On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 18:58:28 -0000, John Turner wrote:
=>> ok guys (and gals?)
=>> new to the hobby and just got my baseboard fixed together.
=>> now for the next step.
=>> what would you recommend
=>> mat or scatter?
=>> glue or paint as a fixing agent?
=>> and same question about the ballast for the track
=>> all opinions welcome.
=>> also should say i'm modeling in oo .
=>None of these - get your track down and play trains for a while. When
=>you're happy that the layout works properly and meets all your operational
=>requirements, that's the time to start thinking of scenery.
And buy a book or two about the basics of modelling railways. The best are
the ones that describe building a complete layout, since they cover every
aspect. If your local public library has suitable books, borrow before you
buy. Or browses through them in a gopod hobby shop.
If you didn't want to go to Chicago, why did you get on this train?
<just one w and plain ca for correct address>