=>"minstrel2003" 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.
Wolf Kirchmeir ................................. If you didn't want to go to Chicago, why did you get on this train? (Garrison Keillor)