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  1. Thread: dead leaves

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    I think it looks okay. Just needs more of it...

    I think it looks okay. Just needs more of it under the trees.

    My ground foam mix is overscale too, but the overall picture works when everything is built up:
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    Yes, there's a surprising amount of good research...

    Yes, there's a surprising amount of good research materials on the interwebs about the old DQs. Helps to dig into that so you can mimic those details.
  3. Thread: dead leaves

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    Somebody makes a commercial ground cover product...

    Somebody makes a commercial ground cover product that's "deep forest floor" or some such. Basically brown ground foam with some small twigs and things in it.

    But dry leaves in a coffee grinder...
  4. Thread: Farmhouse Build

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    Fine tip tweezer and magnifying lamp will help...

    Fine tip tweezer and magnifying lamp will help with detailed work like this.

    For window assembly, as I recall, I stuck on the exterior window frames on first making sure everything is level on...
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    Wire length can have some effect on brightness.

    Wire length can have some effect on brightness.
  6. Thread: Tree Sizes

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    2" - 6" depending. I try to put tall trees...

    2" - 6" depending.

    I try to put tall trees only in spots like people's yards in town, or in the wild where there wouldn't have been logging in quite a while. Small trees and bushes can go...
  7. Not sure if you've seen, but you can read more of...

    Not sure if you've seen, but you can read more of my lighting adventures in these threads:

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?33125-Lighting-up-the-town
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  8. How fine a tip do you have? ...

    How fine a tip do you have?

    https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GU8Plc02cY8/UFz7Cx-pBwI/AAAAAAAACJs/CSXSECchMPU/s1600/ay58rb.jpeg

    Seriously, down to 1206 isn't too bad, but the pads are like ears...
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    If you're running Catalina, that could be the...

    If you're running Catalina, that could be the issue. That RT file (runtime app) may be 32-bit.

    I'll have to see if I can compile a 64-bit version.
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    May depend on your OS version. As I recall in...

    May depend on your OS version. As I recall in some OSes you can Ctrl-click on the file and do Open to get the option. Or go into the Security & Privacy System Preferences pane, you can allow the...
  11. Hubba hubba. Wait...that's how all my cars...

    Hubba hubba.

    Wait...that's how all my cars look after sitting on the layout for a year. :hmm:
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    I think it would work okay if you go on the...

    I think it would work okay if you go on the lighter side of sky blue. Very pale. For photos, you're probably going to care most about how things looks at the horizon, and that's where the sky is...
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    I finally wrapped up my scratch bar project. ...

    I finally wrapped up my scratch bar project. Called it "Tailings" cuz it sounds like the kind of place a bunch of tired miners would go at the end of the shift. :cheers:
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    Hehe. Cool.

    Hehe. Cool.
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    Decided to scratch build a small bar this...

    Decided to scratch build a small bar this weekend.

    Cut pieces to fit and started wall assembly:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49410321237_56991c1cd7_z.jpg

    The brick sheet and part of...
  16. Dang, I thought had enough vehicles. But how can...

    Dang, I thought had enough vehicles. But how can I resist?!

    Hey are some of those Ford pickups weathered??
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    My practices are different. What might be...

    My practices are different.

    What might be better is a list of common options for each type of thing, with benefits and drawbacks of each. Some of those might give you better running or better...
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    I had fun finishing this little scratch cabin. ...

    I had fun finishing this little scratch cabin.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49368212756_36135e222a_z.jpg

    Completed with removable roof:
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    I'd recommend an earth tone paint. You'll feel...

    I'd recommend an earth tone paint. You'll feel better about the color. Might even inspire you to add ground foam.
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    Sticky: (last one) And this one is my scratch switch...

    (last one)


    And this one is my scratch switch tower. May have gone overboard with interior details on this one.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/4720/38785492560_d2661569ba_z.jpg
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    Sticky: Here's a few scratch-builds. I've found with...

    Here's a few scratch-builds. I've found with scratch-building, it's easier if you have prototype pics to start from. Easier to keep things in scale.

    These are based on prototypes...

    Here's...
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    Sticky: This one's an example of a kitbash of a couple...

    This one's an example of a kitbash of a couple DPM buildings, spliced to fit the curve of the street. Nothing amazing about the bashing, but I think the details help elevate it:
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    Sticky: Man, I can't believe I've neglected to post my...

    Man, I can't believe I've neglected to post my structures in this thread. I love doing structures!

    My advice: it doesn't matter so much whether you use a cheap built-up, a kit, or bash or scratch...
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    I finally started ballasting my yard: ...

    I finally started ballasting my yard:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49324018908_5456959298.jpg

    Unfortunately, ran out of Yard Mix halfway through......
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    I agree that spray foam isn't as useful. And...

    I agree that spray foam isn't as useful. And carving the foam sheets is more fun anyway.

    For glueing the foam sheets, I've had the best luck with Super77 spray adhesive. Spray on both surfaces,...
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