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    Default Looking for a trackside built up.

    I have a Walthers Sunrise Feed built up that I'm planning to use. What I realized though is there is space for another trackside industry next to it that would share the same siding. Thing is, I have no painting skills and no time to build one of the amazing laser cut kits out there. What I would like is another built up of some sort.

    I just did some looking and didn't see anything that seemed too appropriate that was also readily available. I'm hoping some of you have some ideas, or perhaps links to some online retailers to have some older, out of stock items.

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    What about some silos for extra storage. Be they made of concrete or steel the paint isn't tough to do. With steel a shiny surface just means they haven't been up long enough to be dirty.

    Storage silos are often plastic kits which can be painted and assembled in less than an afternoon.

    Concrete silos cane be even easier. Start with PVC drain pipes and paint them. You can simulate it being built in sections by using strip of masking tape to break the big area up. Then spraying a slightly different color. Doing this multiple time produces a paneled look. Again a simple afternoon project.
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    Failing that, take a look at the Woodland Scenics site, I think they have a dairy building as part of their built up series - that might be a good partner for a feed mill.

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    Having once been the marketing guy for Tomorrow Valley Co-op, I can say with some authority that the Co-op storage shed, Interstate Fuel and Oil and/or a rural grain elevator would all be natural next to the Feed Mill. Many rural farm co-ops have agronomy, fuel and feed divisions, as well as other services. The storage shed could easily be the co-op offices or the retail feed and store outlet.

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