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    Default Yet another ballasting technique

    I came across this ballasting video while perusing the Railways of Germany Forum this morning. A bit "Rube Goldberg" but the ballast sure came out nice!

    https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/germ...deo-t8130.html

    It is not very long, and you don't need to understand German to appreciate it. For those who care, "Schotter" is ballast, and "Kleber" is glue. "Schotterkleber" is...……

    Too bad this demo is HO - I'd like to see it done in Spur N!
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    "Schotterkleber" is...……
    ... a typical mass-produced American pilsner?

    He created what a prototype ballast regulator ("broom") essentially does. Pretty cool, and even replicates the individual bits of ballast being flung forward and out. (Best to be well clear of the tracks when a broom is working!)

    Amazing results!
    Paul Schmidt

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    Ausgezeichnet! Good ol' Deutsche Genialitaet!

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    If there are any questions I can translate the description in the video if wanted.

    Gruß aus Deutschland

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    Thanks Torsten! Much appreciated.
    Cheers!
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