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Check this out, scene makers!
« on: August 01, 2007, 10:45:41 AM »
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This got e-mailed to me in my capacity as a residential architect....  Thought I'd pass it along...

http://www.samtrees.com/

Ed, you might be interested in the tree selection.

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2007, 11:49:52 AM »
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I've already bought bunches from these guys. What's really neat is you can choose a tree type, then select the color of vegetation for it; quite a nice variety of both types and colors. The bamboo is particularly cool.

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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2007, 12:39:36 PM »
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Nice trees, but kind of expensive, especially of you adhere to Bob Hundman's theory of huge trees for N scale scenes. (He's pretty close to correct about the average size of trees, though.)

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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2007, 12:41:45 PM »
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Huge trees are neccessary.

However, I'm looking at these to do signature trees, like the ones near structures, etc, because while the supertrees make a good forest, they make crappy trees.

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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2007, 01:08:44 PM »
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Huge trees are neccessary.

However, I'm looking at these to do signature trees, like the ones near structures, etc, because while the supertrees make a good forest, they make crappy trees.

Exactly. I would never make a Sam Tree forest, but I would place them strategically in sub/urban areas. Forest trees have a totally different shape from sub/urban trees anyway.