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Scenery tip
« on: March 09, 2014, 08:57:46 PM »
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Had this idea:



I then applied plaster directly on top.

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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 09:05:13 PM »
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IF thaw dry wall tape I'd say win!
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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2014, 09:11:10 PM »
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Done that before - works nicely - the stuff is adhesive on one side...

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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 01:57:47 PM »
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Looks cheap, and practical.  It will never work. :trollface:
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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2014, 08:36:23 PM »
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Did that years ago while in high school to make a model of the Lambert Glacier in Antarctica. Christ that thing was heavy once the plaster had gone on.
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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2014, 09:01:59 PM »
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I thought using the fiberglass tape would allow me to use a very minimal amount of plaster (and I guess it did).  My goal was to create something very strong with minimal cleanup.

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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2014, 09:09:08 PM »
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I thought using the fiberglass tape would allow me to use a very minimal amount of plaster (and I guess it did).  My goal was to create something very strong with minimal cleanup.

In the olden days it was waded newspaper, aluminum screen and paper towels soaked in plaster.  I don't see this as being much different than that.

I guess it all comes down to how thick you had to make the plaster layer.

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Re: Scenery tip
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2014, 09:15:46 PM »
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I have used that tape to fill in the gaps on the Woodland Scenics foam risers/ramps before laying track. Worked great.

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