So apparently Blogger restricts you to seven pictures per post, so here's part II of this originally one-part post on making NZR track using Online's plastic NZR sleepers:
Here's what they look like straight out of the packet. You've got to remove the casting thingee in the middle first.
...then start to feed one of the rails through the first set.
Voila! With the PVA dried and the books removed, here's a quick test run of the NZR track in situ. I'll paint over the camping mat first with a brown acrylic, just so none of that unnatural blue shows up through the ballast and ground cover.
|Thomas was disappointed with the lack of tracklaying progress.|
Next post I'll go into making the track look rusty, and ballasting the track to mainline standards.