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 Posted: Fri Jun 24th, 2011 09:54 pm
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Damn!. After we have this thread about NOT doing something here comes this guy showing an excellent reason for DOING it. Bro, you just DO NOT DO THIS ON A FRIDAY!!.



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 Posted: Fri Jun 24th, 2011 10:43 pm
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Well, I guess Ronnie & I are the only guys using real rock on their layouts. Ronnie's is indoors with standard pier & beam construction...my layout is outside with everything built on 2" blue styrofoam. Maybe the rocks are what keeps my layout in place during high winds, etc. Hmmm...
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 Posted: Sat Jun 25th, 2011 06:08 am
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Woodie,

I guest that's what make us "TEXIAN "a rare breed. !!!!!!

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 Posted: Sat Jun 25th, 2011 06:17 am
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Thanks for the comment !!!!

But I want to add, This was no easy feat !!! All of my rock work was (HOT GLUED) into place and took long hours to do this. I work on the layout for 2 years striaght to get it ready for 23rd Narrow Gauge Convention held here in Denver that year. And wore out at least 5 Heavy Duty Hot Glue Guns. It was like putting the worlds largest jigsaw puzzle together and filling in the gaps with twigs, rocks and pine trees.

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pipopak,

How's that layout coming !!! using real rock.!!!

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 Posted: Sat Nov 26th, 2011 12:47 am
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Have been working on the layout, started on a new section, it's 4x8, with a 2x2 walkway in one section so I can have access as there is a walkway on two sides, but not one on the back side, so that's the reason for the walkway. I'll start a new thread and post some pictures soon. No real rock yet, am not that far, just sculpting the hills right now.

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I used real rock when the POOL RR was on the ground. Paid a nice price for the opportunity of back breaking exercise. When it got raised on the tables some on the rocks came with it. Most of the other rocks have found other careers.
I never thought about using them on an indoor layout because of the weight.

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 Posted: Sat Aug 4th, 2012 11:51 pm
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Lucas-the cat lady was a ploy to revive this thread. I am a member of the RRSA-Real Rock Scenery Assn.
Now, whar's that cat woman???

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 Posted: Sun Aug 5th, 2012 10:42 am
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Roger,

It's not as heavy as one might think. !!! Roll back and take a good look at my pictures. I blended tree bark into it with the light weight river rock, And all of my  rock was held together with "HOT GLUE" instead caulk filler. Also my ballast's is kitty litter. But here's the kicker all that heavy looking scenery was only held up by a sheets of 1'in thick white foam board and liquid nailed to a "L" shape bracket mounted to the studs in the wall. Instead of all that "HEAVY L  GRINDER"  frame work.

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