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  1. tnolan55

    cork vs foam

    in terms of roadbed, which is better to use? Cork roadbed or woodland scenics foam roadbed?
  2. D

    Plywood on Foam with no Cork ?

    I have nearly completed my "practice layout" , a simple 6x1 "test layout" to see if I had the patience and enjoyment for the hobby. I'm addicted ! Finally at my old age (45) I have both time and money ... a rare window of opportunity that may slip from me any day ... :) But mostly I've...
  3. B

    Laying cork stips in turnouts

    I'm in the process of laying down cork strips for my roadbed. Does anyone have a simple technique/trick that allows for clean/crisp fit of cork roadbed under turnouts. I find I'm either losing the bevel or having to guess where to cut. Many thanks in advance. Eric
  4. Gluing down the cork

    Gluing down the cork

    I decided to go with straight white Elmers glue to glue my cork to the foam. So far I haven't found any reason to be upset with that decision.

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