Domino Layout Construction Pros & Cons

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riverotter1948

Midwest Alliance Rail Sys
After a long absence from model railroading, about two years ago I
was able to "pick up the thread" and re-enter the hobby, building a
respectable 8x16 HO layout in one bay of my three-car garage.

I have learned a lot from this project, and, having reached the
limits of what I can "tweak" on this layout, I am preparing to
demolish it and start fresh on my next layout in early 2007.

One of the concepts I have been strongly attracted to is the
"domino" method of construction advocated by David Barrow.

I'd like to hear from anyone who is interested in the domino
approach to layout design and construction -- advocates, railroad
modelers with experience using this technique, opponents,
whomever.
 

JeffShultz

Stay off the tracks!
Dominos are easy. So what if you can't stand on them - how often do you want to do that on your layout?

With foam on top, you can sculpt and build scenery to your heart's desire.

Did I mention they are easy? Just get a nice right angle clamp for the corners and a compound mitre saw (aka "chop saw") and it's a breeze.
 




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