How do I bring cork roadbed down to ground level?

ModelRailroadForums.com is a free Model Railroad Discussion Forum and photo gallery. We cover all scales and sizes of model railroads. Whether you're a master model railroader or just getting started, you'll find something of interest here.


Rico

BN Modeller
Ok I just reread the original question.
If the hidden staging is going to be put in place at the same base level then simply shave the cork down with a Surform or some kind of sander. I do this when going from mainline to sidings or industrial track.
If the base levels are not the same height then try some of the previous methods and repot back to us.
 

bnsf971

Gomez Addams
Staff member
The OP asked for suggestions on how to do what he wanted, and he says he is happy with the reaponses. Then others are getting upset because the responses are not what they think they shoud be.
If the suggestions are accepted and appreciated by the person asking for the feedback, the ones getting upset need to take a deep breath and move on, rather than creating a tempest in a teacup. I've removed a post, and should probably edit or remove others, but I'll let them ride-- for now.
 

santafewillie

Well-Known Member
While all of the suggestions have some merit on their own, I still think that Ian's suggestion is the best, and Dave and Ken both gave good illustrations of how to do it. No fuss with inclines, shaving, sanding or any other precision thinking.
 




Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)


ModelRailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Top