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jhoenig

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Complete trees are pricey, they are there for those who want a diorama quality tree without building it. I prefer to sell kits or the separate parts, all pricing includes shipping which is pricey in itself.
These are definietely foreground trees.
 

montanan

Whiskey Merchant
Thy are absolutely beautiful and foreground trees without a doubt. Not too practical if you have to add a pine forrest. Don't want my model railroad to go bankrupt. The trees in the enclosed pictures cost me about a dollar to make. The armatures are sagebrush I get for nothing locally and then a little bit of Woodland Scenice foam is all I have to add.
 

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Monegeetta

New Member
Montanan, just looked at the web site and have to agree, the price is way outside my range. I love your photo, those trees look brillant so life like, at first glance it's hard to tell it's only a model railway.
 

jhoenig

New Member
Monegeetta, as you can tell by the website most items are aimed at the 1/35 scale military modeler, my reason for posting on this forum is because my roots started in model railroading and I always tried to make to make the most realistic pine trees, I tried with plumosa thru the years (also called air fern, asparagas fern) with unsaisfactory results because it would dry out, change color, and fall apart, it took a long time to finally be able to preserve it, so for those who would like to use it instead of caspia I offer it, as well as ground cover, ground foam just doesn't fit in a larger diorama.
I agree model railroads take alot of trees and scenery, and to use these types of trees for anything other then a specimen/foreground tree is not practical for most, and as I told Montanan I prefer not to sell complete trees, as you can guess it takes a long time to build one and alot to package and ship one, but I wanted to offer the plain preserved plumosa for those who may have their own trunks and would like to build their own tree, you just can't beat the look of a pine tree made with plumosa,
Thanks for the post
 




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