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Old 03-17-2014, 02:18 PM   #1
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Backdrops

Guessing this question gets asked once per week but here it is again. I am looking for high quality backdrops for my HO layout. I need about 8' of modern, large city skyline and roughly 22' of hills to mountains transition (spring, summer or fall doesn't matter). I've Googled around and found a few odds and ends but wondering if anyone has used a good site/supplier of backdrops at this size and scale? Any tips/comments/web sites that you have experience with would be appreciated.

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Old 03-17-2014, 03:18 PM   #2
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Here us a thread previously posted on the Forum
with ideas for backdrops.

https://www.modeltrainforum.com/showt...ight=backdrops

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Old 03-17-2014, 06:33 PM   #3
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NIMT had a guy who made some great back drops. Maybe he can help you. Pete
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:53 PM   #4
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Take a look at this site. Some very high quality backdrops that you can stitch together up to about 40' long and about 36" high yourself. No fisheye or distorted edges but they are kinda pricey.

http://www.backdropwarehouse.com/help.htm
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Old 03-18-2014, 11:46 AM   #5
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Perfect. Thank you everyone.

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Old 03-26-2014, 08:28 AM   #6
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Has anyone tried using a banner printed up at one of the stores like Wal-Mart or Wallgreens? They advertise 1x3, 2x6 and 2x8 banners that can be made from your own photos.
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:44 AM   #7
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Never tried that but maybe you could take a picture of what you would like as a background and let us know how it turns out. Pete
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Old 04-27-2014, 06:00 PM   #8
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Again, some good sources. Thanks n
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