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While shopping at Wally World I discovered this Elmers clear glue so I picked up a bottle of it to try for scenery on my switching layout. I ran a strip down the middle of a piece of cardboard and spread it with a small glue brush and sprinkled on some woodland scenics turf grass lightly and let it dry. I found it much easier to spread than the white glue and it held the grass perfectly. That is gonna be use again for sure
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Never heard of the clear glue before. I just tried to look up the difference between the white glue and the clear glue. Almost everything I got (including the Elmer’s web site) had something to do with making slime.
 

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possible headlight lenses?

Elmer's glue that dries clear. Sounds like that would be a good way to attempt to make diesel headlight lenses:dunno:
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Kitchen scale?

where is a good place to obtain a postal scale?
I have to weigh down my rolling stock to meet the NMRA weight
to length standards for rolling stock
Thank you in advance!
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where is a good place to obtain a kitchen scale?
I have to weigh down my rolling stock to meet the NMRA weight
to length standards for rolling stock
Thank you in advance!
Regards,tr1
Except that you may not want a kitchen scale. Often, they are only accurate to within 1/2 oz.

Try a postal scale instead. Same price range, same places to purchase.
 

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Epoxy lenses

Elmer's glue that dries clear. Sounds like that would be a good way to attempt to make diesel headlight lenses:dunno:
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tr1;

Epoxy makes excellent lenses that are waterproof and perfectly clear. I made the lenses in this N-scale scratchbuilt semaphore from 5 min. epoxy stained with Tamiya's clear red, green, & yellow model paints. The green and yellow lenses are just visible at the upper right of the semaphore. The red lens is hidden behind the lamp housing.

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Traction Fan :smilie_daumenpos:

Black River Sta. 2.JPG
 

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Better view of semaphore lenses

Elmer's glue that dries clear. Sounds like that would be a good way to attempt to make diesel headlight lenses:dunno:
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tr1;

This (unfortunately overexposed) view of the semaphore, from the other side, shows the red, yellow, and green, epoxy lenses better.

Traction Fan :smilie_daumenpos:

Black River Sta. east side.JPG
 
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