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Hi everyone!

My family & I have just purchased our first HO Scale Bachmann Chatanooga... & have it set up on a large table tennis table in our spare room. We are roughly working my way around things...

Have still not settled on a final track layout....

we have "papier mached" a good mountain & tunnel exits & I have structured an overpass....

I would like to know of a good website that offers information on setting up a model from scratch & "town planning" etc.... I don't want to get caught out! So i need step-by-step instructions! Any ideas?

I am including a "small town" sports oval (for Australian Rules Football!!!) and am therefore looking for a length of fencing that is not picket fences, chain links or the like... Again any ideas???

We are having fun!

Susan :) in Tasmania!
 

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Chain Link

The closest thing I know of is a fiberglass screen mess to keep bugs out. It would probably be better for O scale though. It sounds like a good challenge.
In fact I have some around here somewhere. Good Luck!

On second thought,you could use a plastic material and cross streak it with paint to look like a mesh.

Purple????
 

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Bravo

Shaygetz, that is some fine modeling!:thumbsup: I visited the site and I will have to do more. I like how the project was laid out and presented.It must of been a lot of work.Your work is very much appreciated. You even used a 3mm LED neat! And to think it was all done in N scale.:)
 

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Tulle is the same product that I use.

When one models, my best advice, besides patience, is to think outside of the box. Bob(shaygetz) is one of the best, judging from his pics. I use many natural materials on my modules, weeds, real dirt, silica sand, ect. Saves money so that you can buy more trains!!!

Bob
 

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Well sir you did it again. I knew about the fence I have used it but the wire on top, that one I have been trying to figure out.
Here is a fence that needs some attention.
The looping is just wrapping around a rod of the right diameter. The wire is motor winding around number 28 to thirty. Small rolls are found at Radio Shack or a bead section in a craft store. I'm probably just repeating what was in Shay's blog anyway. It makes for easier reading.
 
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