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Ratio Viaduct
« on: January 29, 2014, 01:27:34 am »
Hi all,

I was thinking of using the ration viaduct to span my removable section(obviously placed on a rigid base). I have been reading that so people have been having trouble bending the plastic brickwork that forms the curved underside.
As i was just about to order from hattons before I read these issues, im having second thoughts.

CAn anyway offer some suggestions or other options. Im spanning a doorway of about 820mm.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Cheers Bart

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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2014, 02:59:40 am »
Bart

What about Scalescenes http://scalescenes.com ?

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Geoff
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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2014, 06:30:03 am »
Thanks mate. Are they hard to print and glue together or go you make up a sub structure say out of balsa wood and glue the paper to the sides
Bart

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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2015, 03:03:36 am »
Well I went the ratio route. Now I know why I like plonk n play buildings. My cut and glue skills aren't the best!
After I built the arched spans I found even though what I thought were square were not quite when married up to the pylons.
I have tried my best the align them but as you can see it's not perfect.
I think if I was to do it again I think I what do a span at a time connected them as I went upside to help keep the square.
Anyway I'm think of added drain pipe over the joins to help disguise the gap and hopefully with a bit of weathering it should turn out ok fingers crossed.
I used to be really good at kit stuff when I was a kid but I've found the old eyes and concentration are like they used to be.
Anyway here's a pic of it
Cheers
Bart


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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2015, 03:27:52 am »
Looks OK to me, Bart. A lick of paint and it'll be Mickey Mouse.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2015, 09:20:08 am »
I know you've been away from Blighty a while, George, but when someone says "it is Mickey Mouse", they mean it is a bodged job! So glad you didn't mention Donald Duck  :D
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Re: Ratio Viaduct
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2015, 09:45:28 am »
Eek. How about grouse?
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