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    Hi folks. So I have been hiding a bit. Sorta intimidated by your tracks and skills.

    Here is a starter pack of my track which is the core of the club, since I made the club to have peeps to race with.

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  • #2
    Not sure why you would be intimidated that looks excellent
    I would be intimidated to run it hard for fear of landscaping damage

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    • #3
      It is hydrocal. You would need a real life bulldozer.

      hmm wonder why some files are attached and others are in the post? Lol and just realized these are old pictures. Much more detail added since then
      Last edited by Farrout; June 7, 2020, 09:33 PM.

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      • #4
        WOW! Great looking set up!!!

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        • #5
          Wow man, that’s great! Watched the video, looks like a great time to run on it, thanks for sharing it!

          Paul

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          • #6
            You, intimidated?

            Absolutely not, your track and slot cave are fabulous! I actually like the twisty track forcing you to drive the car......great layout!
            Come Race at The Trace!
            Timberline Trace International Raceway - SW of Mpls, MN

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            • #7
              Track is actually a combination of nice corners I liked racing on when creating temporary plastic tracks

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              • #8
                So today I decided to redo the Italian Village buildings on my track. All 1:32 from pro series hobbies in thin laser cut MDF.

                ​​​​I redid them by grouting the outsides to look like rough stucco (think Targa Florio, added windo details and. More balustrades to balcony’s as well as some shutters, all to make what can look like identikit buildings somewhat different

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                • #9
                  Basically grout, mixing the two colors to get a sense of repairs and additions an d then dry brush white to bring out the highlights.

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                  • #10
                    Then I attacked the. Roof’s This is the plastic terracotta sheets attached to the supplied MDF roof. Ones at back are untouch. Then a little dry brushing as we move to front of photo

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                    then I had to try to make it look like this from my ginormous targa florio book
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                    which lead to a lot of fiddling, washes, grime, coarse flocking in a earth/green color and some teeny tiny pebbles. For the rocks around the edges and the crown of the roof I took some white talus and applied varied washes. Not too shabby.

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                    And all back on the track
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                    • #11
                      Here is the pre photo on the track. Look closely for changes to windows, balconies, shutters plus paint of same plus more highlighted stucco then before all to de-homogenize them
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                      • #12
                        gorgeous! very realistic.

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                        • #13
                          Great looking track.
                          Chris aka CJR RACING Denver, Colorado and Nagasaki, Japan

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                          • #14
                            WOW just wow, your talent is beyond measure, fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                            • #15
                              Well thank you

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