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  2. Track, Trestles, Bridges and Roadbed
    I am expanding my raised live steam layout and to save some money I want to use some Aristocraft track I already have. Since I model narrow gauge I would like to remove the Aristo tie strips and replace them with larger wood ties. I have heard of using cedar for its rot resistance but I have...
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    Yes i made a separate tread to not hijack a previous tread, but to help the OP of that tread! Wood For Ties | G Scale Model Train Forum (mylargescale.com) Short introduction: I have been experimenting with wooden ties for over a year now and making tracks in several ways. Even did a study into...
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    Morning fellow large scale railroaders. I have been reworking some of my track and have started to run low on LGB graphite lubricant for the rail joiners. I was looking at substituting the graphite grease for standard anti-seize, you know the silver stuff for bolts and the like. I've used it...
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