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Shelf layout progress

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Shelf layout progress
Posted by cats think well of me on Sunday, September 12, 2021 7:24 PM

Hi all,

Yesterday I got some more work done on the shelf layout by putting up a backdrop and getting some lights into position. The lights are a combination of MicroMark bright white and warm white LEDs. I cut the strips in half and ran the bright white for overall illumination and the warm white to accent it and give it a more natural hue. Micromark said that combining the two colors would give a neutral white appearance. I plan next to do a valance going down about 6" to help frame the layout. The backdrop is by Larc Products and it is their Mack backdrop. At first I didn't like it, but I think it'll be fine for a backdrop especially when I make sure to have trees in the background. I have roadbed here, and track should be here next week. 

Alvie

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Posted by Pruitt on Sunday, September 12, 2021 9:25 PM

That's a great backdrop! Is it a commercial offering, or did you take the photo yourself?

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Posted by cats think well of me on Monday, September 13, 2021 7:38 PM

Pruitt

That's a great backdrop! Is it a commercial offering, or did you take the photo yourself?

 

Mark,

It's a commercial offering by Larc Products and it is their Mack backdrop. I had it printed to the size I wanted and mounted it on a piece of hardboard. it's 2x8 in size. 

Alvie

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Posted by Bigjim7 on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:05 AM
Really nice BD' You have a plan of your layout. Good start.
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Posted by richhotrain on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:11 AM

Alvie, you are off to a great start. No wonder cats think well of you.

Rich

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