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layout surface
Posted by snowey on Saturday, October 13, 2001 3:12 AM
is it neccesarry to have a layout surface 100% flat?
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Posted by thirdrail1 on Saturday, October 13, 2001 8:50 AM
Not if you are modeling tracks on a grade! But, it is necessary that there be no sudden changes in elevation. The change from level to grade should be extremely smooth. Your basic benchwork should be 100 percent level so that level sections of the trackage are truly level.
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