Post Xmas Mod - Ground Cover


I think I pretty much got the look I was after on the hillside, but really need a backdrop.
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Yeah, the little mining loop (Bub's train) needs some attention. :-)
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Post Xmas Mod - Ballast


When I started with Kato unitrack I was hoping I wouldn't need to ballast. But you do.
The upside is ballasting Unitrack is nowhere near the ordeal it is on track without an attached road base.
Its really more of a blending/masking of the transitions between track sections and between track and ground cover.

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I think a couple of picts show the need for ballast.
The contrast with the unballasted track really shows how much improved the look of the track is with a very simple ballast.


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Post Xmas Mod - Initial Scenicing

I guess I didn't get any pictures of the grout, but it mixes up well goes on nice. I did find using a picnic squirt bottle (like for mustard) works quite well for small/tight areas.

Coloring the grout with some washes. Most of this hillside will be covered with ground cover.
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I'm not sure about the too steep cliffs.
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Yeah, the departure is abrupt, but I'll live with it. This will remain a rock/cliff area.
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