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    What vehicles do you use for "track scenery??

    Larry Lype Motorsports
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    What vehicles do you use for "track scenery??

    Post  Larry Lype Motorsports on Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:58 am

    Hi Gang
    I was wonderin what kind/brand of vehicles you guys use for track scenery. I have found many Matchbox, Hot Wheels, JL and some model railroad vehicles work quite well. I'll try and get some pics of what I have and post them soon. Lets see what ya have!

    Fast Petey
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    Re: What vehicles do you use for "track scenery??

    Post  Fast Petey on Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:08 pm

    Larry, because I deal with a lot of dynamic scenery I try to keep it all in scale, which means a lot of HO railroading stuff. My figures are all true HO, vehicles, buildings built to HO scale, everything. My favorite source for all of this is Hobbylinc ( and they have just about anything in any time period you may want. Now that does mean the 1/76th scale (approx) T-jets have to measure up to the 1/87th scale HO stuff but when viewed as a forced perspective it's not nearly as bad as, say, trying to view a 1/64th scale XT in the same settings.

    Fast Petey McKay
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