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« on: 30 May 2018, 11:35:21 PM »

Trees. 10mm scale trees to be more precise. So, somewhere between 3 & 10cm tall (a bit small for reality but looks good on the table).

Now, I'm fine with deciduous trees. I have all sorts of sources for those ranging from the acceptable to the pretty damn good. I don't make my own, mind you, I just buy them & base them. I have a load of Minibits deciduous trees that don't seem to be available any more that look great.

But conifers... I don't like the look of most of the conifers I see for offer on eBay for model railway use. They look either plastic or bog brush....

Anyone have suggestions for a good brand or source of good looking conifers/fir trees around 3-10cm in height?
mad lemmey
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« Reply #1 on: 31 May 2018, 08:14:09 AM »

I use Timecast ones (German major manufacturing company that I cannot remember the name of) after a few months in the box they get battered enough to look real!

Off to the Shed of Decency.

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« Reply #2 on: 31 May 2018, 10:41:49 AM »

I saw this spectacular table by Per Broden and asked him where the trees came
from :

Per had been asked several times about the trees and has included a note at the
very bottom of the above post.

Hope this helps.

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« Reply #3 on: 31 May 2018, 10:56:36 AM »

The Timecast ones are Gaugemaster, they're on eBay, but the Busch ones on those huge tables in the link are also on eBay. Good, they look much better than I thought 'live'. That'll do nicely, thanks gents.

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