(bulk of 25) Cork Roadbed 3' (25)

This is a N Scale Model Train Track Roadbed of Cork Roadbed from Midwest Products. It contains a total of 25 Strips. For beginning or experienced collectors.

Midwest (bulk of 25) Cork Roadbed 3 (25) Model Train Track Roadbed N Scale #3019
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 Midwest # mid3019
$29.75
 
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Midwest Item # mid3019
Features :
  • Beveled for a realistic appearance.
  • Excellent sound absorption.
  • Looks like real ballast.
  • 25 strips of 3' cork roadbed for N scale train track.
  • Fits under all brands of track.
  • Lightweight material shapes and cuts easily.
  • Highly consistent thickness and a typically grainy and soft cork surface.
  • Strips are packaged straightly in a long box, not curled or bent.
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"road bed"
Brien Mitchum
very good to use for laying roadbed, very fresh feeling and does not break like some brittle brands of cork.

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Features

  • Beveled for a realistic appearance.
  • Excellent sound absorption.
  • Looks like real ballast.
  • 25 strips of 3' cork roadbed for N scale train track.
  • Fits under all brands of track.
  • Lightweight material shapes and cuts easily.
  • Highly consistent thickness and a typically grainy and soft cork surface.
  • Strips are packaged straightly in a long box, not curled or bent.

Specs

25 Strips Each: 1/8" x 1" x 36"

  • Midwest Product Number: 3019
  • Walthers Product Number: 472-3019

Includes

One Package of 25 Strips of 3' N Scale Cork Roadbed


Requirements & Suggestions

  • Assembly with Chosen Track
  • Pencil
  • Hot Water from Faucet or Pan
  • 1/2" Thin Flathead Nails
  • Sharp No. 2 Hobby Knife
  • Adult Supervision
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Reviews

  
 
"cork roadbed"
david56va (Salem, VA)
great product, easy to work with and looks great. cork roadbed was easy to cut for curves and for under switchs.

 
"My choice for every layout I've ever built"
wtcasper (Westminster, CO)
My preferred subsurface for layouts is plywood; however, cork road bed is a must, in my opinion, on foam too. Although cork must be glued to foam, it can be stapled to plywood which is faster and easier. When used on foam, flex track can be laid using nails which will embed securely in the cork to hold until ballasting is complete and dry. This product comes with beveled edges and a split down the middle. It is intended that the cork be split apart (it's very easy) with each half being glued or stapled against the track line. Even tight radii are easily circumnavigated with this product in this manner. I prefer to use only half pieces, centering them on the track line with the bevel turned down. This way the ballast forms the fall, not the cork. I think this creates a more natural looking fall along the edges of your track (see pictures). More ballast is used this way, but you make up the difference by using only half the cork.

 
"Works perfect every time."
coasterball4
Great product and easy to use. Make sure you sand it after you lay it to get smooth.

Comments

Keep out of reach of small children.

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