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Posted By: Harvey Goranson
Posted On: Monday April 1, 2019 at 9:59 AM
One suggestion I would make Don.
Replace the shelves with glass. While it may or may not occur, I found that sometimes the vinyl or other plastic in model car tires may react with the finish you put on the wood. Not that they will necessarily stick to the wood, but I have old shelves that display the tire impressions of some old 1:25 models from many moons ago.

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I thought I had to share with you a novel way to display your 1/43 by Don Anderson #25635
Very nice, Don. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25635.1
+1 ! (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25635.1.1
One suggestion I would make Don. by Harvey Goranson #25635.2
Another alternative is Department 56 brick, cobblestone or blacktop by Allan Ording #25635.2.1
Someone once suggested placing the cars on dominoes by Jay Golan #25635.2.2
Vey nice!! (EOM) by Keko Romero #25635.3
I like them. Well done, Don. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25635.4
Impressive and a good idea. Follow Harv's advice though on the shelves (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25635.5
They look great! One small point that you may find helpful is to by Jack Dodds #25635.6
I did consider the glass shelf idea, but when the additional weight by Don Anderson #25635.6.1
Ha but I don't think so. With the size of your displays you can get away with 1/8 thick glass cuttin by Tom Ciryak #25635.6.1.1
Use clear plexiglass. It is light easy to work with and readily available. Thats what I used........ by Randy Bahler #25635.
I've used it myself but it scratches easily. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25635.
Felt strips with adhesive backing provide a dust seal for my display doors. They're the type used as by Frank Racibozynski #25635.6.2
very clever and skilled (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #25635.7

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