Cactus Plants ?

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Cactus Plants ?

Postby Maniwaki » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:07 am

Hello there,
Where can I find cactus plants like that:
http://www.hattons.co.uk/95273/Woodland ... etail.aspx
I need a lot of them but not at this cost (it's a little bit expensive for me). It's for a GNine project.
All your replies are welcome !
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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:20 am

A search on ebay, only came up with this alternative - Pegasus PG6507 – Large Cacti Plastic Model Kit – 13 – 50 mm, still not cheap, but as a kit can be put together in different ways. surprised there are no cheap Chinese ones, as there are plenty of palm trees available!

There is another Pegasus kit, which looks cheaper, set number 2.just search on Pegasus cactus
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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby NotHarryPotter » Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:26 am

For an On30 layout I carved a few from balsa. The bent arms were attached with pins. These were OK but not very strong if bumped.
Would it be more feasible to build wire armatures and coat them in No more gaps or similar. This is a process much used for making tree armatures.
Paint them green, it just might work.
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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby Bilco » Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:32 am

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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby Maniwaki » Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:11 pm

Thanks for your help !
Have a nice day,
Chris

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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby DieCastoms » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:36 pm

make or buy two or three different shapes and use those to make a mold and then cast as many as you want in rubber. they'd bend instead of breaking and as long as the molds last you have an unlimited supply.

just an idea, hope it helps.

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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby Maniwaki » Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:24 am

Another good idea ! Thanks.
Have a nice day,
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Re: Cactus Plants ?

Postby chris stockdale » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:31 pm

Nice cactus Juergen!

The original post does say for Gnine.

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