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First Look Review
HO scale
Wooden Grade Crossing
Wooden Plank Crossing, laser-cut minis
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by: Frederick Boucher [ JPTRR ]


Originally published on:
RailRoad Modeling

Wooden Plank Crossing
Series: Laser-cut Minis
Size: 3.15 x 5.51 in. (5,6 x 8,0 cm)
Item: 14305
Media: Wood
Available scales: HO (1/87); TT (1/120); N (1/160)


Every railroad has grade level crossings. From the beginning many were made of planks. NOCH Laser-Cut minis Wooden Plank Crossing looks and fits great. It has Sharp laser etching of planks and spikes. Good wood grain. I demonstrate it here in Atlas HO code 83 flex track.

My 2% criticism is that the center piece is slightly narrow between the track; ends look a bit rounded. A wire brush will solve this.

Conclusion
NOCH Laser-Cut minis Wooden Plank Crossing looks and fits great.

Please tell vendors and retailers that you saw these products here -- on RailRoad Modeling.
SUMMARY
Highs: Sharp laser etching of planks and spikes. Good wood grain.
Lows: The center piece is slightly narrow between Atlas Code 83 track.
Verdict: Excellent wooden grade crossing set.
Percentage Rating
98%
  Scale: HO Scale
  Mfg. ID: 14305
  Suggested Retail: $10.00 ( 6.99 )
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  PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2013
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 87.00%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 89.22%

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About Frederick Boucher (JPTRR)
FROM: TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES

I'm a professional pilot with a degree in art. My first model was an AMT semi dump truck. Then Monogram's Lunar Lander right after the lunar landing. Next, Revell's 1/32 Bf-109G...cried havoc and released the dogs of modeling! My interests--if built before 1900, or after 1955, then I proba...

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