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post #1 of 3 Old 01-21-2008, 12:14 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy bending cork rd bed

am trying to bend cork 3/16 thick by 1 3/4" wide on the flat for
my model rr to form curves of 22" and 18" radius
sny help would appriecated.
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most of the cork railbed I've seen for the radii was in 2 narrower strips.....
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My experience with laying cork beds is to trace your route lines and then use a contact cement and straight pins to hold it in place until the glue has a chance to set.
Haven't built any in some time but hope to soon.

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