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Author Topic: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?  (Read 401 times)

Offline Atheling

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Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« on: August 24, 2019, 03:34:37 PM »
Can anyone make a suggestion for very long, perhaps 15-20mm tall, grass tufts that I could use on a/some boggy terrain/many terrain pieces?

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 05:23:04 PM »
My uncle used to make his own for his railway by buying a scrubbing brush with clumped bristles, putting a blob of glue near the base of each clump to grip them together, then cutting it away when the glue has set.
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Offline Atheling

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2019, 07:31:19 PM »
My uncle used to make his own for his railway by buying a scrubbing brush with clumped bristles, putting a blob of glue near the base of each clump to grip them together, then cutting it away when the glue has set.

Good suggestion. T

That would do but I'd like some variation in colour without going to too much trouble as I'm going to be pressed for time.

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2019, 08:43:22 PM »
Tricksy. Gamers Grass from Great Escape Games do some lovely tufts, but only up to 12mm.

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2019, 01:07:42 AM »
Tricksy. Gamers Grass from Great Escape Games do some lovely tufts, but only up to 12mm.
That would have been my suggestion. I don't know anyone who makes 20mm grass tufts.

Offline Atheling

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2019, 06:41:32 AM »
That would have been my suggestion. I don't know anyone who makes 20mm grass tufts.

Thanks :)

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Re: Grass Tufts to add to bog terrain piece/pieces?
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2019, 09:24:04 AM »
I've got some plastic 'grass' from aquarium supplies which might suffice.


Offline Atheling

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