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Offline Toosmall  
#1 Posted : 21 October 2021 11:06:45(UTC)
Toosmall

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The layout needed a bit of geotechnical engineering so I Installed rockfall netting protection due to the unstable cliff face, anchored 9m into the rock. All bits are etched stainless steel which was leftover material from a job. A bit over scale but should protect the trains below from the bigger rocks.

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Offline marklinist5999  
#2 Posted : 21 October 2021 13:40:26(UTC)
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Uh oh, be waiting for propper scale critics. I think it looks great! Inexpensive chicken wire.
Offline rmsailor  
#3 Posted : 21 October 2021 20:13:59(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Toosmall Go to Quoted Post
The layout needed a bit of geotechnical engineering so I Installed rockfall netting protection due to the unstable cliff face, anchored 9m into the rock. All bits are etched stainless steel which was leftover material from a job. A bit over scale but should protect the trains below from the bigger rocks.

IMG_1391.jpg

IMG_1398.jpg

IMG_1411.jpg

IMG_5182.jpg


Here in the Uk you normally see netting pinned to the reockface rather than in the way you have modelled it.
Offline rmsailor  
#4 Posted : 21 October 2021 20:34:31(UTC)
rmsailor

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Originally Posted by: Toosmall Go to Quoted Post
The layout needed a bit of geotechnical engineering so I Installed rockfall netting protection due to the unstable cliff face, anchored 9m into the rock. All bits are etched stainless steel which was leftover material from a job. A bit over scale but should protect the trains below from the bigger rocks.

IMG_1391.jpg

IMG_1398.jpg

IMG_1411.jpg

IMG_5182.jpg


Here in the Uk you normally see netting pinned to the reockface rather than in the way you have modelled it.
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Offline Toosmall  
#5 Posted : 21 October 2021 21:13:21(UTC)
Toosmall

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I tried covering the whole rock face and it just looked ugly. I prefer nicer scenery. Since both systems are used I went for the fence type arrangement. Would have been easier simply to pin it over the whole rock.

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Offline Toosmall  
#6 Posted : 22 October 2021 05:33:47(UTC)
Toosmall

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This was one of the prototypes I used as a guide.

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Offline kiwiAlan  
#7 Posted : 22 October 2021 15:02:35(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Toosmall Go to Quoted Post
This was one of the prototypes I used as a guide.

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Well that photo makes it look like there is a large mesh supporting a normal hurricane wire mesh. It might be a trick of the light on the mesh though, but makes your modelling look legitimate.

I also like that the lower mesh has caught a rock from rolling onto the track. ThumpUp
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Offline Toosmall  
#8 Posted : 22 October 2021 16:08:48(UTC)
Toosmall

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I have got some stainless steel woven mesh but it is a bit too fine at 0.1mm spacing. Even though you can see through it easily, it looks solid from the wrong angle, so better to leave it off.

Fence detail

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Offline bph  
#9 Posted : 23 October 2021 00:18:19(UTC)
bph

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Originally Posted by: Toosmall Go to Quoted Post
The layout needed a bit of geotechnical engineering so I Installed rockfall netting protection due to the unstable cliff face, anchored 9m into the rock. All bits are etched stainless steel which was leftover material from a job. A bit over scale but should protect the trains below from the bigger rocks.


very nice ThumpUp, and I don't think it's much overscale, if any.
Rockfall netting intended for big rocks have quite a large mesh size.

This picture is from Norway.
https://www.banenor.no/contentassets/c5dc40f7c3d94f84b68e4eee88c40f92/rassikrbb540_svingheim.png
photo: banenor.no

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