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Hi folks
I'm John.
Thanks for having me here and I look forward to nicking people's ideas and putting in some of my own....

I was born in Pleck, Walsall in the English West Midlands.
I got into trains at senior school and had a Hornby layout until my move to Australia in 1973.
With retirement in 2008, I started a layout but dismantled it when the missus retired 3 years ago as we planned to downsize and move.
The move is now complete so I'm in the planning stage for a layout and am looking to pick the brains on here for info.
First - what height should the baseboard be at - I see there's a thread on that so great!!!
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Hi John and welcome.
How about another possible approach, with a shunting puzzle, about 4-5ft long, maybe 1ft wide and you can place it at any height you like, for either use, maintenance, or construction.

I also found it a useful step in getting to grip with what I liked and some modern techniques which might be useful.

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