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“Put together the eighth tie for your railroad base and fix it in place on the assembly.”

This issue will feel very familiar as we have done all of this before…



Materials: All of these parts are plastic.


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Eighth Railroad Tie

Step 1

Fit a Tie End to both ends of the Railroad Tie, as shown:

Step 2

Secure these parts together from below with four (4) EP screws:

Step 3

Retrieve the two Connectors from Issue 152. Secure these to the underside of the End Pieces as shown using two (2) EP screws:

Steps 4-5

Retrieve your Track assembly and place this new assembly at the unfinished end (under the Rail). Secure it to the nearest Tie with two (2) EP screws as shown:

Steps 6-7

Retrieve the two Rail Chairs from Issue 153. Secure them to our new Railroad Tie assembly, on either side of the Rail, with four (4) EP screws:


The final Railroad Tie is now in place. We now know how big this Track assembly is going to be!

Next Up

 Issue 157 – Display: Rail, Rail Chairs

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