by: Frederick Boucher [ ]
IntroductionScenery specialist NOCH produces hard foam models simulating stone and masonry for modelers to create their own structures and scenery. Stone Wall (Natursteinmauer), item 58064 is one choice, part of the Hard Foam series (Hartschaum-Serie).
Stone Wall / NatursteinmauerThis piece is made of a hard foam and packed in a heavy plastic bag.
A multidimensional facade simulates rough stonework and is capped by cut stone. It measures 32 cm x 12.5 cm / 12.6 (12 9/16th) in. x 4.8 (4 13/16th) in. Modelers can use this for retaining and property walls, arches and portals, and buildings.
You can cut the material, scribe and distress it for texture, and even heat it for shaping. This foam is also suitable for solvent based paints.
scaleNOCH advertises it for HO scale, which is 1/87. Obviously, stone structures can be of all sizes of rocks and thus the only limiting factor for scale is a modeler's imagination.
InstructionsA card label serves as a backdrop, label, and instruction sheet. NOCH prints the instructions in German and English. Other complimentary Hard Foam models are presented on the back.
conclusionI think this is a very useful product. It is easy to work with and looks very authentic. It provides a 3-D effect in sturdy light material.
Stone Wall (Natursteinmauer) is a quick and effective way to create stone work for your layout and diorama. Recommended.
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