Tracks are…. closer to being done.

Ok, so I “finished” the second track.  I still need to do the special hinged treads on the ends.  But nevertheless, a huge step.

I also need to add cleats to each tread.  That will be a decent undertaking, but is fairly crucial.   They serve many purposes, like traction in soft ground, and protecting the tread blocks, etc … but they also reduce surface area friction on pavement.   And of course, they will make the tracks look like the real thing.  Here’s my design/pattern for them:

 

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