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mwbpequod Posted - 12/24/2011 : 1:16:10 PM
These 2 are the first of several left over from a large box lot of cars and rubbish (emphasis on rubbish, ) that I had bought a few years ago. I pulled all of the decent cars that took only a few hours of effort to move them to either keep or depart. The rest were salvaged for parts, trucks, etc and more than a few made some great kindling last winter,

But, I kept a few on the shelf thinking that there might be something there other than just kindling.

These 2 were basically wooden boxes with a boxcar roof section all nailed together when I started.
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TRAINS1941 Posted - 05/10/2020 : 12:22:09 PM
Very nice indeed!
Michael Hohn Posted - 05/10/2020 : 11:46:49 AM
Fine job Martin.
mwbpequod Posted - 05/10/2020 : 09:53:41 AM
Originally posted by George D

Very nice, Martin. What do you seal them with? Clover House says not to use Dullcote on their transfers.

Correct - not Dullcote. I use Rustoleum Clear Matte.
George D Posted - 05/10/2020 : 09:02:00 AM
Very nice, Martin. What do you seal them with? Clover House says not to use Dullcote on their transfers.

mwbpequod Posted - 05/10/2020 : 08:45:14 AM
A bit a decent weather late last week and I was able to get these 2 cars painted and then apply the dry transfers. They still need a quick overspray to seal the top dry transfer layer, but here they are practically finished.

mwbpequod Posted - 04/19/2020 : 07:24:18 AM
Ends and roof bits installed....

Now I'm waiting for a few warm days to do some painting if I can score some flat white paint somewhere......
mwbpequod Posted - 04/12/2020 : 1:13:45 PM
Originally posted by George D

Multi tasking - wood in one thread and styrene here.

The reefers look great, Martin.


Good point, George! This is for all those that think that I only work in wood,
George D Posted - 04/12/2020 : 12:12:09 PM
Multi tasking - wood in one thread and styrene here.

The reefers look great, Martin.

mwbpequod Posted - 04/12/2020 : 10:16:16 AM
Sides pretty much done....

mwbpequod Posted - 04/05/2020 : 11:54:00 AM
Originally posted by TRAINS1941

Your work is just so outstanding.

Thanks, but now I can't get out of my office; got my head stuck in the door again,
TRAINS1941 Posted - 04/05/2020 : 10:23:30 AM
Your work is just so outstanding.
mwbpequod Posted - 04/05/2020 : 09:47:16 AM
Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Good work doing the detailing, Martin.

Thanks! All 4 sides are next,
Michael Hohn Posted - 04/05/2020 : 09:04:34 AM
Good work doing the detailing, Martin.
mwbpequod Posted - 04/05/2020 : 08:27:48 AM
Underbodies built up and installed.

mwbpequod Posted - 03/29/2020 : 12:05:51 PM
Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Very sharp, Martin. Got a color picked out?

Sounds like your airbrush is going to be busy soon.


I'll have to wait a bit for it to warm up for painting outside.

Got dry transfers for these 2 out of the box. States the car was "green" - leaves a bit of interpretation. When I get closer to done, I'll open up the transfers and see if that's also the roof and ends.

Also have dry transfers for the PSC car; white sides and red roof & ends. Ok, no white in stock....

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