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Tommatthews
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Posted - 09/30/2015 :  12:48:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland,

They look good and heavy duty.


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BBLmber
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Posted - 09/30/2015 :  1:03:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hy Roland, log cars were the first thing you post a picture of here on the forum. Those look good too.

Mark


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Edited by - BBLmber on 09/30/2015 1:09:22 PM

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 09/30/2015 :  2:09:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great job on those logging cars Roland.

Any more work on the mine area??


Jerry

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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 09/30/2015 :  10:39:38 PM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Wow, nice work!


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BigLars
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Posted - 09/30/2015 :  10:59:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland excellent paint work. Care to share any hints?


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CieloVistaRy
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Posted - 10/01/2015 :  07:33:21 AM  Show Profile  Send CieloVistaRy an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Outstanding, Roland! I have been lurking a long time, and these cars made me break my silence.

Arthur

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LynnB
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Posted - 10/01/2015 :  10:43:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A lot of really nice work. The old guy with his hands behind his back sure gets around.


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Craig H
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Posted - 10/01/2015 :  11:30:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland, Log cars look good.. are they Bachmann?


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Hopeless
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Posted - 10/01/2015 :  7:01:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you all for the comments.
Arthur, Glad I could drag you out of hiding. Kinda miss you around here.
Lynn, the old guy is my Geezer. He looks over my shoulder and keeps me in line.

The log cars are Bachmann. I got tired of seeing them with shiny paint and chrome wheels. They were sprayed with tan paint, then the metal was painted with grimy black. I then went over the car with brown and black chalk, sprayed the whole thing with cheap hairspray and sprinkled on sawdust and wood chips. The chrome wheels were drowned in Blacken It and trucks sprayed black. Both were gone over with chalks.

Roland



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MinerFortyNiner
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Posted - 10/03/2015 :  12:14:06 AM  Show Profile  Visit MinerFortyNiner's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Roland, those log cars look like they belong in a modeling contest! Beautiful work.

I also like the shed, adding the clerestory really makes it an interesting model.



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Geezer
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Posted - 10/03/2015 :  06:49:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just standing around with my hands behind my back, looking over your shoulder....
I like what I see! I echo what Verne said.....
Nice work Roland.


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hon3_rr
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Posted - 10/03/2015 :  1:50:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jaw dropping log cars!
Just super sweet and outstanding eye candy....


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Hopeless
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Posted - 10/03/2015 :  6:47:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys. It was really a simple thing to do.

Roland



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jcoop
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Posted - 10/03/2015 :  11:41:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland,

I have a big fleet of the same log cars and would like to know what tan paint you used, did you use Bragdon chalks?



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Hopeless
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Posted - 10/05/2015 :  8:14:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
John, The tan paint is Rustoleum Camouflage Khaki and I did use Bragdon chalks. Weathered brown and soot black. The paint was pretty light which was fine as I could control the color. The hair spray also darkened everything further.
Hope to see some pictures.

Roland



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