Couple of Boxcars & a Tanker

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  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here are the last of my Mantua rolling stock that needed to be converted to Kadee couplers and weathered.

    Weathering:
    Car Body:
    Rust: Drybrush Americana Burnt Sienna
    Grime: Drybrush: Folk Art Dark Gray 426
    Wash: Folk Art Dark Gray 426 thinned with blue windshield washer fluid 1:5
    Sealer: Testors Dullcoat

    Trucks:
    Paint: Folk Art Dark Gray 426
    Drybrush: Americana Burnt Sienna
    Sealer: Testors Dullcoat

    Wheels:
    Paint: Americana Burnt Sienna mixed with Folk Art Bright Peach (682) 1:3
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    General Electric Tank Car

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Linde Boxcar

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Seaboard Boxcar

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  4. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Nice work Tom!

    I take heart that you do not mention an airbrush in your technique, since I do not have one!

    Would it be possible to see a step-by-step of your technique?

    Andrew
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    ...and a dambid good job I might add!
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    Very very nice Tom, always like to see your work
    shamus
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    Tom,

    I like it, I love it, I want some more of it. (sounds like a song) :D Great work friend. Jim :eek: :eek: :eek:
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    Excellent work Tom! :cool:
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks everyone for the compliments.

    Andrew

    I do use an airbrush for custom painting but I am not comfortable using it for weathering. Since I like the way the weathering looks I will continue to use a brush.

    Check out this link for information on how I weather my rolling stock.

    http://www.railroadforum.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1533
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    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks Tom! That's a great step by step. Exactly what I am looking for...

    :)

    Andrew
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    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Hey Tom,

    Any chance you could post that "how to" over here as well... It is a great candidate for The Academy.

    Andrew
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Andrew

    I have been planning to when I get the time. Some of the photos got accidently deleted offf my hard drive so I have to reterive them.
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    Good bit of just a little bit of weathering there Tom. My problem?

    Start with the dry brush and just don't stop!! Getting "just that nice little bit of weather" look?? Nup.... ends up weathered to death!
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks for the comments.

    Sounds like some of my first weathering jobs.

    One day this one will be corrected.

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