Finally Finished a Couple of Projects

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  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Finally got around to complete some projects.

    Here they are. First is the New Haven Wood Boxcar.

    List of Materials
    Athearn 40’ Wood Boxcar Undecorated (5230)
    Kadee #5 couplers
    Undercoat: Folk Art Dove Gray (708) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)
    Final Colors: Folk Art Barnyard Red (611) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)
    Dry Transfers: CDS Lettering (HO-496)
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Undercarriage:
    Undercoat: Folk Art Dove Gray (708) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Final Colors: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Weathering:
    Drybrushing: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613)
    Wash: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613) 2 parts; Folk Art Licorice (938) 1 part; thinned 5:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Trucks:
    Undercoat: Folk Art Dove Gray (708) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Paint: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613)
    Drybrush: Americana Burnt Sienna
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Wheels:
    Paint: Americana Burnt Sienna mixed with Folk Art Bright Peach (682) 1:2
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

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  2. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Second up is the B&O MOW Boxcar

    List of Materials
    Athearn Work Train Boxcar: B&O (1101)
    Kadee #5 couplers

    Undercarriage:
    Undercoat: Folk Art Dove Gray (708) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Final Colors: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Weathering:
    Wash: American Burnt Sienna thinned 5:1 with blue windshield washer fluid for rust on the roof, along rivets and other spot locations on car body.

    Drybrushing: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613)
    Wash: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613) 2 parts; Folk Art Licorice (938) 1 part; thinned 5:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

    Trucks:
    Undercoat: Folk Art Dove Gray (708) thinned 1:1 with blue windshield washer fluid
    Paint: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613)
    Drybrush: Americana Burnt Sienna
    Sealer: Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer-Matte (CS200306)

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  3. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

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    Very nice looking models, Tom. Great work.
  4. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Another Bang-Up Job!

    Excellent work as usual, Tom. Still waiting for the picture of a long string of these impressive cars.:)
  5. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Fantastic modeling, Tom! Three thumbs up to you!
  6. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Great detail and weathering Tom. Thanks for all the detail as to how you created these marvelous boxcars.
  7. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks folks for the kind words.

    Steve I promise as soon as I can get around to borrowing a digital camera you will have a picture of them in a line.
  8. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Format

    Tom, it's out of my area, but I like the way you've set it up. You might find a modelling magazine that would take them as a regular (or irregular) feature.
    If nothing else, we need to index them here so that we can find them again!
  9. Bywaterrailroad

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    Beautiful! Really man, that is inspriational work! Plus the detailed "how to" and prof. pictures.
  10. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    Nice lokking cars you have there Tom..Nice work!:D
  11. interurban

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    Excellent work Tom I love them. Great weathering.;)
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Again thank you all for your kind remarks.
  13. rich maiorano

    rich maiorano Member

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    Think you can do that in N-scale Tom:p :D :D :D Rich