Fred & Red's Cafe

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by TrainNut, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    So I was in a new hobby shop this weekend in Tucson and this little kit caught my eye. It is laser cut and the detail is... WOW! I only hope I can do it justice. I thought I would post my progress here little by little to be harassed by all... uhmmmm.... I mean to be enjoyed by all!
    Step one - go back to the hobby shop and purchase white and red for experimenting with my new airbrush. I figured I would get the main shell of the structure complete first and then spray the outside as opposed to painting and assembling (windows/doors/glazing) each piece at a time.

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  2. Wyomingite

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    Hi TrainNut

    I built several of there kits including the one you bought. There great kits so enjoy building it. Looking forward to your progress.

    Ron :thumb: :wave: :wave:
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looking foward to seeing it being built. Keep us updated on it.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  4. TrainNut

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    I accidentally came across this thread the other night and figured I better attach a finished picture for the masses that have anxiously been waiting the last two years!
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  5. nachoman

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    That place is sure crowded with some fancy cars :D Nice work!

    Kevin
  6. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I'm not seeing a picture? :confused:

    Edit: Nevermind.... There it is. :mrgreen:

    Awesome job.
    I just don't have the patience for those tiny little parts.

    I'm getting mine from http://www.tabletoptowns.com
  7. TrainNut

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    The local Z club held a car show to celebrate the grand opening!
  8. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That is a nifty kit! Looks great in that scene!
    Ralph
  9. jesso

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    That building turned out very nice and made for a great scene on your layout! I really like working with laser cut kits. They seem to very often turn out really well. Where did you get a the nice N scale cars?
  10. Mountain Man

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    Is the yellow railcar next to it the kitchen, the dining room or the "new annex"? :mrgreen:

    Very nice!
  11. TrainNut

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    Most of the cars in that scene came from the LHS. The pickup truck and some of the sedans are from Classic Metal Works while all of the Z cars and some of the other little Japanese looking ones came from Tomy.

    Could be any of the above I guess but I rather envisioned it as the dining room since the main building is occupied mostly by the kitchen with just a small area up front for ordering. :rolleyes:
  12. Packers#1

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    nice work, I think I'll get one of those, I've got a good spot in mind.
  13. seanm

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    Must be a grand opening or they have the best posssum stew in town.