Full Steam ahead's, Farmer's Market...

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by RonP, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    I do not know if this is the correct section of the forum. This is a kit build so I didn't think the Scratching and Bashin area was the right place. Anyways if a moderator chooses to move this somewhere else. I will find it and it and move on.

    This week i received a new model craftsman kit called Farmer's Market from Full Steam Ahead. The model looks great on paper lets see if I a total craftsman kit newb can make it beautiful. If anyone has followed my work they will notice i have NO painting skills yet. So this will be a testiment to the instructions sent with the model.

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    Wow....looks like you've got a handful there... I find this type of kit to be the most satisfying to build, although they do have their frustrating moments...wall1

    Good luck with your build, and share your progress..!!:thumb:
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    Ron, if you don't have an airbrush, you should try to get one of the cheapies from Harbor Freight tools. They'll get you started airbrushing...air brushing is far easier to get excellent results (and faster) than brush painting. I use a Paasche VL airbrush...I used to us a Paasche H. You can get propellant in cans too.
  4. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    I am a little miffed about my website issues as of late. That has given me time to model some more. About the Airbrush i am getting one but i am doing this one by the brush so far i have found the instruction included with the kit have helped me allot in the painting department. BTW the site is back up with a detailed build thread of this kit. Scratchbuilders Guild

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    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Another update for you guys. I hope to get my airbrush soon. here is some brush work.

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  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Looks great! :thumb: :thumb:

    Andrew
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    Looks good so far Ron.
  8. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Thank guys it sure is a fun build.
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    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    A small update on the build.

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    One word reply

    Beautious.
  11. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    We made the diorama bigger and put down some gallery glass. and finally we picked up a Tamiya Paint stand.

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    Laying down ceder shakes

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    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    I want everyone to know I am still working on the diorama i am just Updating my website atm. Will show what we have accomplished by the weekend.
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    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Ron...
    You should really be proud of yourself!:thumb::thumb::thumb:
    You have done a wonderful job, not only on the kit, but also on the step-by-step you posted on your website. I am looking forward to seeing the completed project............keep up the inspiring work!:thumb:
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    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    A few more pictures

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