I'm at it Again: A Seaboard System Covered Hopper

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  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Now here is a Seaboard System Covered Hopper I have been working on and finally finished.

    Kit: Rail Runner/Athearn: 54’ P.S. Covered Hopper (251-1)
    Kadee #5 Couplers

    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: Testors Dullcoat

    Trucks:
    Paint: Folk Art Charcoal Gray (613)
    Drybrush: Americana Burnt Sienna
    Sealer: Testors Dullcoat

    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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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    And here is the other side.

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  3. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    You have done a nice job Tom.
    Looks Great:p
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    great post! Nice looking car there. In the future I will try and do the quick details to help spark ideas maybe, like your's has done for me when weathering cars. Thanks Tom.
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks folks for the compliments.
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Nice Work!

    Another beautiful peice of rolling stock, Tom. When do we get to see them in a train? Boy, would that ever be cool.:)