Look at my N scale downtown!

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by MilesWestern, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Some buildings I'm building for a client, 90% finished! :thumb:

    I invite all of you to stop by my site and take a look at more of my work: protopaintwest - PROTOPAINT WEST INTRODUCES ITS NEWEST SE

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    Here's some of the complex wiring found in a the Cafe: Two neon signs, plus lighting for the entire structure.

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    And this is just 1/4 of all the buildings! :eek:

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  2. Flyboy41

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    Lookin' good. How are you painting those? I can never get bricks to look good.
  3. MilesWestern

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    It's painstaking, believe me! That's at least four different colors of paint, and about 6-7 think coats where needed on the Winfield Cafe.
  4. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Awesome work! I like the battery pack hidden in the cafe. :cool:
  5. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    Are those the DPM kits? They look great...I know how tough it is to paint those Nscale buildings - steady hand/tiny brush. Where did you find a fire escape? It looks like a perfect fit.
  6. railohio

    railohio Active Member

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    Looks good, n00b. When you going to finally make the switch to Normal scale?

    ~BS
  7. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    i cant get my structures to look that good in HO let alone N! great work miles.--josh
  8. CNWman

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    Let me tell you how good you painting skils are: in that first pic, I actualy thought that you'd taken a pic of a real building (I only saw the top half). You are a MASTER painter. I can hardly paint the indivual bricks in HO scale, so I can probably relate to how painstaking it is for N scale...
  9. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Very nice! I really like the cafe sign and the other advertisements painted onthe walls. Great looking details like the fire escape drive my less-than-nimble fingers crazy! Well done!
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  10. COX 47

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    very nice painting and weathering....Do you brush paint windows or mask and spray?...Cox 47
  11. MilesWestern

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    You'll just have to buy one of my buildings and find out! :mrgreen::thumb:
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    Excellent work MilesWestern. First class superdetailing on that Winfield ( best known as Roadkill ) cafe. You are a perfectionist ( It helps when you want to make a living building scale structures )
    DPM makes very nice structures.The only complaint I have is that they should make the doors and windows separate items.

    Here is my humble "amateur version" of it.

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  13. jsoflo

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    Those buildings look GREAT!
  14. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Thanks jsoflo! Chek out my website in my signature for MORE!