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  1. erie

    erie New Member

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    OK guys me again Does anybody know what color red the erie rr used to paint there caboose,s around 1950 want to repaint a bay window into erie colors. cant find any erie bay windows so I,ll try and paint one from a kit. Iv sent off for the decales. yes im color blind. The ones i rode in with my father were all road dirt color.And does any modeling company make a dunmore erie caboose. been looking but havent found any Thanks for any help
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  3. PWRR-2207

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    Paint Q

    Another link for paint mixing if your line colors are not available pre-mixed:

    www.RailFonts.com - Floquil Master
    copyright of Benjamin Coifman

    His preface has some great tips and here are the colors he recommended for Erie RR:

    Erie Railroad
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    Yellow
    4 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint[/FONT][/FONT] 24 EL Yellow
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]1 Stencil White

    Maroon
    6 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]36 Engine Maroon
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]2 Stencil Black

    Gray
    4 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]48 EL Gray
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]1 Stencil White

    Gold [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]
    Accu-Paint
    [/FONT]
    [/FONT]22 Imitation Gold

    (running gear) Black [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]
    Accu-Paint
    [/FONT]
    [/FONT]2 Stencil Black