rustus en extremis

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  1. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I tried some heavier weathering on this Bachman coil car. Acrylic paint and artist chalks created the mess. :)

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  2. Dakota train

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    Looks good to me!!!
  3. straight-track

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    Ralph, Great looking " mess " to me too ! :thumb: Joe
  4. chessie4155

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    lookin good!!:thumb:
    Mark
  5. railroader9731

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    looks good, ever try a wash of 70% alcohol and india ink?
  6. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I have used ink wash with some success. I like that method too. Here's another rust bucket that I wasn't going to post because I thought I overdid it. Then the other day I saw a real Soo Line covered hopper that looked WORSE! I have to laugh at myself because the photo reveals that I forgot to weather the trucks ! :rolleyes:

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  7. zedob

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    Dang Ralph, it looks like you had some caustic soda spill down the sides.

    As for the trucks, well, the railroad had to replace them because they were too corroded.:thumb: :D
  8. jasbourre

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    All you need now is a little grafity. Looks good.
  9. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Here's Proof of really extensive weathering:

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  10. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Both look excellent.
    Bet now...You're looking at the coil car saying to yourself "Maybe I didn't do enough."
  11. Art67

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    Ralph,

    Thats a fine job you did on that coil car. I especially like how you handled that faded green paint scheme. Nice job.

    Stuart
  12. UP SD40-2

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    Ralph, NICE JOB!:thumb:, on BOTH those cars! of the two, theres just somthing about the coil car that really stands out:thumb:. keep up the GREAT work!:thumb::D