Winter attempt

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Peter Sardagna, Nov 19, 2006.

  1. Peter Sardagna

    Peter Sardagna Member

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    Recent deadly accident

    This was an unfortunate crash with two cars ending up in Rocky Creek.
    Two drowned, one lady survived.

    Investigation later revealed one of the the drivers was a railfan who was distracted by a beautifully restored steamer passing by on the parallel bridge...

    Photos posted in the Gallery under Pond Junction & Rocky Creek RR
  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Hey Peter, I noticed you live in Orange County, Me too, just on the far out skirts of it in RSM, CA. What LHS do you go to. Me, I go to Milepost 38 Trains in Yorba Linda, The Train Crossing in Costa Mesa, and Arnie's Trains in Westminister.
  3. Peter Sardagna

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    Hi, Josh -- I get most of my stuff on the internet, but, spend very little on the hobby. Plaster and paint is cheap and go a long way! :)
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    I get a chill just looking at the picture - fantastic job!!!
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    Nice work, not over done.
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    I hope my attempt this weekand looks half as good as yours does. Hope you don't mind if I reference the pictures. :)

    I'm using woodland scenics snow. I hope to replicate a post blizzard condition. Deep snow!
  7. Peter Sardagna

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    Jflessne, I have never used Woodland Scenics' "snow". Be sure to let us know how it works out for you. Please take some "before" and "after" photos, if at all possible!
    That stuff is very expensive compared to plaster...
    Peter
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    Incredible! Flat out breathtaking!
  9. Peter Sardagna

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    Inspiration

    I added two photos of my inspiration -- John Allen's work -- to the Gallery at Pond Junction & Rocky Creek RR. Now, that is some serious modeling!
  10. Biased turkey

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    Excellent work Peter Sardagna, congratulations.
    The pics that impressed me the most is the one that has nothing to do with the railrood: the trees, waterfall and the pond. It really looks like what I sees when I go snowshoeing here in the Laurentian mountains .
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    That is one nice scene, I did a corner of my traction Layout Polly filler goes a long way cheap and cheerful.

    A very nice snow scene Peter Sardagna:thumb:
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    :wave: :wave: They look great. Nice job between the high and lower elevations :thumb: :thumb:
  13. renata1972

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    Great Peter! Very nice work.
    Renata from Italy
  14. Peter Sardagna

    Peter Sardagna Member

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    Thank you allfor your kind words!
    You inspired me to put a lot more effort into my modeling!
    Peter
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    Do you mean that you seal it with a mist of water from a spray bottle ?
    I don't get it how an airgun can create a mist .
  16. Peter Sardagna

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    Sorry -- bad choice of words (my Hungarian is showing). I use an airBRUSH because its spray is very fine and controllable.

    The droplets from spray bottles leave the surface pitted with little craters that look huge in N scale -- especially in close-up photography. Spray from the airBRUSH does not ruin the effect of a smooth snow blanket.

    Thanks for asking!

    Peter
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    Biased turkey Active Member

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    Thanks for making that point clear Peter.
  18. oldtanker

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    Fantastic.....only thing wrong that i can see is it looks COLD!