After amassing over 400 pieces of rolling stock for op sessions I became upset with the showroom shine & of my rolling stock. It was obvious what was wrong, weathering was sorely needed.
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For my last layout, (Gazette July/Aug. 1990) I painted relatively simple backdrops, as they were short scenes separated with large areas of rocks. (Additional photos of this layout are on my web site at: www.drgwrr.com)
Maritime modeling is usually an area saved for the experts. A realistic coastline to most seems out of reach. Troels Kirk, thankfully, comes to the rescue. Here we bring you part One of “Creating a coastline”. Troels Kirk is a landscape artist from Sweden. Follow along with another great tutorial.
Making white decals used to be a problem, so I have been told. To make the white ones required an ALPS style of printer. Pulsar has hit the scene running with their DecalPro line of products.
I suspect there are many model railroaders that feel overwhelmed by the thought of weathering their own rolling stock (I used to be one of them). Well here is a quick, easy (and cheap) technique that I use that doesn’t require any artistic skills. Look at the picture and starting from the top left corner moving clock wise here’s the list of materials you’ll need.
A couple of weeks ago I wandered into the used section of my local hobby shop. There on the shelf was a used and abused Life Like Proto 2000 SD-7 loco. It was missing some parts but The price was right, so I dropped my cash and took my new ‘prize’ home.
Building an unpainted kit is a bit of a stress. What colors do I use? What if I screw it up? You need not worry any longer. Get those models out and follow our steps to finish off those unpainted beasts. With these few simple tricks, we will help you make a model that will rival any other.