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And we're off...


Sylvian Tennant

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yes, off to a flying start with some actual non-practise weather.

 

Originally, I was going to do a detailed step by step account of what I've built and how I've done it. However, I have since changed my mind. Instead, I will write about how I've done stuff but at certain stanges, such as starting, built, modifications, painting and weather. But that will come later. At the current time, I have just finished a small rake of Parkside 13t hi-bar wagons, all the the trafers were modelmasters and the paints being humbrol & tamiya. Tamiya was used only for two of the interiors of the wagons.

 

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Oh, alos, you can see there is no "High-bar" wording on them... mainly due to there being none on the transfer sheet and I couldn't be bothered to hunt around to find some.

 

 

Next up is a Bachmann WR 12t vent van, weather entirely with humbrol paints.

 

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As you can see, I have included an indentical wagon in the rake to show the comparison between a weathered example and one straight from the box.

 

Finally there is a modified Dapol/Airfix brake van, again I will write an article on how I did it but here is the finisehd result. This was painted and weathered entierly with humbrol products.

 

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Anyway, there's ya lot... I'm off to celebrate my 1st anniversary with my girlfriend :) please be kind with the feedback...or at least constructive. I hate people who try to belittle.

 

 

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Lovely high-bars especially. So much better when the base model is up to scratch as these batch are... there's only so much a paintjob can do. :good_mini:

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I really like the contrast in the vent van shot - before and after as it were - just shows what can be done with good ol' Humbrol

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ohmy.gif Blimey, the practice has certainly paid off! Looking really good there, the opens are great. Well it's all great actually, good job!
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