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  1. Under the Weather

    N Scale
    Hello to all, I picked up some weathering supplies and thought I would rough up a couple units, I think they turned out ok.
  2. Freight Car Weathering Contest

    Painting, detailing and decaling
    Do you want to show off your freight car weathering skills? I am hosting a contest with some great prizes. Check out the rules and details in this video.
  3. Build a work cradle for your locomotives and rolling stock

    Painting, detailing and decaling
    I recently built my own work cradle for upgrading, repairing, and weathering locomotives and rolling stock. I made a video about how I built it. I hope you find it helpful.
  4. How to Realistically Weather N Scale Tank Cars

    N Scale
    Do you get frustrated trying to get realistic looking weathering effects on you freight cars? Here is how I weather my tank cars with an airbrush with pretty decent results.
  5. How to weather freight cars for you layout

    Painting, detailing and decaling
    Few things add realism to a model railroad light good weathering. Here are some techniques I use when weathering freight cars for my N scale layout. These techniques can be use in any scale. I demonstrate them on an Atlas covered hopper.
  6. How to cast, paint, & weather rocks, texture scenery

    General Model Train Discussion
    I see a lot of guys struggling to get hydrocal rock casting right. Here is how I do it as well as how I paint & weather them & texture scenery.
  7. Pan Pastels Review

    Painting, detailing and decaling
    One of the things I really enjoy about model railroading is testing my abilities and testing myself. I keep seeing modellers on various forums saying they are afraid to try this or that for fear of either damaging or ruining something or just failing at it. I decided early on in my modelling...
  8. Rust Paint

    Painting, detailing and decaling
    So I saw in Micro Mark that they sell a rust paint that's water base and claims to give realistic effects. Wow where they right. It is called Model WASH for the rust effects. It made by vallerjo. Here's a pic of the bottle and trailer I rusted out. I decided idea to use an older 45'...
  9. Weathering Trucks with Acrylic Paints

    O Scale
    (Note: I don't know if there's any interest in this topic, but I had put together this thread for another forum and figured I would post it here as well.) This is “old hat” to the experienced modelers here, but in the interest of adding content I thought I would put together some pictures of...
  10. Weathering using paints and markers

    Beginner Q & A
    Well i don't know how to weather a locomotive and rolling stock can anyone tell me cheap alternative using paint and markers
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