New to N scale. I've seen a lot of people painting the sides of their rails when blasting. I've got some old furniture touch up markers laying around. Could I use these to give my rails that rust look?
I would think if it sticks to the rail, it'd be ok to use...so long as it dried rather quickly. Most critical would be to make sure it doesn't get on the tops of the rails, since they need to be clean for the loco wheels to pick up the electric energy. Be sure to wipe the rails with alcohol on a soft rag after applying this stuff.
I'm making a shelf layout which I want to keep fairly lightweight, so I was wondering if there are any techniques for using regular spray foam with Woodland Scenics rock molds? Since this kind of foam is a chemical reaction I'm worried about it releasing from the mold.
If this works, what I...
I gave up on the air brush when I had the leaking propellant can.
After some shopping around I found Tamika spray cans at the
hobby shop. I tested to make sure it was plastic friendly before
spraying. I also did extensive masking to keep the roof black.
I was very pleased with the texture of...
My o-scale layout thread is here:
This is my first layout with modeling. I've watched a bazillion videos on creating water effects but I am unsure of how to prep my foam. I'm going for ice skating pond and frozen water falls feeding and...
So as I said yesterday I wanted to develop a new and easier method to create custom rail car patches. I think I found a way to do this without much effort.
Printing them on Testors white decal paper would be the easiest method. I say white because you eliminate the see through problem. The other...