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.
Now that it is getting hot and steamy it is a good time to retreat to the basement and fool around with the trains.
I pulled out the airbrushes I have and decided to try them out.
My question is in the picture on the left is the fitting that goes to the compressor.
Why is that little hole in the...
There is a note in the August issue of Model Railroader that Testors Corp. (A division of RPM International, which also makes Rustoleum, DAP, and other coatings and adhesives brands) will be discontinuing their Model Master, Pactra, and Aztek brands. They will be "focusing" on their flagship...
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...