Model Train Forum banner

1 - 9 of 9 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
569 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
I just got an ugly reminder of how easy it is to log one's self out on this site while making a response to someone else's post.

Anyway, I wanted to mention a possible answer for those of us who have smaller passenger cars, especially those with seats and lighting but no peeps. The answer can be HO or, better yet, S scale people when you can get 'em.

Gunrunner John suggested the idea to me for my Wabash Lionel small coaches and I did the same for my "streamlighting" small K-line cars. You may, like me, choose to spiff up the interiors a bit with inexpensive acrylic paints you can get just about anywhere. For smaller settings, it may be just the thing & it's easy and fun.
 

Attachments

·
Registered
Joined
·
77 Posts
Looking really nice. I am tempted to do the same to mine. What did you use to affix the peeps to the seats?

Ken
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
283 Posts
Passenger

Nice work

Helpful for a project I am planning

MrToad
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
5,043 Posts
Looks good. I put some in my passenger cars, but I'm still looking to buy more seated people.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
8,830 Posts
They look good! Realy good!

I use 1/64 (S Scale) people in a lot of my passenger cars - they simply fit better, as you observed. Also when you want to put a driver inside a diecast auto or pickyp, they usually work best.
 

·
Admin
Joined
·
44,055 Posts
John;

What about 3D printing. You could use it for other projects also ?

Dan
The 3D printing isn't the issue, it's painting all those tiny figures to make them look decent! Besides, you have to find the source material, I'm not up to doing a CAD design of a variety of seated figures.

They look good! Realy good!

I use 1/64 (S Scale) people in a lot of my passenger cars - they simply fit better, as you observed. Also when you want to put a driver inside a diecast auto or pickyp, they usually work best.
Lee, where do you find S-scale figures in quantity without breaking the bank?
 
1 - 9 of 9 Posts
Top