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Annie, may I suggest the following statement in your signature:


If you catch me using text speech, tell me.
I am trying to avoid it. Thanks!
 

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Yah. That sounds better than what I have now I will change right now
 

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Back to your trains,

I think your Westover siding looks good!
And it's only going to get better as you add more details. Vehicles, people, shrubs and trees, etc.

You've got a good eye for realism.
Have fun and keep up the good work girl.
 

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Why thank you! ( can’t quote cause I’m on my phone ). I am working on a rusted out dead loco for behind the freighthouse area and I am broke so people may be a little far fetched ( who has 20$ for a pack of 5 little people!) but I am going to a hobby shop sat/sun so might pick up extra details!
 

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does my weathering look good?
 

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does my weathering look good?
On the one roof where I see weathering, yes. The only thing you might consider adding is that where there are big rust patches, there should be some rust stains running all the way down to the edge of the roof.

Walls should have weathering, too. Have you tried that yet? If so, let's see what it looks like.
 

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I love the dead locomotive behind the freight house, but it needs some rails under it. Without rails, how did it get there?
good point, i will use some flex track to make that look more realistic!
 

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Nice. Now it looks like real abandoned locomotive.



Or you could put a little fence around it and a picnic table and make it a "Train in the Park."

 

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When you post your pictures, like of your weathered up box car may I make a suggestion?
Take it off the messy work paint board as it clashes with your box car.

Which looks real good by the way.
Just the right amount of weathering.
Or maybe just a little more would be good too.:smilie_daumenpos:

Pictured on a white poster board would be better.
All the mess from painting takes away from the actual paint job.
It keeps drawing the eye away from it.

That is just a suggestion.

Another question I have been wanting to ask, why so much foam board under the layout?:confused:
You going to dig it out and put in an underground missile silo?:D
 

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Generally, that's a good job of weathering. A little too subtle for my taste, but that doesn't make it wrong or bad.

One thing it think you need, though, and that's a dose of Dullcote or other matte varnish to make your models look less like plastic. Ideally, put one coat on the un-weathered model, apply weathering, then seal it in.
 

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Clavosingrail01: I might pick up some fence of eBay ‘cause that sounds like a good idea. Big Ed: well the reason there is so much foam board there is because when I got the table in November it was covered In My dads questionables and me being a lazy bum just took it all off and called it a day😂 ctvrr i am on mobile and forgot what you said will get back later
 
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