Free-Lance Freight Car...The Easy Way

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Drew1125, Dec 29, 2001.

  1. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    I thought I'd change this bright shiney gon with a mid-70's paint scheme into a well-traveled workhorse from the 1950's, lettered for my own RR. I used some Easy-Lift-Off to remove just the roadname lettering, leaving the data & road number...
    Here's a before shot...

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  2. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    ...and here's an after shot with K&I lettering, new trucks, couplers, & a good dose of road grime...

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  3. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    What a difference. Sure makes it look realistic. Great job of weathering
  4. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Thanks Robin!
    I noticed that the light was kind of bad on that 2nd shot, so here's another one that might be a little better...

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  5. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Well, I'm not sure if that's much better or not...:rolleyes:
    While I'm here, I'll put up some pics of a flatcar I "remodeled" the same way.
    Before...

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  6. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    ...and it emerges K&I #202...

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  7. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Either way Charlie ,their lookin good:D

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