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Scenery and other updates on the Get Out & Push rr.
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And without further ado, here are some more pictures of the recent work on my model railroad. The picture above shows how I use poly fiber to create thick underbrush.  Basically I stretch out the poly fiber very thin, coat liberally with hairspray and then sprinkle with ground foam of a couple different shades and sizes. The picture below shows examples of some of...

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Craftsman Kits
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Craftsman Kits

Aug 19, 2012 by

While working on one of my most recent craftsman kits for my HO scale model railroad I got the idea to look into the idea of a “craftsman kit”.  So far I have only worked on two large kits from Sierra West Scale Models and a couple of small kits from Bar Mills. Many people are intimidated by the idea of a craftsman style...

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JL Innovative Design: Labosky’s Motorcycle Repair, part 2
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I realize that I never got around to showing this kit as completed.  So, without further ado:   I weathered the walls slightly different for each part of the building, to suggest that the rear portion, the garage is slightly newer.  The various classic motorcycle signs were too good to let go to waste so I added them up around all of the walls...

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Tichy Train Group: Old Style flat car.
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In the previous post you could see this car in the background of a couple of the pics.  For a plastic kit I was surprised at the level of detail that comes on this kit.  There are many fragile parts on this kit, but the end results are what made it worthwhile. I thought the brake details were surprisingly good, and weren’t that difficult to...

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