Xxtreme Modeler Bill Welch shared notes and images on a couple of diesel detailing projects. Here’s Bill with the scoop.
When it comes to finishing several diesels on my workbench, I am slow, slow, slow because I keep finding more fine details to add, witness the Cannon & Company first generation EMD fan kits.
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Pete Hall has been busy upgrading a Proto2000 USRA 0-8-0. He sent along details and some great photos. Click on any image to review a larger size.
My friend Chris Vanko runs a Northwest model railroad, and asked me to upgrade his Proto2000 0-8-0 to be more “NP-ish.” He provided the photos and the model, and I added a few things here and there to help it come to life.
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Resin Car Works has released a mini-kit to transform a plastic model into a classic Fruit Growers Express truss rod reefer. This is the mini-kit that was gifted at the recent RPM Chicagoland meet.
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Resin Car Works lead minion Frank Hodina has finished working on an HO scale Fruit Growers Express reefer. This project uses a mini-kit that will be given to a couple hundred RPM Chicagoland attendees next week.
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