Looking for a fun weekend project? Or maybe you have a freight car that needs a little something extra and you just want some inspiration and guidance. Maybe one of these projects will get you going.
Each project has step by step instructions to complete the model as seen with links to specific techniques as necessary. So if you want to reproduce the model, or just duplicate the effects, you'll have all the information you need.
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Here's a fun freelanced weathering project that can breathe some new life into an old car. You don't have to spend a lot to create a beautiful model character.
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A distinctive load gives a fast and inexpensive makeover to a basic car.
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This project shows that with a few detail parts and a little work, even the most inexpensive toy train cars can be turned into a scale model which will rival any of the current offerings. This car takes it to the extreme — stripping downcast on details and paint, adding new parts, paint, decals, weathering, even a new load.
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Add some simple details to dress-up a Walthers depressed center flatcar.