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    Bar Mills Tylick Tool - Time for the Insanity

    Started painting today. Got the walls and window frames painted. Going to do a wash and some distressing on the walls. Also got the concrete bases assembled and painted.
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    Bar Mills Tylick Tool - Time for the Insanity

    I will probably do some ink or paint washes. The main reason I don't use india ink washes is because I usually paint with acrylics and the alcohol in the washes dissolves the paint. I have had some success with diluted acrylic washes. And putting clear coat on the acrylic before ink washing is...
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    Bar Mills Crown Crate

    Edzackerly
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    Bar Mills Tylick Tool - Time for the Insanity

    Bracing. And more bracing. Tomorrow I'll start painting the walls. I bought some light green spray paint and I have some darker green for the window frames. I'm becoming a fan of spray bombing my kits. I have a nice airbrush, but thinning the paint, testing it out, then cleaning up the...
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    Bar Mills Crown Crate

    I'm going to call it finished until I decide on a final location on the layout. Painted the "tar" around the dust collector and installed a couple of lights. Here are a couple of "glamour shots". (Looks like the white balance is off on my "good" camera.)
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    Picked up two more GN Circus Cars on eBay

    Just missing one now.
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    Picked up two more GN Circus Cars on eBay

    The circus car came today. Other than being very dusty and the one broken stirrup it looks great!
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    Industrial backdrops?

    I don't know. I just bought these two because I liked them and thought they might work for 1958 small-town Montana. But the Selz building is pretty large. None of the other flats they had for sale really suited. I might be up for a swap, want to pm me and you could email me some pics or something?
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    Bar Mills Tylick Tool - Time for the Insanity

    Just finishing up Crown Crate and Tucker Brothers Machine Shop and I think it's time to tackle Tylick Tool. I've learned many things on each previous structure build and I think I'm ready for this nasty looking build. :) I bought this kit a while ago - I pretty much fell in love with it when...
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    Bar Mills Crown Crate

    Reaching the finish line on this one. I printed my first custom decals for this project - that was a bit of a learning experience. I pre-weathered them in Gimp and they look pretty good I think. Got the dust collector, pile of crates and pallet of stuff painted up. Mounted up the dust collector...
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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    The RPO brought me a couple of goodies today. The first is number nine of the ten Great Northern circus cars. I only have one to find now. It's in great shape aside from one broken stirrup. The second was a couple of background flats I ordered. The "Selz" flat is a little larger than I thought...
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    Industrial backdrops?

    My flats came today. Guess I didn't pay attention to how large the "Selz" flat was. It's a little big for my town. I might cut it in half though. The bank looks nice.
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    NEW VIDEO: RAILROAD YARD with Beautiful Scenery

    Nicely done as usual. Beautiful scenery and a very nice town.
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    Bar Mills Crown Crate

    https://www.micromark.com/Magnetic-Gluing-Jig-10-1-4-Inch-Square It's pretty useful.
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    Bar Mills Crown Crate

    When I built my Earl's Oil kit the roofing material supplied was just printed paper, no real corrugations. It looks okay, but I might re-do it.




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