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  1. Danielsville&SlackertonRR

    Proto 2000 steam locomotive repair

    Hello, I just bought a Proto 2000 2-8-4 Berkshire from my local hobby shop. Pere Marquette 1209 from the Heritage Steam Collection. When I run it on my layout, it makes this audible clicking noise. Normally with Proto 2000 diesel engines, it means a cracked gear. Normally a very easy repair...
  2. Danielsville&SlackertonRR

    Weathering Projects

    Today, I finally got around to weathering one of my steam locomotives and freight cars. This is my first attempt at weathering. I used PanPastels. Let me know how I did. Before: After: BLI CNJ 2-8-2 after weathering:
  3. Danielsville&SlackertonRR

    PanPastel Weathering

    I am new to the world of Model Railroad weathering. I am interested in using PanPastels to weather, but I was wondering what are the pros and cons of using PanPastels. Is there anything I need to know before using them? Any tips and tricks? Thank you.




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