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Lionel 6111 Flatcar
For some reason I love this car. Maybe because it is so simple. It's a cheep buy I just can't resist. Often they are in less than perfect condition so this is what I do.
I want to keep it with a used look. I want the side lettering to be in a good condition otherwise...
A rusted lithograph can be difficult to restore. One solution I have, is not to paint it. Show are two cabooses from the late 30's . One needs help and this is what I did.
I used a demel sanding drum for stripping. Then went to a fine sand paper to finish.
I did paint the...
Lionel 610 & 612
I thought you would like to see another before /after project. This was a recent purchase. The cars date back to 1925. The six windows, the circular railing on the observation and lighting are period features .The exterior paint was stripped or just worn off. Using scotchbrite...
Thought I'd post a recently completed project. I installed repro wheels and it runs like a champ. Before and after.
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