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It is always a challenge to find a kit that can be transformed (kitbashed) into a prototype structure you need. I show you some techniques as I kitbash the Holt Hotel (part 1).
I'm not new to the hobby of model railroading, but only recently have I had the real drive to get into the actual modeling aspect. I just successfully built an Atlas kit (Specifically Item # 702 - Trackside Shanty Kit) and ordered a couple other kits from Atlas. They were simple...
I'm sure you guys all know them but I'm looking around and having trouble finding some solid resources that help beginners with scratch building really learn the ropes. Whether it be books, websites, whatever, please any places you guys have would be really helpful :) (Ive been trying to wing it...
Here's a quick pic of a kitbashed structure I'm working on:
The building was made out of a combination of DPM modular pieces and a Walthers Cornerstone bridge kit. It's meant to disguise a tunnel in the backdrop. A double-track railroad track will run under the left portal, and a road will go...
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