A few weathered boxcars

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Pennsy Tuscan Red Blood
Here's a few pix of some boxcars I weathered a couple years ago. I saw the technique in Modelrailroader Mag a few years ago. If I can find the article, I'll post the date and page up. I used some Floquil and PollyS paints mixed with rubbing alcohol and also regular paint thinner. I used a brush to apply it to the sides, on the rivet seams. And a Qtip to dab it on the roof. It the alcohol cause an interesting effect to the paint especilly on the roof. It looked like blotchy rust patches.

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Here's the roof tops. I'll try to get some better pix of it later.
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You can also see some video on Youtube ,click on the "more videos from this user" tab to see the other videos from my progress.


Pennsy Tuscan Red Blood
Thanks Guys,
I forgot to mention after I applied the paint washes, I airbrushed a muted down grimy blackto the bottom edges and slightly up the ends. Don't forget the 2 streaks of mud splatters on the ends where the wheels kick up dirt.

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