Anyone up for a cool tip on tunnel liners?

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grande man

Bonafied Grande Nut
Hi all. I had a guy on another (non-train) forum tell me about this. For tunnel liners, wrinkle heavy aluminum foil and spread it back out flat. Use cheap black, grey, dark brown spray paint to color it and then shape it for use as tunnel liner material. When finished, it looks like blasted rock. I'm thinking about going back with some more grey. The first trys came out a little dark. What do ya'll think of the color?

Here's a close up. There's a couple of spots that need touch up but you get the idea.
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And a shot of another tunnel with a GP30 for effect...
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Lady_Railfan

House Mother, Cheerleader
Brilliant idea!! Makes me want to dig a tunnel. :D By the way, your tunnel facing is very handsome, also! Is that "off the shelf," or did you scratchbuild it?
 

grande man

Bonafied Grande Nut
Lady_Railfan said:
Brilliant idea!! Makes me want to dig a tunnel. :D By the way, your tunnel facing is very handsome, also! Is that "off the shelf," or did you scratchbuild it?
Hi Claudia. The portal is Woodland Scenics with an acrylic wash.
 

Lady_Railfan

House Mother, Cheerleader
Thanks, grande man! Great site --- I didn't realize they had so many G-scale accessories. I see some people who would love to come live at the F&CGR!
 




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