Second Craftsman Kit Build - Foley Towing

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WigWag Workshop

Active Member
Hey Der Folks!

For my second build, I will be doing Foley Towing by RailRoad Kits. (I wanted to build a kit from another manufacture) but I am waiting for the orders to be shipped.

I chose this kit for the reasons below:

  • It's not a basic square kit, it has a little more complexity to it
  • It uses shingles, I watched Jason Jensens tutorial, and I wanted to try something other than rolled roofing (I know I can use shingles on any kit, but these were included with this kit)
  • It's not a clapboard siding kit
I am looking forward to this build, has it will be my first kit following only paper instructions. My first build had a DVD to follow along with, which was a big help. I did some testing of different colors, if anyone would like to give some feedback. I am leaning toward "Pale Green" has my choice, but I am open to any ideas.

-Steven

Box Front and Color Choices.jpg
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McLeod

Well-Known Member
I'm looking forward to following along on this, Steven.
The pale green is a fine choice. Some of those greens are too dark, and the tropical looks too limey. In the end, though, beauty is always in the eye of the beholder.
 

santafewillie

Well-Known Member
I will be following your progress with interest. I had not known about RailRoad Kits until you did the J. Keen Supplies assembly. They have a couple of kits that interest me and that would fit my locale and era (and layout).
 

twforeman

Well-Known Member
Didn't get discouraged enough by the first one, eh? :)

Looking forward to watching this one.

I like the pale green or the cockpit green with the russ green as a trim color. But it's your model, so do what looks good to you.
 




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