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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 11/23/2017 :  11:12:18 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin,

Plumbing is one of my least favorite maintenance jobs. Maybe itís different in miniature. Yours looks pretty good and it would certainly pass inspection.

Mike

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mwbpequod
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USA
2196 Posts

Posted - 11/23/2017 :  12:42:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Martin,

Plumbing is one of my least favorite maintenance jobs. Maybe itís different in miniature. Yours looks pretty good and it would certainly pass inspection.


Thanks! While I can do plumbing work, I do try to avoid it when possible. I have a wet bar to tear out this weekend; demo is fine, but settling the plumbing aspect is not high on my list of enjoyable activities. The family has learned that when I take such projects on that clearing out of the house is to their advantage. [:-banghead]

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deemery
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USA
8509 Posts

Posted - 11/23/2017 :  1:07:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The more plumbing I do, the more I'm willing to pay someone else to do it. The challenge is finding a plumber will actually come out and do the work in a reasonable time.

dave

Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)
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mwbpequod
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USA
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Posted - 11/24/2017 :  11:40:07 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dressed up the ends a bit...


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Michael Hohn
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USA
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Posted - 11/24/2017 :  12:41:51 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin,

Nice and plumb. (To continue a theme. )

Mike

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mwbpequod
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USA
2196 Posts

Posted - 11/28/2017 :  07:58:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok, the new build car is ready for the paint shop; got to tape of the sides and shoot the underbody, ends and roof. Just have to locate my tape.....and some grey paint.










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Dutchman
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USA
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Posted - 11/29/2017 :  09:33:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice car, Martin.

Bruce
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quartergauger48
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USA
6083 Posts

Posted - 11/29/2017 :  3:44:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice car indeed, Martin'..


Ted
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mwbpequod
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USA
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Posted - 11/29/2017 :  6:00:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, guys!

Now I just have to get the Scalecoat mixed up a bit for the airbrush that I still might be able to use -- had to use channel locks to open the paint - got lucky and did not break the bottle.....this time.

In the mean time, I'll see about wrapping up the rebuilt car and getting a coat of primer on it.

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Pennman
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USA
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Posted - 11/29/2017 :  8:49:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice work on the cars Martin. The airbrush is something else I have to master.
Still following along
Rich
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mwbpequod
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USA
2196 Posts

Posted - 11/30/2017 :  08:09:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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The airbrush is something else I have to master.


I am working my way up to marginally competent although I may be stuck at just marginal. [:-banghead]

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Bill Gill
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USA
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Posted - 11/30/2017 :  08:47:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Martin, it's far more than marginal, in fact I can't believe it's not butter :)
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mwbpequod
Fireman

USA
2196 Posts

Posted - 11/30/2017 :  3:03:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok, the rebuild/restore car is also ready for the paint shop now...








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jbvb
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USA
6517 Posts

Posted - 12/01/2017 :  8:01:43 PM  Show Profile  Visit jbvb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
That came out nicely. At some point I may simplify my life enough to try an O scale coach or two, to go along with a Pacific I bought years ago. But then I'll need to make friends with someone with an O scale layout.
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Frank Palmer
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USA
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Posted - 12/01/2017 :  8:50:59 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin, I've been peeking in along the way on the covered hopper build salvage job. Nice work, I like them a lot.

Frank
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