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George D
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USA
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Posted - 10/08/2018 :  11:11:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You're like a plastic surgeon. You're covering all evidence of the damage.

George
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mwbpequod
Fireman

USA
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Posted - 10/08/2018 :  11:31:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by George D

You're like a plastic surgeon. You're covering all evidence of the damage.


And I charge almost as much by the hour, too!

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ocalicreek
Crew Chief

USA
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Posted - 10/08/2018 :  12:36:20 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Those curved end rails are a nice touch.

Galen

My Train Blog: http://ocalicreek.blogspot.com/
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mwbpequod
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USA
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Posted - 10/08/2018 :  12:38:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ocalicreek

Those curved end rails are a nice touch.


Thanks!

One of the nice things about doing these restoration/completion projects is that there are no instructions available to inhibit or limit the imagination and possibilities. More fun for me!

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mwbpequod
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USA
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Posted - 10/23/2018 :  08:28:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Both ends done now and cupola on its way...





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Michael Hohn
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USA
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Posted - 10/23/2018 :  08:46:55 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Looks good, Martin.
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Dutchman
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USA
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Posted - 10/23/2018 :  5:59:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It is coming along nicely, Martin.
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ocalicreek
Crew Chief

USA
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Posted - 10/24/2018 :  5:05:19 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Will the entire caboose be the color of the cupola, or will it also be painted over?

Galen

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mwbpequod
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USA
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Posted - 10/25/2018 :  10:00:54 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ocalicreek

Will the entire caboose be the color of the cupola, or will it also be painted over?


Yes, staying with boring D&H Caboose Red but some other bits will be other colors hare and there.

Roof fits and cupola is attached after glazing was installed.




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ocalicreek
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Posted - 10/25/2018 :  4:34:16 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I am sure there are some D&H modelers that resemble that remark. ;) Nothing wrong with good old caboose red.

Galen

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mwbpequod
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USA
1962 Posts

Posted - 10/25/2018 :  5:50:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ocalicreek

I am sure there are some D&H modelers that resemble that remark. ;) Nothing wrong with good old caboose red.

Galen



I use the D&H Caboose Red quite a lot, but rarely do I use Caboose Red. The latter is quite a lot brighter. Maybe that's what goes on the next caboose I rebuild. I've got 5-7 of them in the caboose box.........and I need to ration my dwindling supply of the D&H Caboose Red.

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mwbpequod
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USA
1962 Posts

Posted - 10/29/2018 :  07:55:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Put a coat of paint on the body shell to get a better look at it all and also to glaze the windows before going forward.




Want to wrap this up now to reclaim the work space so it'll be fast-forward time soon.

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Michael Hohn
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USA
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Posted - 10/29/2018 :  08:20:58 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin,

Thatís a nice red.

For a moment there I thought I was seeing double.

Looking good all around. Your caboose puts me in the mood to build a kit or two. Maybe next.

Mike

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mwbpequod
Fireman

USA
1962 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2018 :  3:39:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok, this one has gone as far as it's going, into a box for sale somewhere, sometime, and 'm off to the next semi-lost soul of a model to put on my bench....





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Edited by - mwbpequod on 11/02/2018 5:55:37 PM
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mwbpequod
Fireman

USA
1962 Posts

Posted - 11/02/2018 :  5:54:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Next up: 2 gons. I know I posted the starting point for at least one of the two a very long time ago back when Photobucket hosted my photos and was a viable service. But that was then....and here's the 1st of the 2.






A bit rough and naked, but solidly built from some kit, I guess.... Well, it's on the bench and we'll see where it ends up.

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