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Working on an Engine – Upside Down

Comes a time for every modeler when you need to perform some work, maintenance, or repairs on your engines. Maybe you just need to lube it up after having it on the shelf all winter, maybe you are going to … Continue reading

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Notes on Detailing with Props – Part 4

I like adding little embellishments to things, like the brake wheels discussed in part 3. Looking at the backwoods HLW flat car that I run with my logging consist, I felt that it needed something more. I decided to put … Continue reading

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Notes on Detailing with Props – Part 3

In other articles I’ve discussed how to kitbash MOW cars in the HLW Mini Series, gondolas, and flat cars, then how to spiff them up using props. Adding a break wheel is something I’ve been meaning to do for ages … Continue reading

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