“I do a lot of kit bashing and detailing, I especially enjoy taking an Athearn blue box car or locomotive (or something similar) and making it into a quality model.
This is not an earthshaking revelation, but I find 91% alcohol usually works well for stripping most paint. Just soak the body shell, scrub with a tooth brush and then scrub with soap and water.
Sometimes I have let it soak for several days, but it usually works. The alcohol can be bought at CVS or Walgreens at a reasonable price.
Firstly just wanted to thank you for hosting this fabulous site and service you provide to the model railroad community.
I look forward to each and every post that is sent in. It is great to see others enjoying this hobby and there is something to be learned from all contributers.
I was thrilled with the feedback from your site on my last video about Buster and the Black Lamb so I have created yet another short clip following the same theme.
The idea for this story line came from my wife who who knows I enjoy fixing and restoring things.
This one took some time to make as it features a Schools Class Locomotive in various states of repair.
Each verson required a different model, all made from Dapol kits. I won’t say any more as I don’t want to spoil what there is of a plot. Please enjoy the movie.
Don’t forget to have look-see at the latest ebay cheat sheet. It’s here.
Keep ’em coming.