It only took five years, but the RFM kit is finished. I still need to build a diorama to house it. A little humor in the name I gave this particular kit: Murray’s wife insisted on the building being painted … Continue reading
Traxler Tool Model Railroad Products I added static grass, bushes, and trees to complete the diorama. I used Woodland Scenics’ Fine Leaf Foliage (light green, olive green) for the saplings, trees, and bushes. I also used Scrub Grass … Continue reading
Getting Down to the Wire The last two weeks have been hectic to say the least!!! Time to attach the building to the diorama base. I cut out the building base from a piece of foam core board. … Continue reading
Making Some Progress I ordered some concrete block foundation pieces from Monster ModelWorks. I assembled these as per the kit instructions. I painted these with a gray acrylic craft paint. Jimmy Simmons recommends using the paint full strength, without … Continue reading
The Structure Takes Shape I have assembled the structure using the mock-up from my last post as a guide. Assembling this model required cutting and lengthening walls for the central building and the smaller attached building. This was accomplished … Continue reading
Back on May 20, I attended a division meeting of the Gateway NMRA in St. Louis. I signed up to participate in their 2013 Kitbashing Contest. Almost 2 months have passed by, and I am thinking I better get started!! … Continue reading
I recently built the General Rope & Wire Co. free card stock kit posted on the Shortline Modelers Lounge web site. The kit comes in O Scale, but I printed mine out in HO. I just finished building a diorama … Continue reading
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