Scratch built UP Odgen Coal Tower

Challengerphil Oct 16, 2020

  1. okane

    okane TrainBoard Supporter

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    That is some wonderful modeling, WOW, I really like.
     
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  2. badlandnp

    badlandnp TrainBoard Member

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    Very impressive! Details and scaling really sell it. Painted up and sooted up, it should be outstanding even more!!
     
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  3. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    Outstanding craftmanship, the details are amazing as well!!

    You nailed it!(y)
     
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  4. bill pearce

    bill pearce TrainBoard Member

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    Phil,

    You have made me feel good, I thought this sort of thing was a forgotten art. When I had a layout, evert structure, bridge, whateveer, was scratchbuilt, and I am convinced it was simpler and faster than putzing around with kits.

    As to painting, an airbrush will make short work of that.
     
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  5. rray

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    Your coal dock looks great! It looks like you have lots of hours invested into construction and detailing.
     
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  6. Challengerphil

    Challengerphil TrainBoard Member

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    Thank you very much for your kind responses! Yes rray, I have many hours invested in this. I think that kits are a bit of a faf at times regarding getting fitment correct, but I think they have improved lots. Believe me this has taken much longer than a kit would have!
     

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  7. Challengerphil

    Challengerphil TrainBoard Member

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    So the sanding lines are all on now; I think that's it until I find something I've missed
     

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  8. mtntrainman

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    BUT...the satisfaction is soooooooooooooooo much better I am sure ! (y)(y)
     
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  9. rray

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    I understand completely. I actually have a Coal Dock under construction myself, and have been working on it for 6 months so far. In fact I am on my 3rd revision of the build, just trying to get it to look correct.
     
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  10. BNSF FAN

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    Simply outstanding!!!! (y)(y)(y)
     
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  11. HemiAdda2d

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    This is mint, man! Beautiful work!
     
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