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@lee drennen posted:

Ted. You really need a Hobby Lobby in your area. Mine is about 15 minutes away. Have you used them on any of your vehicles?

No Lee, I wish we had one, but we don't.  No hobby shops either.  They all went belly up a few years ago'.. But it was always difficult to get scratch building supplies.  I get almost everything online. With the exception of a few things in Michaels..  I have spent a lot of money on shipping.. Too much. but I have no choice, or go with out it...

Joel the wagon turned out looking great! I like the idea of the Chrome pen. I will have to see what I can find around here if not on the net.

Well I got a coat of paint on my fire engine and I really don't know if I like the dark red, its all I had on hand that would work. I had a can of lighter red but the can wouldn't spray! Anyways here are a couple photos.

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Forty Rod,

Sharpie has gold, silver, and, I believe brass (or bronze?) markers sold separately or as a set.  Staples stocks them.

My time is booked through the weekend but I've been meaning to try the silver one on some 1:43 models with side mirrors that the manufacturers painted over.

I can report that they work well on plastic amd the metallic effect seems "true" for the width. The tips are the usual narrow Sharpie marker width, so good for small detailing.

Tomlinson Run Railroad

@mike g. posted:

Joel the wagon turned out looking great! I like the idea of the Chrome pen. I will have to see what I can find around here if not on the net.

Well I got a coat of paint on my fire engine and I really don't know if I like the dark red, its all I had on hand that would work. I had a can of lighter red but the can wouldn't spray! Anyways here are a couple photos.

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Mike that turned out great looks like a smooth paint job

@JDFonz posted:

Hate to say it Mike, but the second one looks a little pink to me. But you know if you like it, that’s all that matters. On your windscreen did you try the floor polish trick? It works great and you’ll have enough in the bottle for about 4000 vehicles!

Hi Joel, Like I said I have no problem painting it again! Just putting it out there. The second color  matches closer to one I already have on hand, or at least it did when it was wet. I haven't looked at it since I painted it this morning. I will check it out.

As for the window, I haven't tried the floor polish yet as we have none here. LOL

By the way, keep in mind that different monitors or screens may show colors in a photo differently.  For example, my laptop shows the nicely matching side-by-side fire trucks with a slight cast (only because I had a hint to look for it , while my big monitor that the laptop is connected to shows a nice solid red.  Your (color) mileage may vary depending on your display.

TRRR

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