Re: D&RGW Boxcar Color


Nelson Moyer <ku0a@...>
 

Poly Scale has D&RGW Brown, but that's a depot trim color, not a boxcar
color. It goes with D&RGW Cream, the primary depot color. They also have a
D&RGW Freight Red, which may be intended for boxcars, stock cars, etc. I
don't have this color, nor have I seen it. I have the D&RGW Brown, and it's
definitely not a freight car color.

Nelson

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Roland Levin
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Hi Bob,

I can’t help you with Floquil. I use Polyscale D&RGW box car brown.

Roland

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Ämne: [STMFC] D&RGW Boxcar Color

As part of my campaign to better balance my boxcar roster, I bought
Sunshine's 12-panel 10'4" D&RGW boxcar kit, and the recent discussions re
the
D&RGW brake system motivated me to build it.

I'm at a dead end re color. Sunshine's prototype date sheet mentions
"boxcar brown," and the kit instructions are silent re a recommended model
paint
color. The RPC freight car color table offers no help on this one.

Not being a D&RGW guy -- any recommendations re a Floquil color that will
get me into the proper color ballpark?

Thanks,
Bob Chapman

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