Along with the advencement of proper trucks and RUNNING BOARDS in our
hobby is the quality of many of the offerings of Intermountain and Red
Caboose cars. With the exception of some of the Oxide Red cars most of
the Freight Car Red cars seem to have a very uniform shade of BCR.
Detailing the prepainted cars brings up the problem of matgching the
color. Has anyone come up with a paint mix that closely matches this color?
Floquil would be acceptable as I have a fairly large stash.
Um, not my impression, Bill, though I could
be wrong. I recently received an IM 1937 box car which was a fairly brown
color (C&O) and have at least two other recent IM box cars, NOT oxide red,
which are DIFFERENT shades of BCR. Whether they are doing a good job of
prototype paint colors, I don't know, from lack of knowledge of the particular
prototypes, but I don't believe they are all the same. I would like to hear
from others with views of this topic.
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