Re: Erie Boxcar red help
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Nice job on this early Westerfield car. I did this car when it first came out but that car has suffered some damage. I have decals for a later period and have obtained another kit. One note. The ladders on this and several other MP cars were wider than normal. Westerfield now has the proper ladders as a separate part.
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From: Marty McGuirk <mjmcguirk@...>
Date: 1/2/20 3:09 AM (GMT-10:00)
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io, Nelson Moyer <npmoyer@...>
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Erie Boxcar red help
My go-to color for a basic freight car red has become Vallejo "Rust" - which for a while was sold by Micro-Mark as "Boxcar Red." I'll usually tint it one way or the other with either a crimson red or a earth/flesh tone depending on if I want to lighten and/or darken it.
It's considerably less brown and a much warmer color than the old Floquil/Polly Scale BCR, which always seemed a little bluish/purple to my eye.
Here's a car painted with straight Vallejo Rust prior to a flat coat being applied -
On January 1, 2020 at 5:05 PM Nelson Moyer <npmoyer@...> wrote: