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Offline David  
#1 Posted : 01 August 2004 09:20:45(UTC)
David


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Hello All:

I am currently experimenting with weathering tracks, especially the K tracks. Recently I purchased a bottle of "Rail Weathering Solution" made by Micro Engineering Co. But it doesn't work on th K tracks as they are steel instead of nickel silver or brass in which I think would corrode easily with this solution.

Can anyone please give some insights as to some methods or tips on giving these Marklin tracks the "rustic" look to them?

Thanks very much in advance!
Offline kimmo  
#2 Posted : 01 August 2004 10:27:44(UTC)
kimmo


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Hello David,

You can search for "weathering track" text in the Painting & Weathering section of this forum, with "Search In: Archived Posts" box checked, and you should find some previous threads on this issue.

You can also check the following article in the Models & modeling section:

https://www.marklin-user...el/weathering/track.html
Kimmo
Offline hqstu  
#3 Posted : 02 August 2004 12:22:41(UTC)
hqstu

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Joined: 12/04/2002(UTC)
Posts: 429
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
A friend of mine has used Humbrol "Rust" colour paint, thinned with a bit of turps, applied to the side of rails, spreading to the sleepers adjacent to the rails, with a small brush, then wiped with a rag. Very good results...
Cheers

Stuart
New Zealand
Offline Davy  
#4 Posted : 03 August 2004 05:50:22(UTC)
Davy


Joined: 29/08/2003(UTC)
Posts: 1,915
Location: Netherlands
Revell Color enamel paint matt nr 83.
It is cheap and works very good.
M-track with a CS2.
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