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Steel Wheels Campaign
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 03:55 AM UTC

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Thanks Ko.

It was a quick build....about two and a half weeks. I actually finished it last night. The kit goes together pretty well and there really isn't a lot to it.

I should have my final WIP pix for it up in the next few days.

For a winter paint scheme I start with a coat of white. Winter camo vehicles have the whitewash applied over the standard paint out in the field. So you have to remember that there's a whole other paintjob underneath. I "reverse dry-brush"; dry-brushing using the base coat underneath (ie. dark yellow, olive green, redbrown). Whitewash tends to have a short lifespan so it tends to wear off quickly. High traffic areas should wear through quickly. Snow can collect dirt and grime and when it accumulates on a vehicle, then melts, it should leave residue. I tend to overdo washes and drybrushing on white vehicles so the details show on photos. It's easy to do way too much.



Oh yeah. I see what you're saying. That could work very nicely.




KoSprueOne
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Posted: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 03:58 AM UTC
Blog http://www.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=226924





READY FOR PAINT







WARDUKWNZ
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Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 01:49 PM UTC
Well i have news on my build and its not good news ...my compressor died in a big way so i am out guys ..i am now in two minds about this model ..when i get my new compressor ( couple of weeks ) should i finish it then or wait until there is a second Steel Wheels and finish it then .. if its allowed that is ..oh well i'll make my mind up at some point.

Phill
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Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 05:55 PM UTC

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Well i have news on my build and its not good news ...my compressor died in a big way so i am out guys ..i am now in two minds about this model ..when i get my new compressor ( couple of weeks ) should i finish it then or wait until there is a second Steel Wheels and finish it then .. if its allowed that is ..oh well i'll make my mind up at some point.

Phill


Sorry to here about your misfortune Phil I wasn't planning on running a Steel Wheels II, as this campaign was meant to be a follow up to the Military Railroad campaign, however that does one preclude someone else from running one
Kospruceone nice progress there do you thing you will complete it on time or will you require an extension
Bluestab
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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 01:10 AM UTC
Sorry for the delay. I've been a bit under the weather this week.

Out of paint. I left the roadwheels dark yellow and masked them off using cling wrap.


Tracks hooked and mounted. I had to staple them. I added a wash of what I call..."rusty muck". The tracks are not good and I'll probably replace them later on so I really didn't spend a lot of time on them. I mainly wanted to knock the black color off.


Skirting on.


Tools painted.


Now to start camo.


I decided to keep it simple and added red-brown irregular striping. I used a brush to apply it and the roughness is intentional.


Tools on.




And now dirties up with washes and dry-brushing. And she's done. Note the picture with the blue background shows the dark yellow more. In real life the overall scheme is a bit more subdued than in the photos.








And she's done and picture uploaded to the gallery. Thanks for the campaign Sal.
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 07:56 AM UTC
Bluestab - I'm glad you went with the 1-piece tracks. I try to always use the kit supplied tracks whenever possible


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Sorry to here about your misfortune Phil I wasn't planning on running a Steel Wheels II, as this campaign was meant to be a follow up to the Military Railroad campaign, however that does one preclude someone else from running one
Kospruceone nice progress there do you thing you will complete it on time or will you require an extension



I plan to be done on time. As long as that means Nov. 30, 2014 11:59pm MLT (Modelers' Local Time)

I don't think I need an extension but with that said, if you extend it a couple weeks for other participants that need the time, that's cool with me too




WARDUKWNZ
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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 01:29 PM UTC
Sal ,, i didnt think of an extension and if you will add like ummmm another maybe 3 to 3.5 weeks then i am pretty sure this will ARV will be sorted ..i should have my new compressor in a week or so the way its looking and that will give me the time to sort this puppy out .

Phill
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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 09:06 PM UTC
Here are me entries for this campaign. I had a decal problem with the 1st railcar, so I built a second on. These are all in the campaign gallery as well.

Here is the original entry.









Here is the second attempt. Here I used the old formula of Walters Solvaset. It worked great!









I can't wait to see the rest of the entries!
Tom


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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 09:37 PM UTC
Hello Tom,
Your railcar looks amazing, a real wood or painted plastic?


Paweł
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Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:34 PM UTC

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Hello Tom,
Your railcar looks amazing, a real wood or painted plastic?
Paweł


Thanks, this is painted plastic. These are from the Dragon line of railcars.
Tom
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Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:23 AM UTC
Nice work, Tom! Wood looks like wood and steel looks like steel!

—mike
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 01:02 AM UTC
^ cosigned. Nice work, Tom




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Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 08:49 PM UTC
Last day .
I've checked the thread for last minute photo posts.

Here's the gallery link again,

HERE

Ribbons sent to all those who already posted their photos.
I'll recheck the late finishers later today & tomorrow.

ltb073
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 12:54 AM UTC

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Last day .
I've checked the thread for last minute photo posts.

Here's the gallery link again,

HERE

Ribbons sent to all those who already posted their photos.
I'll recheck the late finishers later today & tomorrow.




Thanks John no one requested an extension but Kospruceone was coming down to the wire
Nice work by everyone who took part
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 01:27 AM UTC
Phill requested an extension based on equipment failure and replacement time.

I'm about to upload the finished pics into the gallery now




KoSprueOne
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 02:30 AM UTC
Finished pics of the Siviet draisine, Krasnaja Zvezda in 1/72 scale (and converted to HO scale as an option)


OOB kit


Ho scale converted to run on a layout as an option





Panzerace
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 04:15 PM UTC
Good choice for Soviet draisine, Ko! I have the same. Hobby Boss, 1/72







If there is a second Steel Wheels campaign, my Italeri train and vagons are ready.
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 05:47 PM UTC

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If there is a second Steel Wheels campaign, my Italeri train and vagons are ready.



Some nice looking draisine making a show here at the end good work guys

As far as aSteel Wheels II goes I had intended this campaign to be a follow up to the Military Railroad Campaign that I ran. Unfortunately life is getting the better part of me right now and my built time is taking a back seat so I won't be running any campaigns for a while but that don't mean someone else can't step up to be a campaign leader
Nito74
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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 08:00 PM UTC
Ribbom sent to KoSprueOne too.

Glad everyone had fun on this one.

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Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 09:18 PM UTC
Thanks for the campaign and the ribbon.
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 07:39 AM UTC
Panzerace - Nice! And you went with the winter scheme I see What did you use for snow on the railroad bed?

ltB073 - Thanks for the excellent fun campaign

Nito74 - Ribbon received! Thank you




Panzerace
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Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 05:44 PM UTC
It's Tamiya's snow effect. I have used first, emptying half of the battle, and took good result.


I have not received ribbon yet. Is there any problem?
ltb073
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Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 09:26 PM UTC

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It's Tamiya's snow effect. I have used first, emptying half of the battle, and took good result.


I have not received ribbon yet. Is there any problem?


Should have it now sorry about the delay snow looks great too