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Everything posted by popeye

  1. GS&WR green paint

    I want to paint 2 coaches in GS&WR green. So i need to know is the dark green on the Murphy Models/Bachmann correct. Or should it be lighter like the coach in The quiet man film? The 2 pictures are here for you to see the difference.
  2. GS&WR green paint

    I think a wee bit of yellow in the second one might work for the C Class.
  3. Mixing Paint Colours - online tool

    The colour wheel is very useful. And the only way to get a colour you are happy with is to mix it. Unless there is a ready made paint colour that is just right.
  4. That looks great, well done. It is important to get all the corrections sorted out before release or you will hear a lot of criticism from across the water.
  5. GS&WR green paint

    Yes, i think it will be 3 or 4. I will look at it in the daylight and see what it is like. I will mix some paint until it looks right.
  6. Robert's Workbench

    that looks so good.
  7. GS&WR green paint

    I have done a quick test of Humbrol No2 & No3 on a coach. It's a bit rough but from left to right 1 No2 + yellow 2 No3 Brunswick 3 No2 + No3 4 No3 + yellow 5 No2 + No3 + yellow
  8. GS&WR green paint

    Thanks JHB, the coaches will be the same as the coach at the start of this page. Just waiting for the postman.
  9. GS&WR green paint

    Thanks, i have a tin of Humbrol gloss green No2 and i will put some yellow in it and that might be ok.
  10. GS&WR green paint

    Thanks JHB, so it will be CIE green and eau de nil lining.
  11. GS&WR green paint

    OK, so they were only green when they became CIE coaches.
  12. GS&WR green paint

    Very good, thanks. So do you think the Bachmann green is too dark? I might try and mix my own and see.
  13. Robert's Workbench

    That colour looks good, try to vary the colour a bit so some are lighter and darker so they won't all look the same.
  14. Bray late 50s and Hill

    Welcome to the site. That's some hill, watch for falling rocks.
  15. Latest Weathering Project Complete

    OMG lovely and dirty.
  16. Kingsbridge - workbench

    So sad. If IRM did A & C class loco's this would not be needed.
  17. Two GNR Structures

    Lovely work patrick. I would like to see how these were built.
  18. murrayec's Projects

    You are a real craftsman.
  19. 1/48 Tornado F.3's

    Dangerous machines with all those weapons. Take me up for a spin, Mach 5 please.
  20. Georges Workbench

    Yes they all look pretty sweet.
  21. GNR Works Dundalk

    Hi Patrick, here are 3 pic's i took a few years ago of GNRI works model Dundalk.
  22. I have put a bit of light & colour into the first picture of 171, it looked a bit dark. hope you don't mind.
  23. Beautiful wagon, good luck. It will be even better with some weathering. Now we will see what the BR modellers think.

    Very nice. I would still run away.
  25. Nice pictures, have you any more. Love the brakevan.

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