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MOC: 18 years of 4536


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#1 gambort

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 02:35 AM

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I'm running a weathering challenge over at the Flickr trains group and thought I'd share my own 'entry' here. It's set 4536 after 18 years of hard running.
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#2 JCC1004

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 02:54 AM

I saw some toy die cast cars that were some wrecked up classics. I thought they were cool. It looks nice and achieved.We should have a weathering contest for any  set. Take any Lego set and weather it.  The rust bricks are a nice addition. The different grays also give it a weathered look.

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 01:29 PM

Nice work Gambort!  I love the weathered look.  The idea of using the light blue to simulate the paint fading is great!  I should really look into doing some of this for my layout to give it a little more realism.  Great work and thanks for sharing!

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#4 gambort

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 08:33 AM

Thanks guys. I think the sand blue does make a nice weathered blue. It's a shame there's not an equivalent for red but yellow could be weathered to tan and light yellow.

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#5 AFOL12v

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 09:25 AM

Great idea and I think your design did just what you had in mind. Good job  :thumbup: .

#6 missouri_bb63

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Posted 06 September 2009 - 09:02 AM

Very nice! The aging is quite subtle. This would add realism to any layout.  :thumbup:

Edited by missouri_bb63, 06 September 2009 - 09:04 AM.





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