Painting bench

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Painting bench

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Post by Steve M » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:39 pm

Some of you may recall that I had set up a painting area in an old shed, well away from the railway room. I’ve been adding to my collection of Hobbyzone racking but found that I was still prone to cluttering up the workspace.
A trip to Ikea found me with two ‘Moppe’ draw units which I cut down to form an all round draw platform to hide my clutter collection and raise the paint racks to a better height.

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Post by RogerB » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:54 pm

I think you need help Steve. Your paint/workbench should look like this.

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Not sure if I have plenty of time on my hands - or I’ve simply forgotten to do something really important.

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Post by Steve M » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:58 pm

It used to.......and it undoubtedly will again. :D
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Post by Brian » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:29 pm

Goodness! All that paint. D0 you do spaying as well as brushing? I need a BR Green class 71 resprayed. :o
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Post by Steve M » Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:41 pm

I’ve painted plenty of models from scratch and done a reasonable amount of weathering, but never a loco repaint.
Is it a complete livery change or a tidy up of an existing colour scheme?
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Post by Brian » Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:49 pm

Hmmm.... IPA attack on the green paintwork! So a complete body respray and lining transfers or bow pen lining! :o
Tried to obtain a replacement body only but none available. May be cheaper in the end to buy a new Hornby Cl71?
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Post by Steve M » Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:00 pm

No promises, but I’ll have a look at it at the Faversham show if you like.
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Post by Brian » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:18 pm

Thanks, I'll try and remember to bring it along! :D
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