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[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s M. Keith Williams (williams@sound.n...) 1999-01-06 07:57:38
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Michael M McGowen (UPRF1@prodigy.n...) 1999-01-06 15:22:58
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Jim Eager (jeager@visionol.n...) 1999-01-06 11:32:21
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Bill.Miotek@tellabs.c... 1999-01-06 09:58:47
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Ronald L. Jensen (ja52005@navix.n...) 1999-01-06 10:05:09
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s M. Keith Williams (williams@sound.n...) 1999-01-06 12:31:24
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Bob Webber (RSWEBBER@concentric.n...) 1999-01-06 12:49:33
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s RRHarmen@aol.c... 1999-01-06 14:42:48
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s RRHarmen@aol.c... 1999-01-06 14:43:35
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s M. Keith Williams (williams@sound.n...) 1999-01-06 14:10:03
[drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s RRHarmen@aol.c... 1999-01-06 19:43:24
[drgw] Re: SG Cabooses, Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s Griffin, James JR (Griffin.James.JR@bhp.c....au) 1999-01-08 02:12:21
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From: Ronald L. Jensen (ja52005@navix.n...)
Date: 1999-01-06 10:05:09
Subject: [drgw] Re: Orange paint, SD60s & GP30s

From: "Ronald L. Jensen" <ja52005@navix.n...>

M. Keith Williams wrote:
>
> From: "M. Keith Williams" <williams@sound.n...>
>
> Given the small amount of orange paint that is needed, I didn't even
> attempt to get a precise match. Rather, I airbrushed the orange parts with
> PolyScale D&RGW Orange and then weathered the heck out of it. While the
> PolyScale paint isn't even close, the weathering makes it look
> appropriately faded. I am getting ready to do a couple of SD7s and I plan
> to experiment with various shades of orange on them.
>
> In the recent article about the Rio Grande GP30s in Diesel Era, the author
> states that only 4 of the units received the large Rio Grande on the sides.
> Three of the units were 3001, 3002 and 3014. Which was the fourth unit?
> Also, when did the Rio Grande start painting the hand rails next to the
> steps white?
>
> Keith
>
> On Tuesday, January 05, 1999 7:13 PM, RRHarmen@aol.c...
> [SMTP:RRHarmen@aol.c...] wrote:
> > From: RRHarmen@aol.c...
> >
> > Care to supply more details on your conversion? What paint formula are
> you
> > usning to match the Microscale decals?
> >
> > Robert
> >
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Kieth, I'm new to this group and was intrigued by your reference to a
"recent article" on D&RG GP-30's. Can you point me to that? (I assume
that you are already aware that there will be an April release of a D&RG
GP-30 by Proto 2000.)

Ron Jensen

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