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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #165 on: July 27, 2020, 10:01:16 AM »
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Looking good!
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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #166 on: July 27, 2020, 10:24:24 AM »
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But I think it turned out ok.

This shot is way more than ok!  Love it.

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #167 on: July 27, 2020, 10:31:57 AM »
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I HATE this stage where you're just waiting for glue to dry and everything looks terrible. . . . But I think it turned out ok.

It's Philadelphia.  It's supposed to look terrible.  ;)

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #168 on: July 27, 2020, 10:33:49 AM »
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For reference, here's one of the crossings I remember from my youth. It hasn't changed much (although the industrial buildings have been replaces with the current commercial development).

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.9954775,-75.0931253,3a,34y,324.6h,86.24t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sd3b4pCiYAlubMf0KzqOd7A!2e0!7i13312!8i6656






And here are a few more along that same branch.









And then a bit closer to the river.





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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #169 on: July 27, 2020, 10:34:22 AM »
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It's Philadelphia.  It's supposed to look terrible.  ;)

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #170 on: July 27, 2020, 11:01:32 AM »
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Love the proto photos. Hope you model that knocked over stop sign!
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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #171 on: July 27, 2020, 11:14:41 AM »
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Love the proto photos. Hope you model that knocked over stop sign!
And the Porsche Panamera.

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #172 on: July 27, 2020, 11:22:03 AM »
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I HATE this stage where you're just waiting for glue to dry and everything looks terrible.

Don't forget the fan trick. Just place a fan nearby that blows gently on the wet stuff. It'll dry in a fraction of the time.



Oh, look, tires just stacked on the sidewalk... :?
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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #173 on: July 27, 2020, 11:30:59 AM »
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Oh, look, tires just stacked on the sidewalk... :?
They look more like small o-rings or slices of insulation from A/V cable.

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #174 on: July 27, 2020, 11:41:53 AM »
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And the Porsche Panamera.

Right? I don't remember seeing many of those around when I was growing up around there in the 80s.

Don't forget the fan trick. Just place a fan nearby that blows gently on the wet stuff. It'll dry in a fraction of the time.

Yep. It worries me about blowing anything around but I've got one there that even has a built in timer. I should use that.

Oh, look, tires just stacked on the sidewalk... :?

Haha, yep. There's a city waste collection point down the street. I'm thinking those might've been "rejected" and quickly disposed of. That road is well known for its collection of refuse. In fact, I vividly remember that entire street being COVERED in trash bags during a garbage strike at some point.

They look more like small o-rings or slices of insulation from A/V cable.

Thank god!

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #175 on: July 27, 2020, 11:44:00 AM »
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They look more like small o-rings or slices of insulation from A/V cable.
Someone just did a pit-stop with their dually.  Nbd.

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #176 on: July 27, 2020, 11:45:19 AM »
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Someone just did a pit-stop with their dually.  Nbd.


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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #177 on: July 27, 2020, 12:15:33 PM »
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Ed,

Recommend paying close attention to the tie color variation in this photo:



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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #178 on: July 27, 2020, 12:19:21 PM »
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Ed,

Recommend paying close attention to the tie color variation in this photo:



You want to kick that Unitrack up a notch?  There's how.

Yes. Excellent idea.

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Re: Challenge #3 - Vintage Chemical & The Philadelphia Belt Line
« Reply #179 on: July 27, 2020, 12:30:00 PM »
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Recommend paying close attention to the tie color variation in this photo:



You want to kick that Unitrack up a notch?  There's how.
But, how to get the tops of the rails rust colored yet still have them conduct electricity?