Cleaning Up Dirtying Down

Are you unhappy with factory weathering or unsure what to do about unwanted paint and pigments? If you want to change the appearance of your models, TIM SHACKLETON has the solution.

I don’t know what it is about purchasing previously weathered models – new or secondhand - but it doesn’t always square with what I like to see. I may have become something of a specialist over the years (though my prime focus has always been as a builder of finescale locomotives) but my standards and expectations seem more demanding than some. This is particularly true of factory-applied weathering. There’s also the issue of what the pre-owned trade tactfully calls ‘enthusiast weathering’ where less experienced modellers can sometimes massively overdo things.


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