Chicago North Western SD-40-2 6879 from a Kato Model



This model was built from a Kato SD-40-2. It involved a complete factory paint stripping, redetailing with such items as a DW plow, MU hoses,and nose bell. The nose bell is always a good time. Also, I replaced the Kato grab irons with wire ones. I painted this model a while ago, so I'm not exactly certain, but I believe I used Polyscale CNW yellow yellow and Modelflex CNW green. The underframe was finished with Testors Modelmaster Acryl semigloss black. The decals are Microscale, and the overcoat is half Testor's glosscoat and half Testor's Dullcoat thinned with lacquer thinner.

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Last Updated 5/20/2003