Rock Island U28B 264 from a Life Like Proto 2000 Model
finished model

Rock Island U28B 264 from a Life Like Proto 2000 U28B model. Added details include Custom Finishes anti slip modulators, Details West side mount bell, firecracker antenna, plow and 5 chime horn. The extra cab lights are Sunrise Enterprises castings. The sunshades are A Line photoetched cab sunshades. Also, Detail Associate windshield wipers and Kadee 58 scale couplers were added.
Everything was abrasivized and washed with hot soapy water and then dried. The unit was primed with Floquil Primer, then scalecoat II white where yellow was going to be. The yellow was a mix Scalecoat II reefer yellow and floquil UP Armor Yellow. Maroon was custom mixed Scalecoat. Black was Floquil engine black. Decals are Microscale. Unit was semi glossed with half Testor's dullcoat and half Testor's glosscoat mixed with lacquer thinner to seal the decals, then weathered, resealed and assembled.


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Last Updated 12/28/2005