Weathering HO model railroad ?

Question by scawsome: Weathering HO model railroad ?
How do you weather tracks and or cars.Would like links?

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Answer by HOGHEAD
Equipment weathering is usually done by air-brush. There is also spray cans of “Instant Weathering” available at most Hobby shops that cater to modeling.

I would start with the NMRA (National Model Railroading Association) for references, or you may find books on the subject through

You’re going to want to practice on some cars you won’t mind tossing……………

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