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Re: PC: NYC GP-40 Handrails

>>In a message dated 7/17/99 10:41:25 PM EST, NES3524 -AT- aol.com writes:
>> > so I picked up a Atlas (N scale), with the white side sill.  (It came
>> >  black handrails.)  My question is, should be handrails be painted 
>> >  or yellow?
>>One of the problems you're going to encounter with Atlas N scale engines 
>>that the handrails don't hold paint very well.  I think they're delrin
>>plastic, which allows them to be thinner, and less stiff &  brittle.  I've
>>had a couple in the past, and the paint flakes off rather easily.

   One of the ways I have solved this problem is using a flexible paint.  
Model Flex paint is flexible enough that peeling should not be a problem, at 
least with normal handling.  My personal favorite paint color for this chore 
is TTX Yellow.  It is a rather pale (faded) yellow... perfect for weathered 
              -Gregg B.

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