Distressing Dry Rub Transfers

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Distressing Dry Rub Transfers

Joined: July 17th, 2005, 12:22 pm

May 7th, 2011, 8:15 pm #1

Is there a way to make dry rub transfers look worn in the same way as a model treated to a course of hairspray technique? I've got a derelict T-62 with brand new nubers!
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Joined: January 22nd, 2005, 10:18 pm

May 7th, 2011, 11:19 pm #2

Howdy Ian, you can use a sewing pin or fine wire brush to make them look worn. PBL a model railroad manufacturer has a fiberglass bristle brush for this very purpose. It is aso used to simulate peeling paint and distress markings on wood siding. I have also used just a fine point 10/0 paint brush to apply some paint of the color that the transfer is applied over.
Outta here, Mike sends . . .
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Joined: April 29th, 2008, 10:01 am

May 8th, 2011, 12:31 am #3

I just use a toothpick

Glen Burns

Creative Models Australia
glen@creativemodels.com.au
www.creativemodels.com.au
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Joined: January 4th, 2009, 10:27 pm

May 8th, 2011, 12:49 am #4

You could also try dry brushing the base coat color over the numbers to give 'em that worn faded look .

ERIK



WHAT DO YOU CALL THE ASSASSINS THAT ACCUSE THE ASSASSIN???
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Joined: January 22nd, 2005, 10:18 pm

May 8th, 2011, 1:21 am #5

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Joined: January 4th, 2009, 10:27 pm

May 8th, 2011, 4:05 pm #6

MIKE,

Sorry for repeating What you said .... Apparently I didn't read your post al th way through !! Sorry Holmzz !!!


ERIK



WHAT DO YOU CALL THE ASSASSINS THAT ACCUSE THE ASSASSIN???
Last edited by panzervor on May 8th, 2011, 4:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: January 22nd, 2005, 10:18 pm

May 8th, 2011, 6:27 pm #7

Howdy Erik, I did not want to be the one to say "dry brush" and upset the beautiful people. Mike sends . . .
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Joined: January 4th, 2009, 10:27 pm

May 9th, 2011, 12:19 am #8

Dry Brush Dry Brush Dry Brush Dry Brush Dry Brush Dry Brush ...... I love Dry Brushing !! I love it I love it !! If Dry Brushing is Wrong ... I don't ever wanna be Right !!! I love Dry Brushing !!!!!

Erik Sends ......
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