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October 24 2007 at 9:23 AM
david nickels  (Login djnick66)
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Response to Weathering metal towing cables

I agree on the annealing part... if not they are way to springy.

I paint them a dark dark grey-brown like Testors Burnt Umber. I don't use anything with a reddish base... just dark and neutral. Then drybrush in greys and tans. A little rust pigment rubbed in and then rubbed off makes them look nice. I avoid a lot of silver or natural metal colors except maybe on the loops on the end.

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  1. Re: painting - David McKeever on Oct 26, 2007, 6:34 PM
    1. Clarification - david nickels on Oct 29, 2007, 10:27 AM
      1. Re: Clarification - David McKeever on Oct 29, 2007, 12:32 PM
        1. Steel cables - david nickels on Oct 29, 2007, 3:18 PM

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