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The third line is focused in products to weather engines, with a variey of effects which allow to reproduce the dirty look of these
Engine Effects
A vehicle with an engine has many moving parts - the engine itself, the transmission, the wheels and axis, tracks, hinges and chains-all of them mechanisms subject to traction and movement which have to be lubricated to function correctly. In addition, the internal combustion engine needs fuel, and dust accumulates, while dirt forms a part of this mechanical and dynamic context.

The range of Engine Effects offers the modeller a series of references to reproduce the fuel stains, the spilled oil (leaving a trail of drops on the vehicle panels and in the dust of the road), the marks left by the oil drums on the floor of the truck, the dirt accumulated in the engine compartment, all these to enhance the realistic aspect of the model.

73813 Oil Stains
Oil stains are common around engines, hinges and all the moving parts of vehicles. The colour and the shiny look of the stains give the model a realistic aspect.

73814 Fuel Stains
In combat, the refuelling of tanks and trucks took place in the field, and the crews used pails, makeshift funnels, sections of hose, etc. for the job; the fuel was spilled all over, leaving characteristic traces on the vehicles.

73815 Engine Grime
On the surfaces of the engine block, inside the engine compartments and even in areas where rests of fuel and oil accumulated, dust and dirt created a greyish layer of dust on the vehicle surface.

73816 Diesel Stains
The stains of gasoline and diesel oil do not have the same colour: Diesel Stains reproduces the exact orange shade of this fuel, the streaks, traces and splashes caused by refuelling with diesel in the field.

73817 Petrol Spills
Petrol Spills, a blue- black shade of great intensity observed in heavy oils and lubricants, on barrels in a truck bed and the round marks left by barrels on the ground, and left by the flame throwers and combat vehicles.

73818 Brown Engine Soot
Brown Soot accumulates on engine bulkheads, on compartment walls, on the wheel housings of trains and underneath the carter and crankshafts - a combination of dirt, rests of engine oils and dust.
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this line of model paints have different paints to every aspect of the model.
AUG 08, 2016 - 04:05 AM
one thing I always think is one can get much the same effects with inexpensive custom-mixed washes instead of these rather pricey products; they're really cool but some of us model on a budget and simply can't afford these sets; just MHO; thanks
AUG 08, 2016 - 09:19 PM

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