Forget Fall ... Let's Skip to Winter!

 That's right, it's the thirty degrees here in Georgia  this weekend, California has wild fires all over the place; Colorado has a foot of snow, again; and we're still waiting for Fall leaves to change colors! Good Grief!
  As you may have guessed, we're still really busy trying to stay ahead of the order curve and the Holidays are quickly approaching. We sure do appreciate your patience having to wait an extra day or so to ship orders. Debbie and I celebrated our 21st Anniversary last Thursday and we're still paying for it! We spent the weekend trying to get caught up with orders and making products.Know anyone interested in getting into the Hobby Manufacturing business? We have two business available!
  If you did not read in last weeks Newsletter ( Oct 23, 2019), we're in the process of removing duplicate Customer Registrations from our database. Should you receive two Newsletter emails , you should delete or disable the duplicate(s) (yes, some folks have three or four or more) rather than allowing the system to delete accounts randomly! and if you've forgotten your Password, REPLY to this email for us to Reset your Password and we will gladly do so.
  Any way, got to get back to work; Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend! See you in the Hobby Room ... BTW Air Brushing is farther down... Trick or Treat!

Doctor Ben's Industrial Fresh Dry Rust Weathering Pigment-2oz Resealable Jar #DBZ1374
Only from Doctor Ben's!!

  Fresh dry rust is that color that rust becomes when a steel metal door slides across the the steel surface which leaves a fine residue of iron particles. Morning dew moistens the fine iron particles and the hot sun completes the oxidation process. No industry is immune to this process!
  Doctor Ben's Weathering Pigments are intensely strong but easily thinned with Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol (or water) to reduce its preferred intensity. Using Doctor Ben's Weathering Pigments is ideal for adding the realistic weathered look by applying this product dry with a stiff hobby brush or using the lid for the jar to create a pallet from which various intensities may be created to flow into cracks and crevasses creating the illusion of shadows and depth. All this and much, much more is found in our Doctor Ben's How-To: #3 instructional booklet!
Rustic Scale Lumber-Natural Finish - Multi Scale
 Original Contest Proven Doctor Ben's Product!
  : We recommend that you save yourself some money by purchasing the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain of your choice (Oak, Pine, Driftwood, Durty Black, Antique White, Barn Red and 18 other Stains) and thinning them down you can create your own original Rustic Lumber! Each Package Contains 300+ Pieces of 3/64''x 9/64''x 5-1/2'' for N, HO, S, O, G & Military Models, too!
Look What We Found! HO & O Chooch Kits!
  We've go a number of these amazing 1980s New Old Stock Chooch Enterprises kit in both HO & O Scales and many different variations. All have been inspected for content & repacked for safe shipping. CLICK HERE to see more ...
Scale Model Masterpieces (former Thomas A Yorke Ent.)  
Size: 1/4" to 5/8" diameter x 5/16" to 1/2" tall #SMM9311
  This product includes one (1) set of 29 Old Tree Stumps shown at right and does NOT include the scenery. These detailed, high-quality Labstone Old Tree Stumps are a natural light tan color and accept paints and stains very well.
Want to know the easiest & fastest way to realistically stain & weather stumps?  We have the *Tips & Techniques* article for you in our Blog!  Staining & Weathering Tree Stumps with Doctor Ben's, Blog Archives, August 2015
Baby Building Blocs Split Granite Textures-Two Pounder Special with and OPTIONAL Handy Blade Tool
 Original Contest Proven Doctor Ben's Product!
Size: 1/8"Thick x 1/4"Wide x 1/2" Long (all sizes are approximate)
  The BBBs are all a light granite gray. It's really easy to "stain" them any color that you would like!
  We also offer "bulk" purchases for those really BIG jobs. We can also provide custom lengths & widths. Please contact us for a quote on your specific project. Also available in 11 ounce packages that contains at least 36 square inches of wall space when Blocs are stacked flat as shown in on our website
. It is very easy to assemble them right out of the box for a rustic finish or trim them with our Doctor Ben's Handy Blade Tool As Always, If We Please You, Please tell Your Friends. If Not, Please Tell Us!
Doctor Ben's Reefer White Weathering Stain
Exact match to Floquil 1980s Paint!

  I've never been a fan of this bold white "color" except when high-lighting a raised surface where the a slight glimmer of sunlight might bring attention to a spot on the model. No more than just a subtle application is all that is needed to create the illusion of light reflecting jacks up the realism a hundred times!
  Using this Doctor Ben's Product: Ever since 1991 we have offered Doctor Ben's Aged Driftwood Weathering Stain as a non-petroleum, identical color match replacement for the long defunct Floquil Flo-Stains© products; especially Floquil Driftwood stain made famous by the Fine Scale Miniatures kit instructions of the 1970s to present.
  Thousands of jars of Doctor Ben's Aged Driftwood Weathering Stain have been sold with equally thousands of satisfied customers. This product is designed to be applied as a stain and should not affect integrity of the material to which it is applied. A good rule of thumb that we feel best describes the coverage of the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains is that one coat will provide a light coverage; two-three coats will provide a medium coverage and four or more coats with build up, the more porous the surface, the more difficult it is to remove, so test a small less noticeable area before the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain is applied to the entire model/project.  And Read about all the great uses in our How To #2 "The ABC's of Staining Castings & Models" booklet and in our website Blog (June 2015 Archives). "We Turn Toys into Models!".

Doctor Ben's Weathering Solution Spotlight:DBZ1154 - Doctor Ben's Weathering Solution

   Weathered Rust #1154 Ready-To-Use Weathering Solution for Wood, Plastic, Hydrocal©, Metal & Much More-4oz Jar & 8oz, too!

  When I first began building Fine Scale Miniatures kits  (manufactured by George Sellios) many years ago, the part that I enjoyed the most was the weathering. Nothing irked me more than to build a model in a brand new, pristine condition. I began looking for something more that what the FSM instructions offered. Don't get me wrong, I owe a great deal of what I learned about building models from building early Thomas A. Yorke kits, Model Masterpieces kits, Builders in Scale kits, Timberline kits; heck, there's even a thing or two to learn from building the Campbell kits.

Using this Doctor Ben's Product: Weathered Rust differs from Realistic Rust in that it is more like the rust that you would see on old farm equipment sitting out in the field—How To #1 Bookletdampened by the morning dew slowly etching away at the metal surface. This product is a topical application that does not affect the surface integrity of the model. This product has built in adhesive polymers that enable it to stick to any surface. Get too much on and want to remove it? Not a problem, read on about all the great uses in our How To #1 booklet and in our website Blog.. You will not be disappointed.

Air Brushing Doctor Ben's Products?
  Almost every week we receive a call or message from a Customer about air brushing Doctor Ben's Products. I will confess that even with my stash of Badger Air Brushes (NMRA Contest winnings) this technique that I have never tried.
  So, I would like your input and hopefully some of the steps that you used to apply which Doctor Ben's products and how successful you felt that your efforts resulted. Feel free to reply to this Newsletter or send an email to [email protected] with as much information that you can think of... courious minds want to know!

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