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What is your favorite car to paint and why?

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by AvoidsoutH, Nov 19, 2002.

  1. AvoidsoutH

    AvoidsoutH Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 11, 2002 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
    just one of those conversation starters...
    i think it says alot about someone's personality and itll make us more aware of whats out there.
    my personal favorite would have to be the white ns hoppers or yellow ttx gondolas. both are smooth and light and allow for maximum coverage and bright ass colors. not much traffic on those types, but its the best of what i have to choose from.
    just wondering...
    avoidsouth
     
  2. krowteN

    krowteN Guest

    i like hondas myself
     
  3. patatasbrava

    patatasbrava Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 17, 2002 Messages: 131 Likes Received: 0
    any box , flats especially, and holy rollers, and hoppers , and anything else i can find on the trax. except cat shit
     
  4. DankLordz

    DankLordz Senior Member

    Joined: Nov 13, 2000 Messages: 1,983 Likes Received: 0
    crusty ass central vermonts. i love the way they look, easy to paint.. overall just a beautiful experience.
     
  5. ~KRYLON2~

    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 10,443 Likes Received: 191
    rusty ones......yeeeaaahhhhh
     
  6. schick1

    schick1 Guest

    BOXCARS mmmmmmm yeah old ass rusty ones with some company you never heard off on it, or those smooth mammoth boxcars, oh and holly rollers are mad sweet. but any smooth boxcar is excellent even a ridged one is cool.
    h and those boxcars that are lower to the ground than most. fuck remember all the companies names.
     
  7. krowteN

    krowteN Guest

    i like gondolas and coal cars more than anything.
    ill fuck with boxcars, but i like the off shit that most of you freight snobs are to pretty to fuck with.
     
  8. •nakone•

    •nakone• Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2002 Messages: 967 Likes Received: 0
    bsnf's and csx's are the dopest fo shizzy
    there both nice and smooth, and always fun painting them.. hoppers are pretty cool 2, i dont paint them a lot tho
     
  9. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    how bout log cars ??

    and they said they were unpaintable
     
  10. cheesecurd

    cheesecurd Guest

    I stick to the barnum and bailey's circus world train. it's all about the lion's cages and the cars for the giraffes, they got a real nice panel. nah...nothing says hit me like ANY car hittable in the day. I did 40 CP and GONX gondolas this year so far...I also like baex flats, although I've never hit one.
     
  11. Graff Jesus

    Graff Jesus Guest

    chilled express extended flats with the ice on top...


    like my man pier says..."ice on my freights...ice in my pipe."
     
  12. hobbesv2

    hobbesv2 Member

    Joined: Oct 21, 2000 Messages: 651 Likes Received: 0
    i really like gondolas for some reason.
     
  13. ray finkle

    ray finkle Member

    Joined: Jul 24, 2002 Messages: 269 Likes Received: 0
  14. angelofdeath

    angelofdeath Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 15, 2002 Messages: 4,375 Likes Received: 79
    damn

    damn thats cool as shit to see dudes that want to paint hoppers, gondolas and grainers and coalies...... i should hook up with you guys. there is a yard about 45 minutes from me that is MOSTLY hoppers, grainers etc... but it is probably the chillest spot i have ever seen for a yard. and no one will paint them with me cause "its hoppers and grainers."
    but i reality i like to hit golden west flats the best, or any UP, golden west... etc.. fridgie car. those cars travel the farthest from me, are nice and i generally can find them pretty easy around here at a few spots.
    i also like those double long flat cars i have seen CN's and CV's they were insulated and real nice.
    White flats rock the best though Tropicanas are my fav to paint, but they get buffed, Cryotrans rock too... but tropicanas are hard as shit to find. around here they only stop for 15 minutes at a time then keep on getting it.
    but overall like someone said any old boxcar daytime preferably, that moves.
     
  15. FlamingHobo

    FlamingHobo Guest

    im partial to NS boxes...and bnsf flats,the white ones...hmmm..i really like coal cars too...and if i ever see some strange car in the yard i try and paint it...
     
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