kit will produce a total of 10 HO-Scale* Pumpkin Vines with approximately
80 various size pumpkins. Each vine measures 2½ inches long
(18-24 mm). The kit contains 10 sprue sets, each producing 1 vine with 8
Tenax-7R plastic weld cement is recommended. Weathering is optional on leave and pumpkins.
Trim parts away from sprue
using a flush cutting tool or fine hobby knife. Be careful to keep
organized as the parts are tiny and may get lost.
Gently twist leaves
with a Needle Nose Pliers to give a natural cupping shape
and more dimension. You may want to twist the vine a little
to give more snaking curves.
Next glue the
pumpkins to the vines. Once the glue has dried, paint and weather
vines and pumpkins.
*This Pumpkin Patch may be labeled
as HO-Scale, but in reality these pumpkins are large enough to be used in S-Scale and/or O-Scale scenes. Pumpkin sizes range from 1/4" to 1/8" in diameter.
Harvest Time... Here is an excellent example of random placement representing a mature pumpkin patch right at harvest time. Note how the
vines seem to grow in a chaotic pattern. Also, by placing
Prairie Tufts within and around the patch gives the look of an un-maintained field late in the season. On the left side the farmer has been working hard
by making a pile of pumpkins ready for the Halloween