Re: Westerfield Kits - Heinz Vinegar Tank (UNCLASSIFIED)

O Fenton Wells

Elden, Where would I find Darnaby's kit building suggestions? I have one of
those to build and need all the help I can get.
Fenton Wells

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Gatwood, Elden SAW <
elden.j.gatwood@...> wrote:


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What kits are more "challenging"?

Elden Gatwood

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Subject: [STMFC] Re: Westerfield Kits - Heinz Vinegar Tank

So I've seen now multiple references to the "difficulties" in building the
vinegar tank car kit from Sunshine.
While it is indeed not a first timer kit, nor is it a simple kit, I feel
it is unfairly getting a reputation as a massively difficult kit. I've now
built 3 of them and between reading Bill Darnaby's suggested building
and just plain thinking it through, 3 rather nice cars have resulted. If
approach the task logically it's really not that difficult.
And I can further state without hesitation, that there are other resin kits
out there that are far worse and very badly thought out by the kit maker.
I guess, I'm asking/suggesting that we reconsider "bashing " the vinegar
car kit.
Pierre Oliver

--- In STMFC@... <> , "Schuyler
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I believe our own Denny Anspach is a veteran of the wars required to
build one of the Sunshine cars.


If you look on Al's website you will find that Al produced a number of
pickle cars, but no vinegar cars. The Vinegar car that Sunshine
produced is so complex that even Ted Culotta had a time building it.
He did a great job with it, but it is not a kit for the newbie to
build nor for the faint hearted.

Tom Olsen
Newark, Delaware, 19711

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Fenton Wells
3047 Creek Run
Sanford NC 27332

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