Re: Modeling air hoses on STMFC era cars ...

Dennis Storzek

--- In STMFC@..., Denny Anspach <danspachmd@...> wrote:

Friends, keep in mind at least some of the following-

1) The ubiquitous over-wide catfish-mouth HO coupler boxes that most of us have to deal with pushes the air hose location far to the side, IMHO a position relative to the coupler that can be quite unrealistic. This is ameriorated somewhat when the fishmouth is filled with an oversized melon-head coupler. The appearance is made worse when the same wide box holds a scale sized coupler- even more so if the coupler does not have a short shank.
Hi Doc, Long time-no see.

There is a placement diagram from the 1922 CBC here:

The steel car dimensions did not change appreciably for the remainder of our era of interest.


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