Re: Hacking (not the electronic kind)

Tony Thompson

Tom Madden wrote:

> You don't want to use Archer's weld lines, you want their panel seams.

Mike Bauers responded:


Can you please expand on that comment?
Aren’t the seams welded ???

    I agree with Tom. The Archer weld lines are okay for repair welding but in HO scale (and yes, they do have a set labeled HO scale) they are pretty heavy for production welding. I did use the Archer weld lines on a storage tank which was going to be back from the aisle on my layout, but would not do so for a freight car of structure near the layout edge.

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