Tim and Friends,
I have asked Tangent to consider an ACF 10K
high walkway Type 7 or 11. I've been lobbying various
manufacturers for these for years. I have two of the 8K F&C
cars, but really want a couple of 10s (the WP used them up until
the end). This is a much needed car for the first half of the
20th century, made in the thousands for numerous owners, and
very distinctive. Perhaps if some of you also asked Tangent,
they might give this more consideration.
Granted, it is a size of tank car that is highly
But didn't TRIX previously try to render this car,
and they ran
into a lot
of flak here for their mistakes too?
That was Strike ONE. Now, Strike TWO.
It's time for somebody to hit a HOME RUN, I think.
I'm patient. I'm pretty sure that David Lehlbach (Tangent)
is planning to
some more good work building on that beautiful tank car
done. I can wait. There's plenty of stuff in the queue.
If you mean on the jacket, those are bolts, not rivets.
last time I checked, can be replaced (along with the heavy
walkway is pretty lame, there I agree. And full agreement
comparison to Tangent models.
But a funky
model with giant
rivets, fat handrails, a 4" thick solid walkway. I'm
sorry, but park this blob next to a TANGENT tank
car and you will
not be happy with
It's kind of like the BLI releases of the NYC steel
boxcars. Yeah, well
short of great models, but we needed the cars. These BLI
tank cars are
very badly needed 6000-gallon insulated cars. Reminds me
in a way of what
we always used to say about Walthers (some still do): good
news is that
the model has been produced, bad news is that Walthers did