Re: Details On The Road

Nelson Moyer

Very nice door handles, Michael.  Hope to see you in Collinsville.


Nelson Moyer


From: [] On Behalf Of Michael Gross
Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:03 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Details On The Road


Seems I get more modeling done in hotel rooms than at home.  One of the easiest projects on the road is adding small details, with a few parts and minimal tools.  The new door handles on this BLI NYC boxcar are a perfect example, with the molded handles replaced with flattened .008 brass rod.  It's a trifle "fiddley" as the flattened brass is quite delicate, but it makes for a lovely detail.  I did not use phosphor bronze as the harder wire was more resistant to being "squashed."
Michael Gross
Pasadena, CA

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