Re: Wood Swift Reefers

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Ted Culotta wrote:
I am sure that Tony Thompson and/or Larry Kline can relate the
horrified looks and gasps they received in a class they taught (local
community college) where they (gasp!) cut up Athearn shells to make new
This was a Richard Hendrickson discovery, which I exploited to get the identical result: the moment the razor saw touched the body of the car, there was an audible gasp.
Ted's comments are exactly right. Just try it. And if the thought is intimidating, start with an Athearn body--or a Varney reefer.

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