Re: Our stashes of obsolete models (Was: ATSF class Bx-49)


Ben Hom wrote:

"Nice try, but the sides of most older boxcars are WAY too thick (the same reason why most model
wreck-damaged cars are unconvincing). A bunch of old Globe metal sides would be a great start,

Well, after cutting the sides free from the car body, you could sand their backs on a piece of glass
with sand paper glued to it or after sticking enough of them side by side to fill a gondola you
could run a razor saw lengthwise along the top to represent the many thin stacked side components
like is done to represent wood grain.

Eric Petersson

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