Re: B&M XM-1 composite boxcar - F&C kit roof and ends?
Al Brown asked:
"Some of the similar BAR cars have Hutchins ends; will those fit?"
Unfortunately, no. The Westerfield end is an "outie":
The BAR cars had "innie" corrugations (photo from the pay side of the
However, the Funaro B&M XM-1 model can be used as a starting point for
the BAR cars with "X29" ends - the major change is replacing the kit
roof with a Hutchins roof from an Accurail SS boxcar.