Re: B&M XM-1 composite boxcar - F&C kit roof and ends?

benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

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
RPI website):

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.

Ben Hom

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