Re: Des Plaines Hobbies Viking boxcar roof, observations and questions


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Do they have the correct trucks?Armand Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert MANLEY" <robev1630@sbcglobal.net>
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2007 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: Des Plaines Hobbies Viking boxcar roof, observations and questions


> Guys,
> I got this off the Desplaines Hobby website.
> The Erie car is available as:
> DPH276 thru DPH279
> 4#'s available - 78519, 78525, 78603, 78777
> Viking Boxcar - Erie Black and White Large Diamond AAR Boxcar
> Freight Car Red Car with White Lettering
> Black Viking Roof with Black Ends
> $17.98 each.
>
> In response to another thread concerning parts,
> Desplaines is a grocery store full of parts and decals.
> They also deal on the internet. Many of my strolls down
> Ron's aisles resulted in new projects and the further advancement
> of my hobby skills. He keeps all of his detail parts out in the open
> allowing you to hold and examine the parts.
> Rob Manley
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> ----- Original Message ----
> From: bill_d_goat <billdgoat@bellsouth.net>
> To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, March 9, 2007 10:58:28 AM
> Subject: [STMFC] Re: Des Plaines Hobbies Viking boxcar roof, observations and questions
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> --- In STMFC@yahoogroups. com, Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@ ...>
> wrote:
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>> On Mar 8, 2007, at 3:34 PM, timboconnor@ ... wrote:
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>> > Yep, your brain cells are still hitting on all cylinders. :-) Ron
> had
>> > all
>> > four road names. The C&EI cars had a "Buy War Bonds" logo... IIRC
>> > some of the cars originally had black painted doors, a detail DPH
> may
>> > have overlooked.
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>> In fact, there were two C&EI kits, one with the War Bonds slogan
> and
>> one without.
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>> Richard Hendrickson
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> FWIW, a few years ago I ordered the War Bonds C&EI car since I model
> 1943. It was a great kit to assemble.
> Later I happened to be looking through some WWII era "Railroad"
> magazines and found in one a reference about C&EI painting this
> slogan on some cars, listing the car number of the first car to be so
> painted. I checked my model and found that it had the same number.
> DPH is to be commended for outstanding prototype research.
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