Sorry for the long delay in updating this thread... I wrote Atlas
about obtaining the caboose ladders as spare parts, here is their reply:
"The spare parts for this line are not available yet.
Once they are we will post it on the web site.
I don't know WHEN (if ever) that will happen.
--- In STMFC@..., "Dean Payne" <deanpayne@...> wrote:
curve over the top in an arc, these bend down at a 45 degree angle or
so. The prototype uses a flat stile and round rungs. I don't think I
am good > > enough to fabricate a decent stile out of styrene, nor
would it be sturdy enough. The Athearn ladder is sturdy enough, but
it is > > obviously stamped out of a flat sheet of metal. Does
anybody make a higher-quality part? TCS makes a resin kit for the
caboose, I wonder what ladder they use?