The Champ decals are the wrong font, slightly oversize and, perhaps
most noticeable non B&O folks, the 13 Great States medallian is
incorrect. The shape of the Capitol Dome on the Champ set reminds me
more of the beehive on Utah state highway signs.
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also came to
that thethe conclusion that the lack of decals is a BIG problem. I agree
end detailChamp, or other options, will not really work well enough to use.
P&LE cars),differences are.
supports made fromyou could shave off the end supports, and graft on new end
on the end1x3's mated into an angle. You would need to add the thin flange
eithersheet, probably from .005" sheet cut into a strip, with rivets
created supportembossed or grafted on. Since this variation looks like it
supporting fromfrom its attachment to the end sheet, rather than simply
then createunderneath, you could then graft the angle onto the flange, and
littleits attachment point to the end sill. There are additional
brake wheelstructural shapes that would need to be added, and of course, the
replacedhousing and eqpt need to be removed before the surgery, and then
car appearsfurther into dimensional differences, but to my eye, the Kadee
enough. I could beclose enough that if you did the ends, you would be close
very, VERY wrong, but it wouldn't be the first time.