Re: New Bulkhead HO scale 70-ton flatcar
Does anyone make a Duryea underframe conversion kit? Or is the best thingtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
to fake it by extending the coupler pockets?
In a message dated 10/21/2008 3:21:36 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
Prototype B&O W-7's had Duryea underframes, so the Accurail triple
bay offset side hopper is not quite right.
I did not help with that one. Nor the 1956 Athearn quad hopper.
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Ed Hawkins <hawk0621@...> wrote:
railroad,car types come out because of some consultant's favorite
reference to the obscure Accurail triple offset-side AAR 70-tonhopper
car that was ONLY correct (albeit poorly rendered Z-sections on thehow
that "rare" car happened to be selected when there were othersuperior
choices. Surely the decision wasn't made by some self-interestedB&O
modeler. At any rate, I'm glad you have learned the process of howto
get self-interest models produced. Among other good choices, couldthe
B&O version of the AAR 50-ton hopper car (a car that was built inhuge
numbers) be far away? <g>
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