--- In STMFC@..., "Bernd Schroeder" <schroed2.bears@...>
AC-Version and Trix the DC-Version (reflecting the deeply rootedseparation
of the german HO MR scene). If you decide to replace theunderframe, it is
the same work.without
destructive testing (of which you have provided a thorough basealready).
I can try whether I have some success with some German products forthis
purpose on some leftover parts from a Trix boxcar which has beenreduced to
the sides in regards of useful parts (and even those require somework,
since they are neither scale 10´ nor 10´6", but something inbetween....
andwhen they first came out and would certainly use the above parts
strip thedecals to upgrade/backdate them. Problem is, I was unable to
fluid,one Marklin I tried using any paint stripper on hand. (Brake
ultrasonic.)Chameleon, Scalecoat, all with ultrasonic, alcohol without
theI finally tried a light, low-angle grit blast, but that removed
I'm going to be in Naperville at the PMC all this weekend and will asrivets as well as the paint. So now I have one. Any ideas??
usual bring along my photos to share. I'm particularily well stocked
this year, and will have over 11000 5X7 prints with me, so stop by
and check them out in the vendor's room and chat freight cars with me.
As mentioned in a previous post, I am looking for photos of Michigan
Central freight cars for a project. I'll have the binder of my
photos collected to date with me if anyone is interested. There are
many of Lot numbers I still lack photos for. In some cases other
lots were essencially identical cars, but in a few cases I've never
seen what a given design looks like beyond the car diagrams. I'm
including a good number of pre-Lot system (1906) photos as well.