Re: ADMIN: Santa Fe Ft-V flat car

Fritz Milhaupt

--- In STMFC@..., Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...> wrote:

On Aug 20, 2009, at 5:43 PM, Mike Brock wrote:

....Richard says the the laser cut wood
floor is too thick. How much too thick? Can it be lowered by
Not a whole lot, and I think it can be pared down - but the
question is whether the floor can be pursuaded to part company
with the body, as the material should be removed from the bottom in
order to preserve the detail stamped into the top.
Actually, several of the flats I examined at the LHS were showing signs of the floor taking the initiative to separate itself from the frame at the ends.

-Fritz Milhaupt
Modeling Editor, PMHS

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