Re: CP slabside hoppers

stevelucas3 <stevelucas3@...>

I second Armand's comments about the TLT slabsides. I have four of the CN version.

Amongst the best models I've seen in RTR, the only quibble being the overly thick grab-irons. Modellers with more time thatn I can carve them off and replce them with wire ones. Just an excellent model, IMHO.

Steve Lucas.

--- In STMFC@..., "Armand Premo" <armprem2@...> wrote:

A happy owner of several TLT cars.Just superb.Better than most US none.You won't be disappointed .Armand Premo
----- Original Message -----
From: Doug Polinder
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2009 7:43 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: CP slabside hoppers

Tom Molsen,

Thank you for those links. How about a product review? I built the Sylvan slabside a few years ago and it went together fairly nicely, except that I screwed up the horizontal plate of the B end and had to cut a new plate out of 0.010 styrene. Did you retrofit your slabside with the TMW trucks or keep the True-Line ones? Looks like all of their CP stock is sold out, although Pacific Western in Surrey BC shows quite an extensive list in stock.

Bob Lucas,

I posed some questions about the slabside to the Pacific Northwest RPM group a while back; there are some very knowledgeable people in that group who might be able to help you and point you to a photograph of 380000.

Doug Polinder

Grand Rapids MI


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