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Re: Looking for decals

al_brown03
 

Oops, strike "for 40-ton cars". The data are from various sets.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "al_brown03" <abrown@...> wrote:

For the SAL B-5, I've combined some of the Speedwitch set for SAL steel boxcars, with Champ data for 40-ton cars. 'Course this may be moot: has Sunshine released their B-5 kit yet? If so, see Jim Hayes's note in this thread.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.


--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Jim & Lisa Hayes" <jimandlisa97225@> wrote:


A little known fact is that Sunshine sells their decals separately. $3 for
one color decals plus $1 for each additional color. And there's no postage
charge for decal only orders. Go to www.sunshinekits.com/flyersbyroad.html
to find your model and look at the flyer for it, then go to the Contact
Sunshine page for ordering info. I know that at least the NP boxcars have
been done by Sunshine. Unfortunately the NP monads are separate decals for
the red and black so those decals will cost you $5.

Jim Hayes
Portland Oregon
www.sunshinekits.com


-----Original Message-----
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
shaystark
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:07 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [STMFC] Looking for decals

I am currently on a boxcar building binge and I am looking for decals to
complete some specific cars as they roll through the paint shop in the next
couple of months. The cars I am building are HO scale and the period being
modeled is September 1950. I have looked through the available Microscale,
Odball and Champs sets. I can piece together champ decal sets to come up
with much of what I need but if there are specific sets produced from others
that would be a better fit for these particular cars that is even better. I
am looking for decals for the following cars and would appreciate any
suggestions:
Northern Pacific 14000 series double sheathed 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Northern Pacific 20000 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SLSF Frisco 14700-14800 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SAL 14000-16000 series B-5 single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
C&O 12000 series Rebuilt Steel 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Thanks for any ideas.
Shay Stark


I hate Outlook 2007

Jim & Lisa Hayes <jimandlisa97225@...>
 

I apologize for the fact that Outlook 2007 sometimes (but not always) adds
additional blank lines to my emails. It's just one more reason that I'm
slowly migrating to Gmail.

Jim Hayes
Portland Oregon
www.sunshinekits.com


Re: End of Naperville.

Greg Martin
 

Good Point Dave. I am personally glad you pointed that out because you guys
have a great TEAM at WPM.

Greg Martin


dhussey@cannonandco.net writes:

A point of clarification. Joe Delia is ONE of seven or eight people that
combined that have hosted the Western Prototype Modelers Meet for the last
five years.

Dave Hussey
WPM Committee


Sunshine website updated

Jim & Lisa Hayes <jimandlisa97225@...>
 

I have added flyers for the new kits released at Naperville to the Recent
Flyers page of my website.



I'll get the Flyers by RR page plus the new Numeric Kit List and my All Time
List updated within the next few days.



Jim Hayes

Portland Oregon

www.sunshinekits.com


Re: NYC box car that went far...

Tim O'Connor
 

Wasn't CASO affiliated with the NYC? Could the car have
been loaded on CASO rails in Ontario?

Tim O'Connor

At 10/29/2009 11:18 PM Thursday, you wrote:
"steve l" <stevelucas3@yahoo.ca> 10/29/09 9:27 PM >>>
On the CN main line in Houston, BC, summer 1950.--

http://imagescn.technomuses.ca/structures/index_view.cfm?photoid=8556284&id=37

Steve Lucas.

Steve,

Interesting photo, but I'm sorry, there is nothing surprising about
finding a NYC boxcar "far from home". Its late and I'm tired and so I'm
probably cranky, but how often do we have to say this???? Boxcars
basically operated in a national pool... OK, so this car is in Canada
and thus US car numbers would be lower, but since NYC has one of the
largest boxcar fleets in North America, there should be little surprise
that one would show up almost ANYWHERE on contiguous rails. The car is
most likely carrying a shipment from the US to BC, but that shipment
could just have easily originated in Seattle or anywhere else as
somewhere on NYC rails.

Regards
Bruce Smith
temporarily and grogily from Naperville Il


Re: ACC Debonder and paint finishes.

Tim O'Connor
 

Denny

I have used it with a brush and Q-tip to debond parts on a painted
model. I wouldn't let it pool or evaporate on the model.

Tim O'Connor

At 11/3/2009 01:25 PM Tuesday, you wrote:
What have been Listers' experiences and measures of success (or not)
with using ACC Debonder to remove ACC smudges from painted surfaces?

Denny

Denny S. Anspach MD
Sacramento


Re: Looking for decals

al_brown03
 

For the SAL B-5, I've combined some of the Speedwitch set for SAL steel boxcars, with Champ data for 40-ton cars. 'Course this may be moot: has Sunshine released their B-5 kit yet? If so, see Jim Hayes's note in this thread.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Jim & Lisa Hayes" <jimandlisa97225@...> wrote:


A little known fact is that Sunshine sells their decals separately. $3 for
one color decals plus $1 for each additional color. And there's no postage
charge for decal only orders. Go to www.sunshinekits.com/flyersbyroad.html
to find your model and look at the flyer for it, then go to the Contact
Sunshine page for ordering info. I know that at least the NP boxcars have
been done by Sunshine. Unfortunately the NP monads are separate decals for
the red and black so those decals will cost you $5.

Jim Hayes
Portland Oregon
www.sunshinekits.com


-----Original Message-----
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
shaystark
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:07 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [STMFC] Looking for decals

I am currently on a boxcar building binge and I am looking for decals to
complete some specific cars as they roll through the paint shop in the next
couple of months. The cars I am building are HO scale and the period being
modeled is September 1950. I have looked through the available Microscale,
Odball and Champs sets. I can piece together champ decal sets to come up
with much of what I need but if there are specific sets produced from others
that would be a better fit for these particular cars that is even better. I
am looking for decals for the following cars and would appreciate any
suggestions:
Northern Pacific 14000 series double sheathed 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Northern Pacific 20000 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SLSF Frisco 14700-14800 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SAL 14000-16000 series B-5 single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
C&O 12000 series Rebuilt Steel 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Thanks for any ideas.
Shay Stark


Re: Illinois Central Reefers was Re: Naperville

Jim & Lisa Hayes <jimandlisa97225@...>
 

I currently have a link to a PDF of Stan's kits and parts list on the Links
page of my Sunshine website. Soon, maybe within a month, I'll have an
updated list with pictures of his models. Stan is like Martin Loftin and
doesn't have a computer. If Stan is doing a model of something that Sunshine
has already done, it's because he believes there's something wrong with the
Sunshine kit,

Jim Hayes
Portland Oregon
www.sunshinekits.com


Re: Looking for decals

Jim & Lisa Hayes <jimandlisa97225@...>
 

A little known fact is that Sunshine sells their decals separately. $3 for
one color decals plus $1 for each additional color. And there's no postage
charge for decal only orders. Go to www.sunshinekits.com/flyersbyroad.html
to find your model and look at the flyer for it, then go to the Contact
Sunshine page for ordering info. I know that at least the NP boxcars have
been done by Sunshine. Unfortunately the NP monads are separate decals for
the red and black so those decals will cost you $5.

Jim Hayes
Portland Oregon
www.sunshinekits.com

-----Original Message-----
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
shaystark
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:07 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [STMFC] Looking for decals

I am currently on a boxcar building binge and I am looking for decals to
complete some specific cars as they roll through the paint shop in the next
couple of months. The cars I am building are HO scale and the period being
modeled is September 1950. I have looked through the available Microscale,
Odball and Champs sets. I can piece together champ decal sets to come up
with much of what I need but if there are specific sets produced from others
that would be a better fit for these particular cars that is even better. I
am looking for decals for the following cars and would appreciate any
suggestions:
Northern Pacific 14000 series double sheathed 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Northern Pacific 20000 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SLSF Frisco 14700-14800 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SAL 14000-16000 series B-5 single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
C&O 12000 series Rebuilt Steel 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Thanks for any ideas.
Shay Stark


Looking for decals

SHAY STARK
 

I am currently on a boxcar building binge and I am looking for decals to complete some specific cars as they roll through the paint shop in the next couple of months. The cars I am building are HO scale and the period being modeled is September 1950. I have looked through the available Microscale, Odball and Champs sets. I can piece together champ decal sets to come up with much of what I need but if there are specific sets produced from others that would be a better fit for these particular cars that is even better. I am looking for decals for the following cars and would appreciate any suggestions:
Northern Pacific 14000 series double sheathed 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Northern Pacific 20000 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SLSF Frisco 14700-14800 series single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
SAL 14000-16000 series B-5 single sheathed 40 foot 50 ton boxcar.
C&O 12000 series Rebuilt Steel 40 foot 40 ton boxcar.
Thanks for any ideas.
Shay Stark


Re: ACC Debonder and paint finishes.

pierreoliver2003 <pierre.oliver@...>
 

Denny,
While I've not used debonder on a painted model, I have noticed that when using debonder to remove ACC lumps from the work surface of my bench it does a pretty good job lifting paint splashes as well.
Conclusion, I wouldn't try it on a painted model.
Pierre Oliver

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Denny Anspach <danspach@...> wrote:

What have been Listers' experiences and measures of success (or not)
with using ACC Debonder to remove ACC smudges from painted surfaces?

Denny

Denny S. Anspach MD
Sacramento


ACC Debonder and paint finishes.

Denny Anspach <danspach@...>
 

What have been Listers' experiences and measures of success (or not) with using ACC Debonder to remove ACC smudges from painted surfaces?

Denny

Denny S. Anspach MD
Sacramento


Illinois Central Reefers was Re: Naperville

John Hile
 

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Bruce Smith <smithbf@...> wrote:

tried to search the archives, but "IC" and "Reefer" get you every
entry with "ice" and few folks actually spell out Illinois Central ;^)

I picked up two IC kits, the series 50000-50229 and 50300-50499.

Can anyone provide more information,






Bruce,

A while back I plowed through the archives looking for info on the IMRC R-40-10 IC Reefer, and made notes that info was available at the following message #s: 26216, 26226, 26260, 67836

Hope this is helpful,

-John Hile


Re: New models was Re: Naperville

Bruce Smith
 

On Nov 2, 2009, at 11:57 AM, Denis F. Blake wrote:
Yes, WrightTRAK showed a brand new tooled M53/M53A. This is THE most
accruate B&O wagontop car done to date. IT will be featured on the front
page of our website starting tomorrow, when Gary gets home. Retail price is
49.95 with a 5% discount for 3 cars and a 10% discount for 5 or more cars.
Shipping is going to be a flat $6.50 up to 5 cars. The decals for the car
were done with the assistance of the B&O Historical Society and cover the
life span of the car. Also, watch for a flat panel and a Creco door in the
near future.

Denis Blake
Marketing Director
WrightTRAK Railroad Models, LLC
Folks,

I was blown away by the fact that the model is set up to allow the Duryea underframe to WORK! (if the modeler choses to do so) I think that is an HO scale production first - isn't it?

Regards
Bruce

Bruce F. Smith
Auburn, AL
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New models was Re: Naperville

culturalinfidel9 <djmiller@...>
 

I'm interested in both of these kits but they don't appear to be on the WrightTrak website yet. Anyone have photos?

Dan Miller

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "rockroll50401" <cepropst@...> wrote:

Geesh, this is the last time I open my mouth...er...push my figures on behalf of anyone <VBG>
Will be glad to see you there. Hope you have the flat panel doors then.
Anyone want a couple assemmbled WTs (Wagon Tops)?
Clark Propst

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Denis F. Blake" <dblake7@> wrote:

Clark

We will indeed be at Trainfest, can we hold you to your word? <G>

Thanks for the comments on our new products, they did extremely well for us.

See you guys at Trainfest.

Denis Blake
----- Original Message -----
From: "rockroll50401" <cepropst@>
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, November 02, 2009 12:11 PM
Subject: [STMFC] New models was Re: Naperville




The new B&O WT box car is a real piece of work. I hesitated to buy one,
because I'd like to shed my Sunshine and F&C models first. Besides the
flat door was not available with this first batch of kits. I thought the
SAL gon was a real beauty too and may yet buy one.

Come to Trainfest in Milwaukee in a couple weeks and maybe sell me a
couple kits <VBG>

I also bought the new Tangent Gon. I was very tempted to buy the undec and
order some of the Archer rivets to make a different class car. Anyone else
have this idea? I picked up my RP Cyc from Ed at the show which has an
article on these cars. I saw Ed presentation too, which gave me the idea.
Are there decals that will work for these cars?

Clark Propst



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New models was Re: Naperville

pullmanboss <tgmadden@...>
 

Clark Propst:
"I some have chosen my words better"

Wow! I'm going to throw the shovel out and just sat in this hole I've dug! : )
Clark, perhaps this isn't the day to start scratchbuilding that Z scale Shay.

Tom Madden


Re: Speedwitch SR Gon Kit

Richard Hendrickson
 

On Nov 1, 2009, at 5:21 PM, paulbizier wrote:

I'm working through the "round tuit" stack of stuff in my closet,
and this is up next. Unfortunately, Ted's directions don't make
any truck recommendations. Do any of our "truck experts" have
suggestions for appropriate trucks?
Paul, I have several photos of these cars, both builder's shots and
in-service, and all show them with AAR U-section cast steel trucks
with spring planks. The Accurail 'Bettendorf" truck recommended by
someone else on the list is a good choice. Tahoe's spring plank
truck is better detailed, but the bolster ends are different from
those on the prototype cars.

Richard Hendrickson


Re: Speedwitch SR Gon Kit

Allen Cain <allencain@...>
 

I did not realize that attachments where not allowed on this site.



I have since uploaded the photo along with another SOU Low Side Gon to the
PHOTO section under: SOU RR Gons



This is an open access folder so everyone is free to add to the photos.



Allen Cain


Speedwitch SR Gon Kit

Rick Harris
 

I asked Speedwitch what they would recommend for this kit and their response was to use the Atlas #185000 50 ton Bettendorf truck.

Rick Harris


New models was Re: Naperville

rockroll50401 <cepropst@...>
 

"I some have chosen my words better"

Wow! I'm going to throw the shovel out and just sat in this hole I've dug! : )

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "rockroll50401" <cepropst@...> wrote:


My wife always asks "Don't you think before you speak?" I always say "Yeah, how'd you think I came up with that?" Anyway, I some have chosen my words better.
Thanks, Clark Propst
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "pullmanboss" <tgmadden@> wrote:

The new B&O WT box car is a real piece of work.
Clark, back where I grew up that comment was invariably delivered with a head shake and was never meant as a compliment. I assume you mean it positively in this case??

Tom Madden

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