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Re: Latest Sunshine order

 

Pierre, I can imagine that all the other versions in between, not listed by you, are also "UNAVAILABLE"

Rich Christie


On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 1:33 PM, "ku0a@..." wrote:
 
Pierre,

Please send your list to Jim so he can update the discontinued list on the web site. I'm reluctant to send large checks for kits that aren't available.

Nelson Moyer



Re: iwata air brush problem/solution...

Jack Burgess <jack@...>
 

Jon...

 

I didn't think that you were an impulsive buyer! I don't want to even think about what you buy in the checkout line at the grocery store!

 

Jack Burgess

 

(I've known Jon for 40 years now and am still finding out new things about him...)

 

On 12/18/2013 5:26 PM, Richard Hendrickson wrote:

 I got a set at my local Harbor Freight store today, and they were only $1.99.  I’ve been having the same problem Jack describes with my old Badger double acting air brush,


    Harbor Freight also has a double action airbrush.  I bought one some time ago and haven't used it yet.  I must admit I got it because resist the price.


-- 
 
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax--Chief/Zephyr systems, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: iwata air brush problem/solution...

Jack Burgess <jack@...>
 

Harbor Freight might be cheaper than Chicago Air Brush Supply but I can never find what I'm looking for at Harbor Freight! I've only purchase a few things there (and there is a store a couple miles from my house) and only after checking online to ensure that they stock what I'm looking for. But, EVERY time, I need to ask a worker there where I can find what I've come to buy. (And there aren't many stockers around to ask.) They tell me the aisle number but I still can't find what I'm looking for even when I scour the shelves in that aisle from the floor to the ceiling. So....you want me to find a set of steel brushes which only measure 4" overall? I'll pay several bucks more to buy them online.

 

When I have a problem with an air brush, I go online to a place that sells air brushes. An e-mail to the company I referenced confirmed that one of those brushes was smaller than the needle on my air brush. I'm not a "shopper" so I don't get an answer from a website and then look for a cheaper place to purchase their suggestion. I'm just pleased that they confirmed that the product they had in stock would solve my problem.

 

Unlike my favorite hardware store or hobby shop, I don't go to Harbor Freight looking for something I might want...

 

Jack Burgess

 

On Dec 18, 2013, at 6:16 AM, Gerrry and Carolyn Siegel <cgsiegel@...> wrote:



Harbor Freight has the same brushes for $2.95. I agree that are perfect for cleaning airbrushes. My wife bought some to have around the house for opening any small clogged hole.

Thanks for this information, Gerry.  I got a set at my local Harbor Freight store today, and they were only $1.99.  I’ve been having the same problem Jack describes with my old Badger double acting air brush, and these look like the solution.

 

Richard Hendrickson






Re: iwata air brush problem/solution...

jon miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 12/18/2013 5:26 PM, Richard Hendrickson wrote:
�I got a set at my local Harbor Freight store today, and they were only $1.99. �I�ve been having the same problem Jack describes with my old Badger double acting air brush,

��� Harbor Freight also has a double action airbrush.� I bought one some time ago and haven't used it yet.� I must admit I got it because resist the price.

-- 

Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax--Chief/Zephyr systems, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: iwata air brush problem/solution...

Richard Hendrickson
 

On Dec 18, 2013, at 6:16 AM, Gerrry and Carolyn Siegel <cgsiegel@...> wrote:

Harbor Freight has the same brushes for $2.95. I agree that are perfect for cleaning airbrushes. My wife bought some to have around the house for opening any small clogged hole.

Thanks for this information, Gerry.  I got a set at my local Harbor Freight store today, and they were only $1.99.  I’ve been having the same problem Jack describes with my old Badger double acting air brush, and these look like the solution.

Richard Hendrickson



Intermountain PFE R-40-25 question

Jim Mischke
 

 

 

I have an Intermountain Pacific Fruit Express R-40-25 reefer with mixed lettering features.   The side lettering has UP/SP black heralds on the right (1954 per Hartey RPM handout), yet an aluminum roof with black ends (introduced 1962).

 

Is this an Intermountain foobie or a reasonable hybrid?

 

 

 

 


Re: [resinfreightcars] Latest Sunshine order

William Keene <wakeene@...>
 

Pierre, Thanks for the adding to the list of no longer available kits. Good information even if not the best of news. My order is going to be much shorter now. 

Cheers
Bill Keene
Irvine, CA


On Dec 18, 2013, at 11:45 AM, Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...> wrote:


Sure.
61.3, 66.2, 66.3, 70.13, 70.14, 96.2, 100.1- 100.9, 101.5-101.7, 73.2-73.5
And if you look up the numbers, you'll see a theme. :-) 
Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
On 12/18/2013 1:27 PM, Eric Hansmann wrote:
 

Pierre,

Can you share the kit numbers that did not ship?

Eric Hansmann
El Paso, TX

Somehow I sent this from my iPhone!

On Dec 18, 2013, at 11:05 AM, Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...> wrote:

> I thought it might of interest to all of you.
> I placed an order for 10 kits back at the end of October. I just 
> received 2 of the ordered cars. The rest are no longer available.
> As well a later order of 6 cars was returned as completely unavailable.
> It certainly seems to be winding down. Too bad.
> 
> -- 
> Pierre Oliver
> www.elgincarshops.com
> www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------
> 
> Yahoo Groups Links
> 
> 
> 

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Re: CNJ sinlge sheathed box car similar to Accurail

Eric Neubauer <eaneubauer@...>
 


CNJ did a lot of end replacements with both Murphy and Hutchins end. The series you mean with a steel framed end is 17000-17499 built by ACF in 1916. The diagrams have a note "Hutchins Dry Lading roof applied for repairs." The original roof was "Chicago Common Sense. 17000-17499 also built by ACF in 1916, but apparently Hutchins all steel roof was original on these. There is no indication than any of these had their ends replaced, however CNJ had some other orders of single sheathed box cars that were built with steel ends. The 1919 CBD has a photo of 17239.
 
Eric
 
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 4:55 PM
Subject: [STMFC] CNJ sinlge sheathed box car similar to Accurail

 

Can anyone lead me to a good photo of a car with a sinlge sheathed end? Anyone have solid data regarding the roofs? Underframes? (was it a fishbelly like the Accurail cars or the Tichy flat car)?

 

With the abundance of photos of cars with Murphy ends is it possible that the single sheathed ended cars were rebuilt with replacement steel ends?

 

Anyone have an e-mail address for vic Roseman?


Re: microtubing

rick@...
 

The usual suspects come to my mind:

www.mcmaster.com
www.smallparts.com
www.specialshapes.com   (brass tube in 1/32" and up)

Good luck,
Rick Aylsworth


Re: microtubing

ed_mines
 

Darn right I don't want stainless - Ed Mines


sorry ......

ed_mines
 

Sorry I forgot to sign my last 2 posts.

 

Ed Mines


Re: microtubing

Steve SANDIFER
 

You don't want stainless, but I use stainless from Ngineering for many lighting projects. The tubing has an ID of .012" I cut it with a disk on a Dremel and debut it with a #80 drill.
http://www.ngineering.com/tubing.htm


________________________________________________________________
Steve Sandifer
12027 Mulholland Drive, Meadows Place, TX 77477
713-376-0684
www.ssandifer.com

From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of ed_mines@...
Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 3:51 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: [STMFC] microtubing


Any suggestions where I can buy microtubing to repair a handrail on an HO scale tank car (preferably not hard to cut stainless steel)?



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CNJ sinlge sheathed box car similar to Accurail

ed_mines
 

Can anyone lead me to a good photo of a car with a sinlge sheathed end? Anyone have solid data regarding the roofs? Underframes? (was it a fishbelly like the Accurail cars or the Tichy flat car)?

 

With the abundance of photos of cars with Murphy ends is it possible that the single sheathed ended cars were rebuilt with replacement steel ends?

 

Anyone have an e-mail address for vic Roseman?


microtubing

ed_mines
 

Any suggestions where I can buy microtubing to repair a handrail on an HO scale tank car (preferably not hard to cut stainless steel)?


Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: [resinfreightcars] Latest Sunshine order (UNCLASSIFIED)

Gatwood, Elden J SAD
 

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Guys;

As these kits get unavailable, you may want to start your discussions, or better yet, provide data packages, to your remaining resin kit manufacturers. Some of them are very open to suggestions.

Elden Gatwood

-----Original Message-----
From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of Pierre Oliver
Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 2:45 PM
To: resinfreightcars@...
Cc: STMFC@...
Subject: [EXTERNAL] [STMFC] Re: [resinfreightcars] Latest Sunshine order



Sure.
61.3, 66.2, 66.3, 70.13, 70.14, 96.2, 100.1- 100.9, 101.5-101.7, 73.2-73.5
And if you look up the numbers, you'll see a theme. :-)

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
On 12/18/2013 1:27 PM, Eric Hansmann wrote:




Pierre,

Can you share the kit numbers that did not ship?

Eric Hansmann
El Paso, TX

Somehow I sent this from my iPhone!

On Dec 18, 2013, at 11:05 AM, Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...> <mailto:pierre.oliver@...> wrote:

> I thought it might of interest to all of you.
> I placed an order for 10 kits back at the end of October. I just
> received 2 of the ordered cars. The rest are no longer available.
> As well a later order of 6 cars was returned as completely unavailable.
> It certainly seems to be winding down. Too bad.
>
> --
> Pierre Oliver
> www.elgincarshops.com
> www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Yahoo Groups Links
>
>
>


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Re: [resinfreightcars] Latest Sunshine order

Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...>
 

Sure.
61.3, 66.2, 66.3, 70.13, 70.14, 96.2, 100.1- 100.9, 101.5-101.7, 73.2-73.5
And if you look up the numbers, you'll see a theme. :-)
Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
On 12/18/2013 1:27 PM, Eric Hansmann wrote:

 

Pierre,

Can you share the kit numbers that did not ship?

Eric Hansmann
El Paso, TX

Somehow I sent this from my iPhone!

On Dec 18, 2013, at 11:05 AM, Pierre Oliver wrote:

> I thought it might of interest to all of you.
> I placed an order for 10 kits back at the end of October. I just
> received 2 of the ordered cars. The rest are no longer available.
> As well a later order of 6 cars was returned as completely unavailable.
> It certainly seems to be winding down. Too bad.
>
> --
> Pierre Oliver
> www.elgincarshops.com
> www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Yahoo Groups Links
>
>
>

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Re: iwata air brush problem/solution...

ku0a@...
 

Steve,

Be aware that the craft store 'pipe cleaners' aren't really pipe cleaners. They use longer synthetic non-absorbent fibers, and the number of fibers per unit length is much fewer than those use in true pipe cleaners. I've found the fibers pull loose and stay behind, possibly resulting in clogging. The wires are more exposed, which could scratch the channels of precision air brushes. After a brief flirtation with them, I dumped them ib favor of true pipe cleaners.

Nelson Moyer


Re: Latest Sunshine order

ku0a@...
 

Pierre,

Please send your list to Jim so he can update the discontinued list on the web site. I'm reluctant to send large checks for kits that aren't available.

Nelson Moyer


Re: Latest Sunshine order

William Keene <wakeene@...>
 

Hello Pierre and Group,

What were the unavailable kits? I have been looking over the on-line kit list and while it has updates as to what is no longer available I am not sure it is up to date. 

Cheers,
Bill Keene
Irvine, CA

On Dec 18, 2013, at 10:05 AM, Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...> wrote:

I thought it might of interest to all of you.
I placed an order for 10 kits back at the end of October. I just 
received 2 of the ordered cars. The rest are no longer available.
As well a later order of 6 cars was returned as completely unavailable.
It certainly seems to be winding down. Too bad.

-- 
Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com



Re: [resinfreightcars] Latest Sunshine order

Eric Hansmann
 

Pierre,

Can you share the kit numbers that did not ship?

Eric Hansmann
El Paso, TX

Somehow I sent this from my iPhone!

On Dec 18, 2013, at 11:05 AM, Pierre Oliver <pierre.oliver@...> wrote:

I thought it might of interest to all of you.
I placed an order for 10 kits back at the end of October. I just
received 2 of the ordered cars. The rest are no longer available.
As well a later order of 6 cars was returned as completely unavailable.
It certainly seems to be winding down. Too bad.

--
Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com



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