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Carbon Black drawings?

Bud Rindfleisch
 

Can anyone point me to plans or drawings for a carbon black hopper? Asking for a friend who wants to scratchbuild one in S scale.
     Thanks in advance,
      Bud Rindfleisch

Richard Townsend
 

The May 1993 Mainline Modeler has plans for a carbon black car. These are the earlier 3,000 cubic foot type. There also was an article by Eric Stevens in an early MR that has VERY basic plans and was reprinted in the Easy to Build Model Railroad Freight Cars book from Kalmbach (1971).

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


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Subject: [RealSTMFC] Carbon Black drawings?

Can anyone point me to plans or drawings for a carbon black hopper? Asking for a friend who wants to scratchbuild one in S scale.
     Thanks in advance,
      Bud Rindfleisch

Bud Rindfleisch
 

Richard,
    Thanks for that info. Passing it on for my friend to look up and one other member of this group has sent some drawings and pics as well. Sure appreciate the efforts from this  group of modelers!
     Bud Rindfleisch

Bruce A. Metcalf
 

On 7/2/20 6:02 PM, Bud Rindfleisch wrote:

Can anyone point me to plans or drawings for a carbon black hopper?
There are scale drawings and photos in "Mainline Modeler", May 1993, beginning on page 5, by Martin Loftin.

Cheers,
/ Bruce /

Allan Smith
 


Bruce I am trying to contact you with plans, but using the address bruce.metcalf@... doesn't go through. Please contact me off list


Smithal9@...

Thanks

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 01:52:38 PM PDT, Bruce A. Metcalf <bruce.metcalf@...> wrote:


On 7/2/20 6:02 PM, Bud Rindfleisch wrote:

> Can anyone point me to plans or drawings for a carbon black hopper?

There are scale drawings and photos in "Mainline Modeler", May 1993,
beginning on page 5, by Martin Loftin.

Cheers,
/ Bruce /



Schuyler Larrabee
 

Is there a reason you're not seeking a Rail Shop Models kit for a Cabot Carbon Black car? They did two versions, early and late.

Schuyler

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On 7/2/20 6:02 PM, Bud Rindfleisch wrote:

Can anyone point me to plans or drawings for a carbon black hopper?
There are scale drawings and photos in "Mainline Modeler", May 1993, beginning on page 5, by Martin Loftin.

Cheers,
/ Bruce /

Tim O'Connor
 


WHAT? Are you saying they did the rebuilt higher capacity cars?? That's (very good) news if true!

Tim O'Connor


On 7/8/2020 10:45 PM, Schuyler Larrabee via groups.io wrote:
Is there a reason you're not seeking a Rail Shop Models kit for a Cabot Carbon Black car?  They did two versions, early and late.

Schuyler


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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

Richard Townsend
 

Because he wants an S scale model.


On Jul 8, 2020, at 7:56 PM, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



WHAT? Are you saying they did the rebuilt higher capacity cars?? That's (very good) news if true!

Tim O'Connor


On 7/8/2020 10:45 PM, Schuyler Larrabee via groups.io wrote:
Is there a reason you're not seeking a Rail Shop Models kit for a Cabot Carbon Black car?  They did two versions, early and late.

Schuyler


--
Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

Allen Cain
 

Attached is the Mainline Modeler article from the May 1993 issue with drawings of a carbon black car.

Allen Cain

Allen Cain
 

Attached are some of the marketing pictures for the Rail Shop Carbon Black Car kits and an article about them from Rail Model Journal.

Allen Cain

Bud Rindfleisch
 

Allen,
     Thanks very much for the scan of the MM article and these pics from RMJ, am forwarding to my friend in Ohio doing the scratchbuild. 
      Bud Rindfleisch

Donald B. Valentine
 

Hi Bud,

 

     You are aware, I presume, that someone offered a resin kit for the Cabot Corp. carbon black

cars. If memory serves I believe it was Steve Funaro of F&C.

 

My best, Don Valentine

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

Bruce Smith
 

Don,

There are multiple models of AC&F carbon black hoppers in HO, including the very dated NEBW resin (F&C), the updated F&C kit, the injection molded Rail Shop Inc. styrene kit, and the Overland brass model. These are discussed extensively in our archives.

However, the question was asked because the list member wants an S Scale car, so none of these help.

Regards,
Bruce
Bruce Smith
Auburn, AL


From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of Donald B. Valentine via groups.io <riverman_vt@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:01 AM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Carbon Black drawings?
 

Hi Bud,

 

     You are aware, I presume, that someone offered a resin kit for the Cabot Corp. carbon black

cars. If memory serves I believe it was Steve Funaro of F&C.

 

My best, Don Valentine

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

Bud Rindfleisch
 

Don, 
  Thanks for that info!  I wasn't sure if a kit existed for a carbon black car, but the friend who is building his from scratch is in S scale. I've previously purchased HO kits to duplicate in S, one of which is the F&C LV Wrong Way door box.
     Bud Rindfleisch