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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  11:10:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Chuck your becoming a real master at doing these cars!

Keep up the great work and updates.


Jerry

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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George D
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  12:00:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice, Chuck.

George


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  1:03:15 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Well done, Chuck! Thatís an interesting car and youíre building a beautiful model. Looks like you found a diagram for the brake equipment. It certainly looks plausible.

The LV ran equipment for so long that I donít think itís going to look out of place on your layout. Do you know how long they were on the LV roster?

Mike



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wvrr
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  1:15:28 PM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi Mike,

Thanks George and Mike.

Mike, I only know what was included in the drawing, which said it was built in 1911 and basic color information. No other information about the car, which is too bad.

Since the prototype drawing did not include a diagram of the underside, I used other drawings of cars for that era as the basis for the brake system.

Chuck



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Dutchman
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  7:24:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice job, Chuck.


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wvrr
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Posted - 06/16/2020 :  8:13:57 PM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Bruce!


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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 06/17/2020 :  07:38:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote



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Bill Gill
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Posted - 06/17/2020 :  10:10:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice looking car, Chuck.


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wvrr
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Posted - 06/17/2020 :  11:04:37 AM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Bill and Tyson!


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wvrr
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Posted - 06/18/2020 :  9:30:37 PM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I finished painting and decaling the LV ice car. I am trying to decide if I should weather it a little. It just looks so nice the way it is, right now.





Chuck



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Orionvp17
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Posted - 06/18/2020 :  9:42:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very, very nicely done, Chuck, but yes, I'll vote for putting some miles on the car.

Evaluators like that, too....


Pete
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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 06/18/2020 :  10:54:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful job Chuck. I think a little weathering wouldn't hurt.

Jerry

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George D
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Posted - 06/19/2020 :  08:24:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice builders photos. How about some after it's been in service?

George


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Ensign
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Posted - 06/19/2020 :  08:37:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Chuck, those are some really beautiful looking cars that you have built there!

Greg Shinnie



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wvrr
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Posted - 06/19/2020 :  08:40:53 AM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks, guys. I may keep the car this way for a little while, though.

Chuck



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