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mwbpequod
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Posted - 04/12/2020 :  5:12:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Very neat work, Martin. These cars are going to be standouts.

Mike


Thanks; I'm pleased with how they are turning out. Already planning the fates of the other 6 base flats that I slapped together,


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mwbpequod
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Posted - 04/19/2020 :  07:21:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here's the frame that the tanks fit into on these cars.





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slimrails
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Posted - 04/19/2020 :  07:45:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit slimrails's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very impressive build, Martin.


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JGDURAND
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Posted - 04/19/2020 :  08:03:29 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


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Posted - 04/19/2020 :  08:16:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Interesting car, Martin. Looking good.

George



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 04/19/2020 :  09:02:11 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The tank car is getting even more interesting.


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mwbpequod
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Posted - 04/26/2020 :  08:19:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
These are now sitting off to the side waiting for the paint shop to open.........







On to the next pair of cars; figured I might as well build them in pairs for a while....


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deemery
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Posted - 04/26/2020 :  10:30:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hmmm... Why the ladder, but no walkway along the top? That might be a fun thing to add.

dave


Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)

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mwbpequod
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Posted - 04/26/2020 :  11:43:17 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by deemery

Hmmm... Why the ladder, but no walkway along the top? That might be a fun thing to add.

dave



Thought about it; could add it before painting,


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 04/26/2020 :  5:35:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Incredible work Martin'.. Smart looking cars in progress...


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JGDURAND
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Posted - 04/26/2020 :  7:29:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


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mwbpequod
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Posted - 05/03/2020 :  07:54:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Next 2 cars started. 2 more of the base flats off the stack and some sides assembled.



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mwbpequod
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Posted - 05/10/2020 :  08:37:54 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Got a few nbw's inserted in all four sides; these are just the sides for one of these 2 cars.



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 05/10/2020 :  08:55:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking forward to one of your fantastic builds.

Jerry

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mwbpequod
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Posted - 05/17/2020 :  08:30:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Test fit and measuring for 4 ends (2 cars)....this also lets me add the stake pockets to the side w/o gluing the sides into them - the entire "gon" structure will be removable, I hope...



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