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  1. WisconsinCentral

    Canadian Modelers, Help!

    Or anyone with information on the parts needed below. I just bought an HO P2K Algoma Central GP38-2 off Ebay, and upon recieving it I found that it has a few sloppy Canadian details, such as the lights in the nose and the attempt at making the rear headlight into the prototypical single bulb...
  2. WisconsinCentral

    Conrail Blue...

    After purchasing most of the parts associated with patching a KATO CR Blue SD40 into the 2000-era CSXT 8883, I finally got around to starting to work on it this morning. Upon testing the match between Pollyscale CR Blue (terrible, I know that now) and the KATO Blue I wasn't happy at all. So...
  3. WisconsinCentral

    Rare Decals

    Just ran across this while in search of HLCX decals and stumbled (luckily) onto this site. http://www.mgdecals.com/homepage.htm Leasers, Grey GTW SD40-3s and a lot more of those non-norm paintschemes that are hard to find. I guess yes, this is advertising, but I was very very happy to find...
  4. WisconsinCentral

    Open Axles

    Hey guys, Im going to be modeling the HLCX 7199 in the near future, and Im wondering if you guys knew of any manufacturer that makes open axles/wheel bearings to replace the closed ones that come with all stock engines from HO guys. Replacing the sideframes with SD60 trucks wouldn't be...
  5. WisconsinCentral

    My Firsts.....

    Hey Guys, I got my airbrush set up yesterday, and thought I'd share a few of my first projects. Ive done a CNW C44-9W, SP AC44, CNW SD40-2, and a DMIR SD38(in that order). All of them are Athearn, the first three are waiting most all details (plastic handrails) and detailing (which Im working...




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