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I've gotten a few of these kits lately, and I have been looking to assemble them. The problem I am running into is that I can't get the doors onto the bottom rail. The top rail is removable, so it isn't a problem there, but the lower rail has a sort of hook to it, and I'm apprehensive about...
O.K., one last one! Hehe. After this car, I'll lay off for awhile and wait for others to post. This is my newest car...a secondhand FMC RAIL BOX box car aquired by CSX TRANSPORTATION. The patch and worn-out graffiti are inspired by the real car. This was a FUN project. CSX has some crazy cars!
Unlike the BN "paint peeler" hopper, this box car is based on a real car where the new paint was washing away. Underneath this CONRAIL box car, was the original PENN CENTRAL paint. This first attempt for me (MrKLUKE car#119) had mixed results. I had an Athearn ACF Railbox painted for...
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