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bigfoot13

Member
Just started putting together a covered hopper from Accurail and the kit and directions seem to be inconsistent. The part is keyed.


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santafewillie

Same Ol' Buzzard
Those parts are keyed to go only one way. Look for the half circle on one side and orient it into the corresponding hole. It goes into the upper side. It appears from your picture that it is in the lower side.
 

Rico

BN Modeller
Yup it does indeed look like you’ve got it on the bottom of the car instead of topside.
 
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cv_acr

Active Member
The diagram is not inconsistent, you have it upside down. It should be above the end plate, not below it. It will interfere with the wheels there....
 

bigfoot13

Member
Of course it was the obvious. Didn't notice it was to be mounted in the top. Now feel human. :(
@CambriaArea51 nice build and thanks for the photos. This is the 2 bay ACF hopper I have some 2750's and they are a little different.
 




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