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Hi all,
I was looking over pacific western's upcoming releases and noticed some CP ACF boxcars by Trueline Trains. I am not familliar with this company and was hoping someone here could tell me what their quality is like.

Thanks in advance for any advice you can pass along.


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TruLine Trains is Hobbycraft Canada. They distributed Life-Like models in the past, and had special Canadian runs of US equipment. They also had special Canadian models made, such as the RS-18. When Walthers bought out Life-Like, it appears that Hobbycraft's association with the name and line ended.

So they started TrueLine Trains. While I haven't seen any of their models yet, and don't think any are out yet anyway, I assume their past experiences with Life Like will mean quality models. More or less a wait and see game I think.

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