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Retention tank

HELP Please. Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Hi all! I'm hoping someone may have an answer for me. I am modeling a GE CW40-8 and there is a small retention tank on the end of the fuel tank. I can't seem to find any real info on this tank, any good photos of one or anyone offering these in HO scale. Will I have to scratch or does anyone know...
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Frame Rails

HELP Please. 22 Sep 2016
I'm in the middle of building a SD40-2 from a Kato model and it really needs new frame rails.  What size C-channel styrene do I need?  And is it better to mount the frame rails to the shell or to the frame?  I've seen Elizabeth mount hers to the shell and it seems to work well....
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Southern ALCO PA

Locomotives 19 Sep 2016
I started on this project sometime before the Collinsville RPM and didn't finish in time.  I want to start posting here as this has been posted on my Yahoo group for a while.  I was challenged to build a Southern ALCO PA.  Southern purchased 6 of model, Southern’s PA’s were some of...
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CSX sd-45

Locomotives 17 Sep 2016
Hi all, im woody (Andrew Wood). I've been kicking around yahoo lists for over 10 years. after finally buying my first house with my partner i finally have room for a small test layout.  I picked up a csx sd-45-2 a few years ago and so want to detail-weather it. I'm looking for advice for wha...
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Halp! Things really haven't changed much.

Proto and Modeling Refrence Material 10 Sep 2016
Before I start on the Milwaukee Road Air-Slide, I figured that I would practice on a basic box car. Naturally, after I received the car, I cannot find one reference photo...   These are RI series 62500-62849 built by Pullman-Standard, Lot 9659, Apr-May 1973.   Anyone have...
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