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 Posted: Wed Jul 12th, 2017 12:26 am
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Does anyone know if there have been some Sperry Rail Cars done in large scale?  We would like to have one for our museum.
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Hi Nathan,

If you check this link http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/locolist.aspx?id=srs a lot of the US Sperry railcars started out ad Doodlebugs. Perhaps that might be a good starting point? Then it is a case of relocating doors and windows to match a specific car (see previous link) and then doing a paint job, 


Walthers have done one in HO. I'm not sure what you call "large scale" I did find that MTH did a UP  "inspection car" in O scale 3 rail that had central "rail testing" bogies fitted in about 2015 - see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-0WrwTcWSY


Good Luck with your Doodlebug hunt, 



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Large Scale to me and this Forum is between 1/32 and 1/13 known generally as G.

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Hi Nathan,
Looks like Aristocraft did a Doodlebug in about 2008, that might provide the best starting point, but my suspicion is that it will be a "buy and bash" rather than a straight "buy for display as purchased"

See http://forums.mylargescale.com/24-product-reviews/4860-aristo-craft-doodlebug-free-heavyweight-what-deal.html



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