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A Tale Of Two Boxcars - Canadian & Peruvian - On30
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 Posted: Sun Apr 29th, 2018 08:52 pm
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" Rotary and Boxcar ready for the show on Saturday "



Hi Ken :wave:



Come on now Ken ... Don't be modest now ! ;)

You did win BEST IN SHOW right ?








Got any more pix of her ?



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Ken, that's a really nice model. 

A job well done. 

Not a model you see every day up north of say Panama!  :thumb:





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I don't usually enter my models for judging, for various reasons.

If I make it DU for the narrow gauge meet next year, they will be entered though!.


I get a big kick out of people trying to figure out why the cars don't look like anything that operated in North America.


My biggest problem is in some cases you cannot have just 1 or 2 cars,

Case in point are my 26 ore car conversion's from Bachmann 2 bay coal cars.


Canadian Ken Eh!




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The boxcars operated in Peru, as standard gauge cars, later re-trucked for 3 foot gauge.

Had to make a few changes to resize it to a On2&1/2 foot car.

Happy the way it turned out.


Need to set up my lettering device to do the Rly and number boards which need to be added yet.

 
A few set backs on the project,

including 4 sets of doors until I was satisfied,

and a second set of sides, as I screwed up the first set. :bang: :bang:




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