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Re: PC: U-25C modeling
- Subject: Re: PC: U-25C modeling
- From: ddevene <ddevene@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 07 Oct 1997 17:24:36 -0400
Kate Benedict wrote:
> some fairly clear pictures of preferably left and right side views. If
> pictures are available send them to me.
> If there aren't any decent pictures around, there are a few general
> questions concerning modeling.
> 1.) I am going to start with a U-25B with some additional parts from
> U-30C and U-28C shells. I believe the nose on a U-25C is shorter than
> that of a U-25B. If so, is
> it approximately the size of a U-30/U-28 ?
> 2.) Along the walkway near the rear of the engine there is a raised
> section on both the U-25B and U-25C. Some pictures are hinting to this
> section being longer on a U-25C than on a U-25B. Is this the case?
> Also, about how far from the end of the walkway does this raised section
> end? I believe it is closer to the end on a U-25C.
> 3.) I know the U-25C has an unusual wheel/truck arrangement. This
> is similar to the
> RSD-4/5/12/15, E-44 and the FM Trainmaster. Which one of these most
> closely resembles the U-25C truck? Are these trucks all actually
> I know old Jerry Jordack seems to be the U-25C specialist. I would
> appreciate some input on this Jerry. If anyone has any ideas or
> comments that may help, please E-mail me at benedict -AT- htc.net.
> -Gregg B.
I can remember when everyone down at the Marion Model Railroad Club was
building U-25B's from the AHM U-25C! I think the shell is resonably
correct, but would take a lot of work to make it a good model. Good
Dale A. DeVene Jr.
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