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PC: Re: Re: OOPS!/PC Passenger
- Subject: PC: Re: Re: OOPS!/PC Passenger
- From: "Garrett Rea" <glrea@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 08:02:06 -0000
Yes, you need to file the *%$# out of them to get the car sitting nice and
From: Bill K. <pontiac -AT- dreamscape.com>
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, February 21, 1999 6:17 AM
Subject: PC: Re: OOPS!/PC Passenger
>Do you know IHC makes an adapter that glues onto these cars to center the
>bolster for other truck types? i forget the part number but Central Hobby
>Supply had some on the rack, so when I get back over there I can look.
>> From: Garrett Rea <glrea -AT- earthlink.net>
>> To: Penn Central <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
>> Subject: PC: OOPS!/PC Passenger
>> Date: Saturday, February 20, 1999 6:59 PM
>> Sorry, this sent out the first time before I was done :-( here is the
>> Bill wrote:
>> >I don't think I'd use the trucks on the rib-side AF car kits, they look
>> >pretty bad to me... MDC makes a nice 4-wheel passenger truck that is
>> >inexpensive, like $3 a pair, and would work. I don't know if it's
>> >accurate for your car though.
>> >Bill K.
>> Bill and all-
>> I did the same thing! Do not have the (I guess) outside swing bolsters
>> however like the NH
>> cars had. I think Precision Scale has something like these, will look
>> it someday.
>> Doing this with my IHC (old good ones, not the new garbage)
>> varnish. MDC "commonwealth" design.
>> Hope to write up my passenger car efforts- everything looks and runs a
>> better now, have several more cars to go. Ex- NH baggage lounge and Z74
>> (cheapo bachman) next.
>> Out of all the P70s that PC kept, did they keep (I think) the P70FAR
>> rebuild with the low arch roof, large window and four wheel trucks)? ECW
>> makes one. Were all P70s in commuter service?
>> P.S. Anyone planning on going to Lines West Fest in Ohio besides me??
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