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PC: Re: OOPS!/PC Passenger
- Subject: PC: Re: OOPS!/PC Passenger
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 20:31:02 -0500
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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