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PC: Re: Re: sd-38

thanks for the info

----- Original Message -----
From: Price <eprice -AT- skantech.net>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 1999 4:31 PM
Subject: PC: Re: sd-38

> Hi Dave,
>   The Rail Power shell has the oil bath filter.  PC SD-38 had paper
> The SD-38s that I built I used the paper filter box cut fron athearn
> dynamic brake hatch, did some splicing and violla.
>   For handrails I used Rail Detail handrail kits.  These kits have .019
> brass wire for the railings and use athearn type stanchions.  I would
> that Smokey Valley SD-40 handrails would work as well since the SD-38 and
> SD-40 are the same length.
>   Add the Sinclair antannae, lift rings, etc and you got it.  This is a
> pretty easy kitbash.
>   Ed
> BTW- you will have to modify the trucks(I'm assuming you're using
> The Rail Power instructions cover this.
> >hi everyone
> >
> >I'm looking for info on CR/PC SD-38.I just picked up a railpower sd38 and
> >ordered the drive and trucks from walthers but did not come across any
> >rails listed for the 38.does anyone know if railpower or Smokey valley
> makes
> >them or am I going to have to bend some myself?
> >also the shell does not have the large box on the roof,I think its the
> paper
> >filters,and would like to add it if anyone knows how.
> >if anyone has this info or any tips on building the sd-38 please let me
> >know.
> >
> >thanks
> >Dave Phipps
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >

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