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PC: Flexi-Flo, Overland, & G41 thank-you.
- Subject: PC: Flexi-Flo, Overland, & G41 thank-you.
- From: "Garrett Rea" <Garrett.Rea@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 17:39:22 -0000
Craig et al:
"The Caboose" has two Overland flexi-flo hoppers listed in their November
catalogue; however, both are painted. They are reasonable, one $135, the
other $200. I have seen them listed elsewhere for similar money. The
cheaper of the two is described as a NYC/PC/CR car, so I assume it is a
996-H, whilst the photos I have seen of the other, it is similar to the one
at the bottom of page 107 of the PC color guide (H58) which was a new PC
purchase. I had a decal set for this type of hopper, but I parted with it
last month on eBay with a bunch of others.
While searching the brass lists on the net, I came across some brass F49s.
I made a mental note (did not bookmark them) and could not find them later.
I believe they were Overland and were at $110 a shot or so (the stockist
listed several). Anyone else run into them or am I making this up? Also,
didn't Quality Craft do some PC well flats?
I did find a copy of the article on scratchbuilding PRR/PC/CR G41/41a gons.
Looks like a good project, will do some this winter. Thank you Ken for the
tip on that one! Caboose Hobbies has one listed (Railworks) if anyone is
looking for it in brass. I thought about it, but I want several, and I have
never scratchbuilt a car with sheet plastic, so I will take the hard way out
of this one. The article states it is easy to do Several at a time.
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