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Re: PC: New Bowser F units in PC....but...?
- Subject: Re: PC: New Bowser F units in PC....but...?
- From: "Jim Kosty" <j_kosty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 15:05:01 +0000
Atlas did a lousy job on the PC U33c units as well. Stewart did a lousy job
on their reissued PC U25Bs...the lettering is too big as well as the logo,
and the road number style isn't proper at all.
I too marvel at how much research these companies put into doing a perfect
multi - color BNSF scheme, yet something simple like PC or even the later
NYC cigar - band era stuff they botch it totally.
Another example of a lousy PC paint job is any of the Bowser PC cabooses.
The lettering is either too small, mis-shapen, misplaced or they chose one
oddball, non - standard scheme to mass produce.
Atlas' PC NE-6 caboose schem is right on the money, as is the Walthers N-12
bay window. Atlas GP40 and U23B units were rendered quite nicely as
Stewart did an original run of the U25Bs and the lettering on these (PRR, PC
and NYC) was done closer to correct than the newest offerings. Must be the
I also wish Stewart (Bowser) would correct the improperly located class
lights on the nose and end of these U25B models. The real ones were located
on the corner of both ends, instead of forward - facing as the model was
done. Additionally, I wish they would correct the handrails for the later
versions, as they were mounted on the outside of the sideframe sills,
instead of on top of the walkways as was correct for the earlier U25B.
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