15 Ton Hoppers

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by Drew Toner, Dec 12, 2003.

  1. Drew Toner

    Drew Toner Member

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    I've finished both of the Red Ball, Manns Creek hoppers. They are a combination of styrene and laser cut brass parts. They go together pretty good, but a lot of imagination is required. The directions for these is allmost as bad as for their skeleton log cars.

    Her is a loaded one,

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  2. Drew Toner

    Drew Toner Member

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    And an MT

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  3. Drew Toner

    Drew Toner Member

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    and both together:cool: :cool:

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  4. Tyson Rayles

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: Nice work Drew!
  5. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Oh but they are so sweet when you get them finished! Nice job! :thumb: :thumb:
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Wow!

    :thumb: Beautiful!! :thumb:
  7. Drew Toner

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    Thank You!

    Yea, you guys are right, they turned out pretty good. For weight in the mt car, I left abit of rock in the bottom for an aditional 1/2 oz.
    I debated making the doors operable, but after seeing that hinge bar/pin on the mt car, it's probably a good thing I didn't:oops: :oops:

    Here is the car before weathering

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