$3 cars

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Ray Marinaccio, Aug 14, 2005.

  1. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    I bought these at a swap meet for $3 each..

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  2. Ray Marinaccio

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    Some are MDC and Athearn.

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    Some I haven't figured out what they are.

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    not sure what make this is.

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    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    This is another one I haven't identified yet.

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    This Athearn kit was half assembled.

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  7. Ray Marinaccio

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    This Athearn PB1 has the newer style chassis.

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  8. zedob

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    Well, I'm glad you only paid $3 each. Look how dirty they are.:D

    Nice find. Nice weathering jobs.
  9. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    They look like a real bargoon to me. Never know what you may find eh!
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Nice buys! Usually at the flea markets I attend rolling stock with magnetic couplers is more in the $5-8.00 range. You scored!!!
    Ralph
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    even if you do not like cars you got cheap couplers. but those are nice buys.
    i enjoy shopping at the shows for jsut that reason, you can find some good deals if you look.
    cars for a few dollars, locomotives deals are to be had if you really look.
    so far i have not had any troubles with my show purchases
  12. mcjaco

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    I'm pretty sure the Rock car is Athearn and the SNC is MDC. Nice pick ups!
  13. Ray Marinaccio

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    Yep, The Rock car is Athearn, as for the SNC car, If MDC put a plastic underframe on that type car, you may be right.
    I think the Rio Grand car has a Detals West #182 50' Hydra-cushion under frame kit installed.

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    The P2K kit that some of the cars are sitting on in the photos was another $3 car. When I took it out of the box to assemble it I found some Extra paperwork and dry transfers.
    It turns out it is a 1996 Lap of Luxury NMRA convention car. I assembled the kit but haven't put the dry transfers on yet.

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  15. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Wow Ray...!

    The deals just get better and better :D I have got to find a swap meet like that!

    Andrew
  16. hobokid

    hobokid thebull

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    sweet find im waiting on some ebay stuff right now.
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    Very nice (message
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    Very nice (message is
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    Very nice (message is to
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    Very nice .....



    (message is to short I am told, what differnce is that? I mean "very nice" was all I could think to say.)