4 wheel bobber

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by sumpter250, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    When I finished the logging caboose, Shamus replied," next one to make is the bobber (4wheel job)".
    I had a Mantua frame, and a Rivarossi car body buried in the bottom of a box full of stuff. I moved the cupola, and re-did the sides as single sheathed, or outside braced.

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    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    When I get some decals, I'll letter, and weather it. Here's the end view.

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    Sumpter, I love the perspective on the end view photo!!:eek:
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    Great!!:) I must build something similar for the ETMC mine train. The lease is almost up on the D&RGW shack they've been running!:D Thanks for the idea! On the way to "plunder" in the junkbox right now!
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    Sumpter my friend, thats Butty-full, neat idea you had my friend, using the Mantua frame.
    Shamus
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    Hey, I need one of those in 0n30.:( Oh darn another scratchbuilding project.:D :D :D
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    Nice piece of work, Pete!
    I really like the outside bracing...that's something you don't see too often on that type of model.
    And, those handrails...what can I say?
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    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Catt,
    On30 !?! I have, so far, avoided that temptation, because scratchbuilding is about the only way to have rolling stock.
    Pete
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    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Catt,
    Went to the site. Seems to me I used to go near, or through Wappingers falls N.Y. when I was a kid.
    A classA 2truck shay!!! in On30!!!? I may be in BIG trouble now!
    Thanks for the link, and have fun with the narrow gauge.
    Pete
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    Pete,I'm actually in lust with that little Bachmann 0-4-4 Porter saddletanker with a Banta Modelworks wintercab.Only thing is they cost money and I can scratchbuild boxcabs and put them on mechs I already have.And yes that Shay is sooooooooooooooo tempting.
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    Bobber Photo

    Sumpter, I love the end view of your bobber photo. Man, what a great shot! Nice photo and nice modeling :cool: