Ballast Hopper Kitbash

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by puddlejumper, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. puddlejumper

    puddlejumper Member

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    Thanks for the kind words guys. I have been having loads of fun with this.

    Kevin glad you like the ore car. I am going to change a couple of things, make a couple more for practice. If you are serious, once I get the plan perfected I would gladly make a couple for you.

    Still though, I am not satisfied with the design yet. I need to work on the underframe/bolster/end beam design before I build my next one.

    Dave
  2. Kevinkrey

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    Practice makes perfect. But you are already pretty close. The DMIR made changes to several ore cars, perhaps you could do it to some of mine someday. I need more ore cars though first.
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    Yesterday I looked on railcarphotos.com and saw 2 DMIR ore/ballast cars. Looked neat, with extended sides and ballast hopper doors underneath. Looks like another project for me to try.:thumb:

    Dave