help finding new Alco shells

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by TruckLover, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    I can't say how close it would be, but I think that Detail Associates makes a version of the GE Floating Bolster sideframes. As I recall, it's the same general shape, although you might have to add to or alter the details.

    Wayne
  2. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

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    The FB-2 is completely different. No US-built Alco had them, only MLW M420s.

    As I said, I'm no HO expert, but AAR trucks have to be easy to find. They were so common in reality...
  3. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    You should be able to find some old Model Power FAs or Sharks, or some LifeLike (Proto-no-thousand :rolleyes:) RS-11s that will have suitable AAR trucks.
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    Wayne