looking for Tyco/Mantua operating hopper cars

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Kitbashed, May 25, 2006.

  1. Kitbashed

    Kitbashed New Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm looking for Tyco/Mantua operating hopper cars (in good working order), any road name, Im looking of 12
    Thx everyone
  2. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    WOW! Those are hard to come by..IMHO the best bet would be to check local train shows.
  3. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    WOW I have 4 my wife brought home that some one threw out.

    They share a dumpster with other offices at work. She found a whole set in there once and sent one of her gys in after it.

    Good luck with your hunt.
  4. straight-track

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    Kitbashed, Check E-bay, they are on there regularly. Joe
  5. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    PM me have some that i would sell.
  6. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    I have one without trucks, couplers and is missing some cast on details. I was looking into fixing it up.
  7. oldline1

    oldline1 New Member

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    Kitbashed,

    They regularly show up on ebay. I bought several this year in the $4-10 range. You can also pick up the set with a car and the ramp for the same price range too. The prices for the mint cars with original boxes sometimes gets a little crazy though.

    Enjoy,
    Roger