On30 Gravel Car

Discussion in 'On30 Forum' started by Drew1125, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    My good friend Jim Marksberry sent me some of his old HO equipment a while back, & I was looking thriough some of it a couple of weeks ago...Jim had sent me three of these little 20' woodchip hoppers, & I thought these might make an interesting starting point for some gravel cars to go with my little On30 porter that I lettered for the KY Rock & Asphalt Co.
    Here's the HO car that Jim sent...
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    I removed all the HO detail, made a new deck, & bracing from styrene, added new trucks & wheels, & came up with a 13' cravel car...I made the removable gravel load from real gravel...
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    I've lettered it KRA #26
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    Still need to add a brake wheel, but the first one is about done!
  2. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Drew that looks great. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  3. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    I Like It!

    What a cool kitbash! Nice work, Drew. :thumb:
  4. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Great Work!!! :D :D :D