plastic pellets

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  1. railroader9731

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    hello all were looking to add a few plastic silos to our furniture making factory (to make it feel,look more real) we wamt to know what type of hoppers are needed? thanks all
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    When I was a kid, I used to pass by a Union Carbide factory on my way to school that handled plastic pellets. If I recall correctly, they came in covered hoppers similar to what you see cement in these days.

    Andrew
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    sweet jbaakko i like the pics
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    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Any 4 bay hopper, with that style of discharge should work fine. I like the Walthers ones myself, but you can use any.
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    ok i bought 5 4 bay hoppers by atlas in n scale. now to build a terminal for them to unload at :cry:
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    All it needs there, is a track, some piping, and a few small silos.
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    as in 20ft 30 ft ext..?? thanks:thumb:
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    The ones here, are approximately a 15-20' diameter tank, by about 40' tall.
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