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Re: [HOsteam] FW: Mantua Pacific

Chris Shinn <cnshinn@...>
 

I did a large makeover job on a Mantua Mikado 2 years ago
along the same lines as you are thinking about.

I didn't change the drivers, but you can likely source those
from Bowser.

Cut off all the details that you can, like the reverser, air tanks,
compressor, etc and replace them with Cal-Scale or
Precision Scale castings. The individual pieces are cheap
(but the $$ will add up). Get some GOOD bits and a good
pinvise, as you be drilling a lot of zamac (the boiler material).
Cheap bits WILL break. A dremel tool for some of the larger
holes is advisable (like those needed for mounting the Elesco
bundle).

CA glue will hold all the parts and associated plumbing quite
well.

If you do a good job the loco will look as good as or better that
a brass loco at a fraction of the cost.

The only problem I had was with paint. I didn't bake the finish
because I was worried if the CA would still adhere. Does anyone
have any experience with this? The unbaked paint chips off the
zamac rather easily.

Chris Shinn
Winnipeg, Canada
Member, Renegade HO Modular Club
< http://members.xoom.com/renegade_MRC >
"If it ain't steam, it's a powered boxcar"

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From: Starr, David <david.starr@analog.com>
To: <HOsteam@egroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2000 1:31 PM
Subject: [HOsteam] FW: Mantua Pacific


|
| > I just acquired one of these units, used, in running order, but
needing a
| > bit of detailing work. This one never got to the paint shop, needs some
| > ballast and maybe some details. I'd like to rework it a bit to give it
a
| > Boston&Maine flavor. It comes with Boxpox drivers, and I seem to
remember the
| > B&M used mostly spoked drivers. It could use an air pump and an Elasco
| > feedwater heater.
| > Any suggestions as to availability of parts that might fit would be
welcome.
| >
| >
| > David J. Starr
| > Senior Systems Video Engineer
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FW: Mantua Pacific

Starr, David <david.starr@...>
 

I just acquired one of these units, used, in running order, but needing a
bit of detailing work. This one never got to the paint shop, needs some
ballast and maybe some details. I'd like to rework it a bit to give it a
Boston&Maine flavor. It comes with Boxpox drivers, and I seem to remember the
B&M used mostly spoked drivers. It could use an air pump and an Elasco
feedwater heater.
Any suggestions as to availability of parts that might fit would be welcome.


David J. Starr
Senior Systems Video Engineer
Computer Products Division
781 937 1518
HTTP://www.analog.com/industry/video


Re: IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

David Boyd <DRGWBoyd@...>
 

--- In HOsteam@egroups.com, DLewis0163@a... wrote:
BTW, did you use a Kadee #39 pilot coupler up front?
Actually, I ddn't change the front coupler. My reasoning was that the
Pacific would be used at the front of my D&RGW passenger consist
hence I didn't need an operating coupler. I did add air and steam
lines to complete the picture. I have been trying to find a good
photo to post in the files area, but no luck yet. We are having an
open house August 5 in Silt Colorado if you want to see it in person!!
David


Re: [HOsteam] Re: IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

DLewis0163@...
 

I have been blessed with enough prototype info and photos to make a stab at a
specific loco, as well as attaining the level of enjoyment you did. Thanks
for your nice answer. BTW, did you use a Kadee #39 pilot coupler up front?
Don Lewis


Re: [HOsteam] IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

DLewis0163@...
 

Sure fits a GN or C,B,and Q without dome modification. Yet lots of other
things to change.
Don


Re: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys

Chris Webster <cwebster@...>
 

Tomas Szoboszlai wrote:

I don't recall the amount for shipping, but, it was "reasonable," as such
things go (a few dollars). I also think you get a chance to back out after
the site tells you the amount or an estimate for it and before the order is
finalized. The 2-8-0 is not an eToys "collectible," and, from all reports,
it is a better loco as well.
Their shipping info is at:

http://www.etoys.com/html/other_help_shipping.shtml

Standard shipping for most HO locomotives ("small items") will be $3 for
the first one plus $0.95 for each additional one.

--Chris Webster
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Re: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys

Tomas Szoboszlai <TomasSz@...>
 

Brad:

I don't recall the amount for shipping, but, it was "reasonable," as such
things go (a few dollars). I also think you get a chance to back out after
the site tells you the amount or an estimate for it and before the order is
finalized. The 2-8-0 is not an eToys "collectible," and, from all reports,
it is a better loco as well.

Tomas Szoboszlai

-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Bourbina [mailto:bbbourb@hotmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 2:12 PM
To: HOsteam@egroups.com
Subject: RE: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys


Tomas,
I'm thinking of getting the Consol, can you give me a rough idea on shipping
costs for something like that? I looked at the website and couldn't really
find much.

Brad Bourbina


----Original Message Follows----
From: "Tomas Szoboszlai" <TomasSz@banet.net>
Reply-To: HOsteam@egroups.com
To: <HOsteam@egroups.com>
Subject: RE: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2000 11:19:46 -0400

The thing that concerns me about buying the Bachmann 4-8-2 from eToys is
that they list it as a "Collectible Item," and refer you to their return
policy. They are telling you that the return policy on the item is
different:

"Collectors may return items for a full refund, excluding shipping and
gift-wrapping charges. However, eToys cannot exchange or replace collectible
items and does not pay for return shipping."

The Bachmann Consolidation, Athearn Mikado and LLP2K F3 are not denominated
collectibles. eToys will not pay shipping to "replace" a collectible item
if you are dissatisfied. What makes the 4-8-2 a collectible for eToys is
that they don't want to be responsible for shipping if you are disappointed
in the one you got. Getting an exchange will cost you a round trip in
shipping. It may be that they do same if you want to exchange a defective
non-collectible item, but this seems to be the distinction they are trying
to make without saying it very clearly.

If anyone knows better what eToys means by all this Bachmann "collectible"
nonsense, please step in.

I will add that I bought a couple of LLP2K F3's and some Lego for my son on
sale, and their price and service were just fine.

Tomas Szoboszlai

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Webster [mailto:cwebster@members.asce.org]
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 11:55 PM
To: HOsteam@egroups.com; prototypemodeler@onelist.com
Subject: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys


This is a really good sale on Bachmann steam at etoys.com. They have
the ATSF 2-8-0 for $49.99:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/20/1.shtml

They also have the Bachmann UP and SP 4-8-2s for $62.49:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/18/1.shtml
http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/19/1.shtml

While it's not HO, I'll also mention that they also have the Bachmann
On30 Pennsy Set for $87.49, which is cheaper than you can usually get
the locomotive:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/45/1.shtml

Better yet, by using the correct coupon code ("C8102"), you can get 20%
off your first purchase.... which brings the 2-8-0 down to $39.99 and
the 4-8-2s to $49.99!

For more info on the coupon code stuff, go to www.dotdeals.com and
search for "etoys".

Etoys also has other train stuff on sale at:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/category/04/40/36/1.shtml?c=et215F1

but much of it is O tinplate (Lionel and MTH).

My only relationship with etoys is that I --eventually and after
complaining about a "confirmed" order that was later canceled-- received
a Bachmann Fn3
Climax and Fn3 Shay from them. They were selling the Bachmann Fn3
locomotives for less than dealer cost.... isn't e-business fun? :-)

--Chris Webster
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Re: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys

Tomas Szoboszlai <TomasSz@...>
 

The thing that concerns me about buying the Bachmann 4-8-2 from eToys is
that they list it as a "Collectible Item," and refer you to their return
policy. They are telling you that the return policy on the item is
different:

"Collectors may return items for a full refund, excluding shipping and
gift-wrapping charges. However, eToys cannot exchange or replace collectible
items and does not pay for return shipping."

The Bachmann Consolidation, Athearn Mikado and LLP2K F3 are not denominated
collectibles. eToys will not pay shipping to "replace" a collectible item
if you are dissatisfied. What makes the 4-8-2 a collectible for eToys is
that they don't want to be responsible for shipping if you are disappointed
in the one you got. Getting an exchange will cost you a round trip in
shipping. It may be that they do same if you want to exchange a defective
non-collectible item, but this seems to be the distinction they are trying
to make without saying it very clearly.

If anyone knows better what eToys means by all this Bachmann "collectible"
nonsense, please step in.

I will add that I bought a couple of LLP2K F3's and some Lego for my son on
sale, and their price and service were just fine.

Tomas Szoboszlai

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Webster [mailto:cwebster@members.asce.org]
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 11:55 PM
To: HOsteam@egroups.com; prototypemodeler@onelist.com
Subject: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys


This is a really good sale on Bachmann steam at etoys.com. They have
the ATSF 2-8-0 for $49.99:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/20/1.shtml

They also have the Bachmann UP and SP 4-8-2s for $62.49:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/18/1.shtml
http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/19/1.shtml

While it's not HO, I'll also mention that they also have the Bachmann
On30 Pennsy Set for $87.49, which is cheaper than you can usually get
the locomotive:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/45/1.shtml

Better yet, by using the correct coupon code ("C8102"), you can get 20%
off your first purchase.... which brings the 2-8-0 down to $39.99 and
the 4-8-2s to $49.99!

For more info on the coupon code stuff, go to www.dotdeals.com and
search for "etoys".

Etoys also has other train stuff on sale at:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/category/04/40/36/1.shtml?c=et215F1

but much of it is O tinplate (Lionel and MTH).

My only relationship with etoys is that I --eventually and after
complaining about a "confirmed" order that was later canceled-- received
a Bachmann Fn3
Climax and Fn3 Shay from them. They were selling the Bachmann Fn3
locomotives for less than dealer cost.... isn't e-business fun? :-)

--Chris Webster
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Re: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys

Brad Bourbina <bbbourb@...>
 

Tomas,
I'm thinking of getting the Consol, can you give me a rough idea on shipping costs for something like that? I looked at the website and couldn't really find much.

Brad Bourbina


----Original Message Follows----
From: "Tomas Szoboszlai" <TomasSz@banet.net>
Reply-To: HOsteam@egroups.com
To: <HOsteam@egroups.com>
Subject: RE: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2000 11:19:46 -0400

The thing that concerns me about buying the Bachmann 4-8-2 from eToys is
that they list it as a "Collectible Item," and refer you to their return
policy. They are telling you that the return policy on the item is
different:

"Collectors may return items for a full refund, excluding shipping and
gift-wrapping charges. However, eToys cannot exchange or replace collectible
items and does not pay for return shipping."

The Bachmann Consolidation, Athearn Mikado and LLP2K F3 are not denominated
collectibles. eToys will not pay shipping to "replace" a collectible item
if you are dissatisfied. What makes the 4-8-2 a collectible for eToys is
that they don't want to be responsible for shipping if you are disappointed
in the one you got. Getting an exchange will cost you a round trip in
shipping. It may be that they do same if you want to exchange a defective
non-collectible item, but this seems to be the distinction they are trying
to make without saying it very clearly.

If anyone knows better what eToys means by all this Bachmann "collectible"
nonsense, please step in.

I will add that I bought a couple of LLP2K F3's and some Lego for my son on
sale, and their price and service were just fine.

Tomas Szoboszlai

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Webster [mailto:cwebster@members.asce.org]
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 11:55 PM
To: HOsteam@egroups.com; prototypemodeler@onelist.com
Subject: [HOsteam] Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys


This is a really good sale on Bachmann steam at etoys.com. They have
the ATSF 2-8-0 for $49.99:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/20/1.shtml

They also have the Bachmann UP and SP 4-8-2s for $62.49:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/18/1.shtml
http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/19/1.shtml

While it's not HO, I'll also mention that they also have the Bachmann
On30 Pennsy Set for $87.49, which is cheaper than you can usually get
the locomotive:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/45/1.shtml

Better yet, by using the correct coupon code ("C8102"), you can get 20%
off your first purchase.... which brings the 2-8-0 down to $39.99 and
the 4-8-2s to $49.99!

For more info on the coupon code stuff, go to www.dotdeals.com and
search for "etoys".

Etoys also has other train stuff on sale at:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/category/04/40/36/1.shtml?c=et215F1

but much of it is O tinplate (Lionel and MTH).

My only relationship with etoys is that I --eventually and after
complaining about a "confirmed" order that was later canceled-- received
a Bachmann Fn3
Climax and Fn3 Shay from them. They were selling the Bachmann Fn3
locomotives for less than dealer cost.... isn't e-business fun? :-)

--Chris Webster
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Bachmann 2-8-0 and 4-8-2s on Etoys

Chris Webster <cwebster@...>
 

This is a really good sale on Bachmann steam at etoys.com. They have
the ATSF 2-8-0 for $49.99:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/20/1.shtml

They also have the Bachmann UP and SP 4-8-2s for $62.49:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/18/1.shtml
http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/19/1.shtml

While it's not HO, I'll also mention that they also have the Bachmann
On30 Pennsy Set for $87.49, which is cheaper than you can usually get
the locomotive:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/product/bac/00/45/1.shtml

Better yet, by using the correct coupon code ("C8102"), you can get 20%
off your first purchase.... which brings the 2-8-0 down to $39.99 and
the 4-8-2s to $49.99!

For more info on the coupon code stuff, go to www.dotdeals.com and
search for "etoys".

Etoys also has other train stuff on sale at:

http://www.etoys.com/toy/g/category/04/40/36/1.shtml?c=et215F1

but much of it is O tinplate (Lionel and MTH).

My only relationship with etoys is that I --eventually and after
complaining about a "confirmed" order that was later canceled-- received
a Bachmann Fn3
Climax and Fn3 Shay from them. They were selling the Bachmann Fn3
locomotives for less than dealer cost.... isn't e-business fun? :-)

--Chris Webster
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Re: [HOsteam] new magazine?

justfrome <justjim@...>
 

Hi guys and gals, I'm fairly new to the group and have been quietly sitting in
the background reading the many questions and answers and other posts that to
relate to our wonderful hobby. I thought over the pros and cons of a new
magazine dedicated just for steam lovers and you have my vote for a very
successful venture. My own personal layout has been in numerous crates for the
past many years and if things really go well, it should be started in the next
few months. I intend to model in the early 1920's with the possible rambling of
time as far up as the 1930's. Let's get that magazine up and running and we can
all share in the glory that was steam. -justjim-

Charles Lee wrote:

I would be interested. Particular interest is 1880 - 1910. I like writing,
but have never written an article.
Charles Lee
Roseburg, Oregon

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Re: IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

David Boyd <DRGWBoyd@...>
 

--- In HOsteam@egroups.com, DLewis0163@a... wrote:

Has anyone tackled this engine from a superdetailing standpoint?
Thanks.
While I have not done my Consolidation as of yet, I did superdetail
my Pacific. The first thing I did was remove the boiler and grind
away all the molded on piping details. Then I used 600 grit sandpaper
to get a smooth finish. You will also need to strip the finish off.
After I had a bare boiler, I started adding the details. Injectors,
check valves, generator, new bell and whistle, ect. I also made new
cooling coils out of brass wire and attached them with CA. Does it
match a specific prototype? No, but it sure looks good all painted
and weathered at the front of a period passenger consist and runs
super to boot. Would I do it again? In a heart beat!!!!
David


Fw: [Digitrax] Re: sad day for modelrailroading: RR went bankruptcy

Chris Shinn <cnshinn@...>
 

This was sent to the Digitrax List, and thought it appropriate to pass on
to you folk. It is unsubstantiated right now, but will alert you to the
possibility.

Chris Shinn
Winnipeg, Canada

----- Original Message -----
From: Stefano Chiti-Batelli <stchb@tiscalinet.it>
To: <digitrax@egroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 10:03 AM
Subject: [Digitrax] Re: sad day for modelrailroading: RR went bankruptcy


While I do not have any direct knowledge about this, from a reliable source
(Benedetto Sabatini) I received the some information on this subject,
expressed as a comment to the message I had read on this mailinglist
written by Stefano Curtarolo and which I had forwarded for comment to Mr.
Sabatini.
Mr. Sabatini asked me to forward his reply to this mailinglist. Here it is:

************
RR went bankruptcy and closed its factory. Jouef and Arnold are planned
to follow soon. All the production of the group RR/Lima/Jouef/Arnold
should move to the Lima factory or in eastern countries.
(original italian:)
La rivarossi non � in bancarotta, ha cambiato propriet�. E il nuovo padrone
non ha intenzione di pagare l'affitto per uno stabilimento con 57 persone
quando a vicenza ne ha uno da 450 occupato da 120.
probabilemtne anche lo stabilimento Jouef chiuder�, ma non sembra, per ora,
che la stessa cosa tocchi ai crucchi.
Per i fermodellisti dovrebbe cambiuare poco. Per le 57 persone che ci
lavoravano molto (sono a casa, quadri compresi)

(english translation (by me, Stefano Chiti-Batelli):)
RR (Rivarossi) has not gone bankrupt, it did change ownership. The new owner
does not intend to pay the rent for a production place housing 57 people,
while in Vicenza [a different italian town] he already has one capable of
hosting 450 workers but currently emplying only 120 people.
Probably also the Jouef production place is going to close, however, the
same fate does not seem to apply for the germans [Arnold].
As far as modelrailroaders are concerned, this shall imply only little
changes, if any. For the 57 workers, on the contrary, a lot shall change
(they are at home, including "middle level" workers).

************

Please understand: I have no intention of being polemic.
I just wanted to provide a piece of information - as far as I know a true
piece of information.

Best regards,

Stefano Chiti-Batelli


Re: [HOsteam] new magazine?

Charles Lee <charflee@...>
 

I would be interested. Particular interest is 1880 - 1910. I like writing,
but have never written an article.
Charles Lee
Roseburg, Oregon


Re: [HOsteam] IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

Brad Bourbina <bbbourb@...>
 

I'd started to, but after looking at pictures of it and some 0-8-0's I felt it'd be easier to make a switcher out of it. I think I found one picture of a Consolidation with two sand domes, but I don't remember what it was or where I found it. So it is sitting in a drawer, waiting for a new steam and sand dome to make a M&NA ex-NYC consolidation. Oh...it needs a new cab too.

Brad Bourbina
In WAAAY over his head...


----Original Message Follows----
From: DLewis0163@aol.com
Reply-To: HOsteam@egroups.com
To: HOsteam@egroups.com
Subject: [HOsteam] IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 16:14:22 EDT

I am very please with the running of this, my new engine. I would like to
improve further its already remarkable good looks and fidelity to detail. I
have gone to the library and photocopied pictures of IC, C&NW, and UP 2-8-0
engines.
Has anyone tackled this engine from a superdetailing standpoint?
Thanks.
Don Lewis
Dixon, Ilinois

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IHC Premier Series 2-8-0 Consolidation

DLewis0163@...
 

I am very please with the running of this, my new engine. I would like to
improve further its already remarkable good looks and fidelity to detail. I
have gone to the library and photocopied pictures of IC, C&NW, and UP 2-8-0
engines.
Has anyone tackled this engine from a superdetailing standpoint?
Thanks.
Don Lewis
Dixon, Ilinois


Re: [HOsteam] new magazine?

DLewis0163@...
 

I am certainly interersted. A typical article might be on the construction of
a big steam era roundhouse with prototype photos and modeling tips included.
I am a scratchbuider, and not a buyer of expensive things I can build myself
with some effort.
Don Lewis
Dixon, Illinois


Re: [HOsteam] new magazine?

Brad Bourbina <bbbourb@...>
 

I'm game for that also...I'm becoming somewhat disillusioned with MR lately...I'd try anything new as long as it didn't cost me 40 bucks a year...

Brad Bourbina
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Welcome to new list members

Nelson Kennedy <nelsonk@...>
 

As a result of a mention of the existence of this list on rmr about a week
ago there has been a flurry of activity of new subscription. That's great
to see, guys. Welcome aboard to our new members.

I get advised when a member joins - and when one leaves. We have more in
traffic than out so we are slowly growing. I'm aware that some have left
because of inactivity of the list. I'm not sure why that was a problem. If
people have nothing to say for a while then so be it. OTOH, if someone has
an idea to share or a question to ask we have a place for doing it. I'd
rather justify the existence of the list on the basis of some good advice
posted now and then rather than on any basis of volume of posts. And that's
why I keep the list going even when members have nothing to say!

This would be a good place to post your views on the new offerings in the
market with several new ones due soon. Those comments are especially useful
to those who can't hop down to a local hobby shop to see and feel the latest
locos!

Cheers,


Nelson Kennedy, (list 'owner')
Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Re: [HOsteam] new magazine?

George Gilbert <grgilbert@...>
 

Sounds interesting. If you do it I would try a subscription. I don't know
of any other publications that concentrate on the early era railroading.

My personal modeling interests range from the 1880's through the mid 1920's,
principally shortline RR's both narrow and standard guage. I have found and
subscribed to several good narrow guage magazines ( the NG&SLG of course,
and this year I found Gary Kohler's Light Iron Digest) but I cannot think of
anything concentrating on early steam era standard guage railroads.

I think there is a lot of potential for building "home sized" model railroad
in these earlier periods. A little mogul pulling 6 cars ( 36ft) and a
caboose looks a lot more convincing on a small layout than a Geep anything
trying to look busy pulling 6 ( 40 or 50 footers) cars on the same size
small layout.

I think with that era as a focus you should probably concentrate on
standard guage, but you could easily range from little shortlines to the
mainlines. I think it would be a mistake to do much narrow guage since
there are already several good narrow guage publications.

I would be willing to help. I have had an article published in RMC on my
ET&WNC piggyback car. This year I have written a kit review and loco
painting article for Gary Kohler's new magazine Light Iron Digest. I have
a clinic on building a 34ft boxcar that would convert into a magazine
article fairly easily. I have also done a couple of locomotive projects
that I could write about.


George Gilbert

----- Original Message -----
From: <periodmodeler@home.com>
To: <HOsteam@egroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 4:16 PM
Subject: [HOsteam] new magazine?



I'm trying to determine the level of interest for a magazine
dedicated
to modeling American railroading from its beginning until WWII, no
matter what scale, gauge, or prototype you model.
If you'd be interested in such a magazine please drop me a line
saying
what kind of material you'd want to see, and be sure and tell me if
you'd be willing and able to contribute an article.
Thanks!



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