Re: C & S Phase I Stock Cars?
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You might check with Eric at RGM about the trucks. I just ordered a bunch of trucks from him a week or so ago. He still has some truck available.
On Thursday, May 28, 2020, 12:27:17 PM MDT, Lawrence Wisniewski via groups.io <lwreno@...> wrote:
Harry Brunk did a good write up of his conversion of E&B valley D&RGW cars to phase 1 C&S cars. He identified all of the steps needed to be done. I have done 4 cars for both C&S and RGS using his article. It's a fairly easy conversion, including modifying the doors. The only problem you might have with it is if you insist on exact C&S trucks. RGM made them, but he's no longer in business. I just used Grandt or Blackstone 3'7" trucks on my cars. Makes a good contrast in a string of Grandt Phase III cars. Enjoy. By the way, the article in question appears in Harry's Up Clear Creek Vol.II. It was originally published in the NG&SLG but I can't recall the year. It was later in the series.
From: Dusty <Dustburm@q.com>
Sent: Thu, May 28, 2020 1:35 pm
Subject: [HOn3] C & S Phase I Stock Cars?
I'm pondering the assembly of 2 or 3 stand in Phase I stock cars. I don't plan on trying to produce perfect replicas. I am willing to go a bit beyond swapping ends, doors and trucks on E & B cars. I'm trying to identify possible modifications and the effort vs visual benefits of each.
Experiences, opinions? Pretty much nothing written in ink yet.