Re: [SergentEng] New guy with some thoughts about couplers

Jeff Young

Hi John,

Those are MTL coal cars.  I have some Grandt Line and La Belle coal car and boxcar kits, but I haven’t assembled any of them yet.

More info on the MTL coal car Sharon install here:

Dale thought I might have issues with the Accumate boxes fouling the trucks of these cars on short-radius turns.  I’ve nothing tighter than 25” on my layout at present, but I’m constructing a couple of test tracks at 18” and 15” radii to experiment with.  (My layout probably won’t ever go below 18”, but it’ll be good to have the info.)


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