SHOW US YOUR MISSOURI-ILLINOIS SPECIAL RUN CAR!

FriscoCharlie Mar 7, 2013

  1. nlombardi

    nlombardi TrainBoard Member

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    Ah but it's a student driver!
     
  2. Switchman

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    I got mine a good long while ago. But have no pictures yet. Need a new camera.
    BTY: My trucks look brown to me.
    See ya
    Ron
     
  3. Daryl Johnson

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    Are these cars all sold out?
     
  4. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Yes. Unless the site owner has one stashed away somewhere, they were all sold.
     
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  5. wpsnts

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    Micro Scale makes decals for this car. It's an easy one color paint job.
     
  6. Daryl Johnson

    Daryl Johnson TrainBoard Member

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    Thanks for the info!
     
  7. viperjim1

    viperjim1 TrainBoard Member

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    Oh yes Bah habah Maine the best next to Acadia national park , just road the down eastern to Old orchard beach, very nice beach but to bad season was over almost everything is closed , but colors are starting to change!
     
  8. kmcsjr

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    I'm cheating, but it made the Easter train. A fantasy car!


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  9. Eagle2

    Eagle2 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Nice hopper!
     
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  10. MP333

    MP333 TrainBoard Supporter

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    Finally got around to weathering and running this car. Added steel wheels and moderate chalks. MI 96599 Apr 2017.JPG
     
  11. r_i_straw

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    I had to replace the metal under fame on one of mine. It swelled up like it had the dreaded Zamak disease. I have never seen that before or since in a Microtrain car.
     
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  13. MP333

    MP333 TrainBoard Supporter

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    If anyone is interested, there was a guy on Facebook N Scale For Sale group yesterday that has three of these cars @ $20 each. There was a photo, and they looked right. FYI
     
  14. JimJ

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    BEA3A6E4-7C8E-4EC9-AA70-3A554918FE2C.jpeg Photobucket robbed me so I’ll repost this from the ancient archives.
     
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  15. sp4009

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    So... I let the factory air out of the box about a year ago, milled the frame down, body mounted the couplers and finished it off with a few chips on the roof and some light weathering. Since the car would have only been about four years old in my era, I didn't want to over-do it.

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  16. jdetray

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    That looks great, Joe. What weathering technique(s) did you use?

    Mine is still in the box.

    - Jeff
     

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