Archive for November, 1996

Coupler question, F&C boxcar »

From Jim Pasquill Sat, 30 Nov 1996 > Joseph, do you remember which coupler? Looks like the #1027 could fit > after some fi(dd)ling. > Also, did you remove the small ‘lumps’ before drilling holes for the > grabirons, or am I missing something here.. I would think that small > dimples were better for […]

Some more F&C boxcar tips »

From Joseph P. Wed, 27 Nov 1996 On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Jorgen Rygh wrote: > Joseph, > What M-T couplers did you use on the F&C boxcars? > Those I have handy seem either too low or to deep… I simply filed the centerbeam to the correct height to accommadate the body mounted coupler. […]

AHM Minitrains ancient history »

By Bob Hayden, 3 Nov 1996 Here’s some ancient history concerning the products that got a lot of us started in HOn2-1/2: AHM’s MinitrainS sets and accessories. What follows may even be the answer to a mystery that’s better than 30 years old. Read on.