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Recipes for powered boxcar and Forney truck »

From Bob Hayden Thu, 26 Jun 1997 To the Mail Car members: Fellow HOn30 modeler Peter Bartlett of England faxed me a question about building a powered boxcar for the Carrabasset & Dead River. Here’s my reply to him, plus a note about building an all-wheel pickup Forney trailing truck. POWERED BOXCAR RECIPE My powered […]

Grandt Line Trucks FAQ »

Compiled by Vic Hamburger – last update 20-Jun-2001 Checked by Jim Pasquill I downloaded all the archives from the Mailcar and went through them with an editor to find references to Grandt Line HOn30 trucks, NWSL wheelsets, and related sidebar comments when appropriate. If I have missed any major postings, please accept my apologies as […]

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. […]

HOn30 trucks »

From Bob Hayden Tue, 24 Sep 1996 Hi Guys! I’ve been watching the HOn30 truck discussion with interest, and I’ll throw my two cents worth in now. Here goes. Last night, after reading all the posts, I dug out two sets of Grandt Line sideframes and eight NWSL wheelsets, the ones with the stub axles. […]