My first caboose build

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Re: My first caboose build

Post by OddDuck » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:20 pm

The doors are no longer naked...
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Re: My first caboose build

Post by PRR5406 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:30 am

Looking fine, Pete!
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Re: My first caboose build

Post by OddDuck » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:44 pm

And here it is, more or less finished! I have some touch ups to do on the paint, and I might letter it sometime in the next week or so, but I am going to call it good for now.
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Re: My first caboose build

Post by NP317 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:45 pm

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Re: My first caboose build

Post by OddDuck » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:09 pm

NP317, not a bad idea. Now you've got my wheels turning...
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Re: My first caboose build

Post by NP317 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:16 pm

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Re: My first caboose build

Post by PRR5406 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:08 am

Peter's caboose development has been slow, but continuous. That seems to be the general mode of operation for live steamers. Point is, the addition of the details, even those as large as ladders and hand rails, have made the little bobber. It's so much more interesting with the extra pieces. I'd add lettering and a number to the sides, but other than that, this car is a showpiece.
Congratulation, Pete!
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