Wood box car kit

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wbarbe
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Wood box car kit

Post by wbarbe » Sat Jan 01, 2022 12:02 am

Anyone know a source for a wood box car kit? Looking for something old fashioned
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hoppercar
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Re: Wood box car kit

Post by hoppercar » Sat Jan 01, 2022 7:46 am

Pacific design shops has the wooden reefer kits......many years ago, little engines had an old fashioned wooden boxcar, with the arch bar trucks......but I'm not sure if it's still available or not ?

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Re: Wood box car kit

Post by dnevil » Sun Jan 16, 2022 7:06 am

Not a boxcar, but here are plans and assembly instructions for a wooden gondola.

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Re: Wood box car kit

Post by Crosshead4 » Sun Jan 16, 2022 1:52 pm

I can recommend the Pacific Design Kit. Nice parts, very good drawings and notes. It’s been a fun build so far.

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