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Ditch Lights
« on: December 02, 2007, 08:38:45 AM »
Quick question for everybody who details their locos.

What products do you use to add ditch lights to models without them?

The reasoning is that i have some old Kato SD40-2s that i want to modernise and do not know where to start. Living in the UK means i don't have access to a LHS to browse for parts and so i have to rely on the glory of Google to find anything.

Thanks in advance



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Re: Ditch Lights
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2007, 08:55:39 AM »
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Re: Ditch Lights
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2007, 02:31:12 PM »
I used to use Sunrise, but they stopped production since 1/2007 IIRC.  I think they may have started up a limited production on a few items including some of the ditch lights, but I haven't been able to find anything at the LHS.

I'm guessing I'll have to scratchbuild.


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Re: Ditch Lights
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2007, 04:13:34 PM »
Here's some info on "how to install" ditchlights from the guy who I consider to be "the MAN" when it comes to customizing locos:

I'm sure he won't mind me posting the link--you'll probally end up buying something from his site when you see all his incredible work!