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Calling Tankcar Experts
« on: August 03, 2013, 09:29:48 PM »
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     I want to try and paint a tankcar I have seen online.  From the little bit of research I did, it says the car is a 27,200 Gal capacity.  I do not believe anyone makes a 27,200 Gal car.  Is a Atlas 25,500 close enough?  Any and all information will be much appreciated.

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Re: Calling Tankcar Experts
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2013, 12:48:18 AM »
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Re: Calling Tankcar Experts
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2013, 10:37:31 AM »
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The 25,500 is pretty close, I think the major differences would be up to on the valve structure, and the type of trucks it rides on.
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Re: Calling Tankcar Experts
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Re: Calling Tankcar Experts
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2013, 01:06:40 PM »
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   Maybe buy a mt, athearn and atlas and see what looks closest!  Good excuse to buy 3 or more tank cars!