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Mark5

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Re: Bachmann Smoothside Passenger Cars arriving now
« Reply #45 on: December 31, 2016, 01:07:57 PM »
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Crude cell pics here - each side is a mirror image of the other:

https://goo.gl/photos/TpD8WirGAbX2UzsY9

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Re: Bachmann Smoothside Passenger Cars arriving now
« Reply #46 on: December 31, 2016, 01:46:58 PM »
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So it looks like all one would have to do is fill in (correction - enlarge to full height!) the small window on the left (aisle) side and the sides would be pretty close to Federal View

http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=3227201   


http://prr.railfan.net/diagrams/PRRdiagrams.html?diag=POS21A_E454491.gif&sel=obsl&sz=sm&fr=GS

The other details (interior, floor, ceiling, lack of skirts, not to mention full-width diaphragms!) are another matter.

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Re: Bachmann Smoothside Passenger Cars arriving now
« Reply #47 on: December 31, 2016, 11:13:11 PM »
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Mark5,

Thank you very much!  I can develop a plan from this for when when the prices come down.  Reveler, dark blue with gold stripes, some window work.  Looks like the roof fittings will need scratch built bummer.

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Re: Bachmann Smoothside Passenger Cars arriving now
« Reply #48 on: January 02, 2017, 01:20:54 PM »
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The Reveller also had "Challenger" or "Napoleon Hat" type trucks (Kato has done a friction bearing type under the SP Daylight cars).

Oddly enough, the trucks Bachmann tooled for these cars are a modern Columbus Castings Inside Swing Hanger version used under the Holland America Maxi Domes and under the FRA test car DOTX 221.

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Re: Bachmann Smoothside Passenger Cars arriving now
« Reply #49 on: January 03, 2017, 12:55:07 AM »
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Other mods include putting flush windows in and replace the deep sea diving bell look of them. I'll stick with my modified KATO version.
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