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cfritschle

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JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« on: February 05, 2019, 09:53:29 PM »
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There has not been an official announcement yet, but page 9 of the March/April 2019 issue of N-Scale magazine has an ad for JTC 48-foot corrugated containers.   :D

I am going to need a lot in the two APL paint schemes shown.
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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 12:03:50 AM »
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A welcome addition to the intermodal fleet for the late 90s era and later modelers.

http://www.matts-place.com/intermodal/part3/images/aplu4973383.jpg

We're pretty blessed in N to have @JaxTerminal consider this prototype in N and I hope it's well supported. It was ordered in large numbers by APL / Pacer Stacktrain and represents the start of the transition to the great 53' steel fleet of the 2000s. These were prevalent on the UP out west but other roads include Flexi-van, NACS, CSX and Sea Star.

Thanks JTC! 
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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 01:43:53 AM »
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More containers are always welcome although I've got entirely too many already.  :facepalm:

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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 03:03:22 PM »
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My modeling is based on the UP mainline through southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon in 2006.  The blue APL 48-foot corrugated containers are essential if one wants to have a realistic looking stack train with domestic containers within that time frame. 

Needless to say I was very happy when Steven indicated that JTC would consider making 48-foot corrugated containers.   :D 

And to add to the paint schemes James listed, I have found photos of blue Pacer 48-foot corrugated containers.  The paint scheme appears to be very similar to the paint scheme found on Pacer's 53-foot containers.
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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2019, 06:23:02 AM »
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Hi Gents,
It's Official; Jacksonville Terminal Company, LLC announces our first 48' container models, a 48’ Corrugated side container with 3-42-3 sides, Tooling includes TWO slightly different door ends and two different bodies.



Tooling is complete, and production has begun. Expected Q2 2019.

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/blogs/news

Please see the web blog page announcement for details and two links for information.

BR,
JTC Team

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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2019, 09:28:16 AM »
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Well, I'm sold at least on the Pacer, which I once saw in the wild.  What is the reporting marking on the NACS/ex-Flexivan?  It's a bit too interesting to pass up, but I don't recall ever seeing a photo of those.

These are really good looking, I'd get them all except for budget and they're kinda rare prototypes.

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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2019, 10:09:04 PM »
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Well, I'm sold at least on the Pacer, which I once saw in the wild.  What is the reporting marking on the NACS/ex-Flexivan?  It's a bit too interesting to pass up, but I don't recall ever seeing a photo of those.

These are really good looking, I'd get them all except for budget and they're kinda rare prototypes.

The NACS /Flexi-van markings are based on NCGU - Genstar units.
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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2019, 10:59:36 PM »
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I received the following email yesterday. I thought Stan or Steve might post the info here, but they haven't yet, so here it is!  :D

Good Morning,

Our 48' containers will be released next week to our direct dealers and national distributors. What you will notice is that these are completely newly tooled models that have never been available to the N-scale market. There are some very distinct differences in these model listed below besides the fact that this is the "First time in N-scale".

Features:
These are prototypically correct models.
Some of the "patches" were increased in size to cover the original logo or double stack set of numbers per prototype.
The IBC connection points are different colors where appropriate across the different models.
IBC location is at 40'
The door latch handles and bars are NOT galvanized because they were painted the same color as the container per prototype.
They have the magnetic connection system along with IBC pins

APL has been a distinct shipping service in which they used many different containers and paint schemes throughout the years. We are in the process of developing our APL family of containers. APL will not be the only line that will have a "series" family of containers. This type of product line up will be distributed over a period of time. Other lines that are in the process are K-line, OOCL, CMA CGM, etc. A flyer will be posted to our website and Facebook page later.

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/48-high-cube-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-corrugated-side-jtc-485001

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/apl-48-hc-vertical-logo-faded-paint-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-first-time-in-n-scale-jtc-485015

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/copy-of-apl-faded-paint-48-hc-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-first-time-in-n-scale-jtc-485014

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/oceanex-48-hc-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-corrugated-side-jtc-485013

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/apl-vertical-logo-48-hc-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-corrugated-side-jtc-485008

https://jtcmodeltrains.com/collections/48-hc-corrugated-side-containers/products/csxu-48-hc-3-42-3-corrugated-containers-with-magnetic-system-corrugated-side-jtc-485005

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Re: JTC 48-foot Corrugated Containers
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2019, 10:09:19 AM »
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In conjunction with the release of the JTC 48' APL containers, we have created a brief History of APL, condensed from several sources (Wikipedia & corporate websites). We hope that you find this interesting and informative.
 https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1959/5441/files/APL_HISTORY_DOCUMENT.pdf?130&fbclid=IwAR02A7YSo7AEffSud8GY9P1S5PwXF_tids0_LQZVUeNm2bk0tJBH-9OQZeE


It can also be accessed through the JTC, APL Series, web page.

BR,
JTC-Steve