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    Default N scale resin vehicle kits

    I have several N scale vehicle kits available. These are unpainted resin castings consisting of a hollow body and a separate interior/chassis. Most of the pickups have a separate rear axle. The truck kits have separate wheels as shown below. No window glazing is provided, but acrylic gloss medium or Micro-Scale Kristal Klear can be used. You will need to remove some of the casting flash before painting them.

    Here is one example, a 1958-62 GMC 860 single axle sleeper:





    To order, just send me a note or PM with the quantity of each that you are interested in. First class postage within the USA is $4.00 per order. I accept Paypal, checks, and money orders.
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    Oh those look amazing.
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    Just a reply to mark this page, always needed N-scale vehicles.
    As long as I can model in N-scale, I know I'm not old

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    Would you ship internationally?

    EDIT - I need that 1967 Chevrolet Impala 4 door SS!

    My layout needs it's very own "Baby".

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    I can ship internationally too, the UK for example is presently US$ 12.83.

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    Awesome. I'll send you an order on payday.

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    Ordered a dozen of these vehicles. They are very well done. A lot of work must go into each phase of the cleanup and remolding.
    Very impressed with the Greyhound scenicruiser at $8 each. Includes interior seating, wheels and decals.




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    I have a few more N scale vehicles available.

    First, a 1938 Plymouth 4 door sedan:


    Also, a 1938 Ford COE semi-tractor:


    And lastly, a 1950-88 REO/Kaiser M35 2.5 ton 6x6 army truck:


    The updated product listing is attached.
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    Mmmm. Deuce-and-a-Half. I could see that being a very useful platform onto which a shortline with a smaller budget could base their heavy duty service trucks on. Indeed, I plan on having quite a few Deuces in AHHR's wheeled vehicle inventory for use as service trucks, mobile fuel/water trucks, and even for deliveries from the railyard to farms and construction sites who have terrain too challenging for traditional trucks. Can get them for between two and ten grand in running order most of the time.

    Will your resin kits be offered with the sort of frame options necessary to model such equipment?
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    Oops, I didn't show the truck kit pieces. You can just leave off the standard bed and adapt the truck for some other use.
    The brass wire and tube is for the muffler and exhaust stack. The flat plate (shown up side down) laying between the cab and the bed is the bed floor,
    which you can also leave off. Its corners are rounded slightly to match the underside of the bed, but you might be able to use it as a
    basis for other configurations. I put two rectangular tabs on it to help you align the bed to the frame.



    While we are at it, here are the pieces for the 1938 Ford semi-tractor:

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    Sweeeeeeet. Should make getting my shortline's fleet of service trucks modelled quite easy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasputen View Post
    Oops, I didn't show the truck kit pieces. You can just leave off the standard bed and adapt the truck for some other use.
    The brass wire and tube is for the muffler and exhaust stack. The flat plate (shown up side down) laying between the cab and the bed is the bed floor,
    which you can also leave off. Its corners are rounded slightly to match the underside of the bed, but you might be able to use it as a
    basis for other configurations. I put two rectangular tabs on it to help you align the bed to the frame.
    http://www.trainboard.com/highball/i...ck.131185/full


    While we are at it, here are the pieces for the 1938 Ford semi-tractor:
    http://www.trainboard.com/highball/i...or.131183/full
    Do you take requests for your next model? I would love to have a Ford Model H COE like this one.
    http://forums.aths.org/Uploads/Image...-8971-042b.jpg

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    The kit could use the just rereleased Athearn C cab tractor for parts just like Ford did. Maybe a C to H conversion piece?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChicagoNW View Post
    The kit could use the just rereleased Athearn C cab tractor for parts just like Ford did. Maybe a C to H conversion piece?
    Another thought, why not truck cabs (not just the ford H)to fit existing truck frames from Trainworx, Atlas, Athearn, or Classic metal works?

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    Regarding requests for specific models, I should explain that all of my offerings are shrunk down from some larger scale model, such as 1:87, 1:64, or 1:43. One or two may have started as 1:32. So if there is a Ford model H (or some other vehicle) in some larger scale that you are really interested in, please point it out to me and I'll consider it. Depending on what the vehicle is, you may need to commit to buying enough of them to cover the material cost. I've had people loan me some of their various scale models so that I can make a mold off of them, which helps a lot. 1:87 scale vehicles are the easiest to start with. The larger scale ones take several steps so the time required and material costs go up. Keep in mind that some vehicles can take a year or more for me to make available after I start on them. As Steve aka Jugtown Modeler pointed out, there can be a lot of work involved, depending on the shape of the vehicle. If the larger scale vehicle has some fit or finish issues, I need to fix those before I start. I've had to soak some pretty rare items in brake fluid in order to get the nasty paint job off!

    I do offer a 1968 Ford F850 as a cab and wheels only conversion, but so far that is the only one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasputen View Post
    I've had people loan me some of their various scale models so that I can make a mold off of them,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasputen View Post

    I do offer a 1968 Ford F850 as a cab and wheels only conversion, but so far that is the only one.
    Poo, I haven't seen any Models of the H COE. but I am definitely Eyeing that F850 cab.

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    For some reason I recall a 1/43 Corgi version that was used with a Holmes wrecker body. Made around 1968-72. Though I could be remembering a Mack.

    So, @Rasputen, do you use the incredible shrinking putty method to make your molds?
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    I'm not familiar with shrinking putty. I mostly use two methods: 1) Hydrospan 400 from Industrial Polymers, which will reduce the part and 2) Naphtha mixed with RTV which will shrink the mold.

    I'll go searching through Corgi products. I've worked with a few of them and they can make good starting points.

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    Okay, there is Corgi Holmes Wrecker on that auction site that is a good candidate, but this is the day cab version, ie without a sleeper. So, @MystrJBL would you be happy with a day cab version?

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