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Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Marxed, Feb 9, 2005.

  1. Marxed

    Marxed Member

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  2. Marxed

    Marxed Member

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  3. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    They look good together with the loco. That's what you call tinplate isn't it?
  4. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    Now that's what I would call... Old School!

  5. Marxed

    Marxed Member

    yep, tinplates:D i love em!
  6. Marxed

    Marxed Member

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  7. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Yep! Ya gotta say something when you post! :) Love that last pic of the loco!
  8. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    Yea, That makes a nice set. :thumb:
  9. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Ah, Tinplate.

    Very cool. I like it. :thumb:
  10. kf4jqd

    kf4jqd Active Member


    That is a cool train! :thumb: How old is it?

  11. Marxed

    Marxed Member

    i'm honestly not sure how old any of it is.... i'm assuming its all pre-war?? i was actually hoping someone here would know! :D

    the one passenger car is slightly not fully orginional, it was discribed as "having 3 hold down tabs missing"... which wasn't a big deal to me, but i was curious to why... when i got it a realized that the base of the car was from a logging car, i lifted the one side apart where the tabs were missing to see it, and the log uprights are still underneith... i don't know if the seller knew it or not, but i'm gonna e-mail him today about it...

    i shoulda noticed something was off when i looked at the pictures on e-bay... you can see the rivets on the bottom of the car and when looking though the center hole you can see the floor peice....... (it's the bottom car in this picture)... but either way, even though it's not fully orgininal, it's made from origninal parts!

    i used a bit of glue to glue down the one side from lifting up, and it runs and looks good, thats all that matters


    edit: if you look at the picture, you can also see that the paint was scraped off the bottom tabs from when it was changed onto the new bottom peice

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