Re: [z_scale] FA-1 shell and painting Micro Trains F-7
- Harald Freudenreich makes/ (made? discontinued?) a CNW commuter set using
the Micro-Trains f7 shell.
>From: "scott" <clockdragger2000@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [z_scale] FA-1 shell and painting Micro Trains F-7
>Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2003 00:50:13 -0000
>OK maybe I can't get a PA-1 shell for the Micro Trains F-7. If
>somebody brings out a snap-on FA-1 shell I'd be happy. I'd like to
>model the 1947 American Freedom Train (yes you young whippersnappers,
>there was one before the 1976 version!)
>Also I want to base my layout on the railroads of my hometown when I
>was young. So that means Milwaukee Road, Chicago Nothwestern and
>Green Bay&Western. Id like to re-paint 2 Micro Train F-7's in CNW and
>Milw Road colors, Were there any articles on painting this loco in
>back issues of Z-Track magazine? For the Green bay&Western this will
>be a bit tougher as they were a pure Alco railroad in the 70's.
>BTW over on our favorite auction site someone is selling a Rogue
>Locomotive Works GP38 shell. He had it listed for a 9 day auction.
>The guy knows what he is doing to us, the Pavlov's dog experiment!
>Sit, heel, roll over, drool, BARK! (Bucks! Bucks! Bucks!) I hope the
>winner plans on being a Z-pal and will make castings from it to sell
>to the rest of us:)
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- FR also made a Southern Pacific commuter set with an MT F7 painted in the
bloody nose paint scheme. The CNW version was very attractive!
In a message dated 4/5/03 9:42:03 PM, ehayes24@... writes:
>Ztrack Magazine, Ltd.
> Harald Freudenreich makes/ (made? Discontinued?) a CNW commuter set using
> the Micro-Trains f7 shell.
6142 Northcliff Blvd.
Dublin, OH 43016
Phone/Fax (614) 764-1703
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