Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Robert Ray and 2006
- I would be interested in the sliding door
boxcars......hope to see them soon. Thanks
--- Robert Ray <pray59@...> wrote:
> Haha! There are several projects planned, but like__________________________________________________
> always, plans seem
> to change. As you might already know, I build the
> stuff I want for my
> own modeling efforts, and if enough interest is
> there to justify
> writing instructions, (my most unfavorite task) I
> make it a kit in my
> spare time.
> Only about 50% of my projects ever see the internet,
> and maybe 5% have
> been made into kits. Some weeks I can come up with 3
> or 4 different
> models, and others I take 2 months on.
> Here is something I have been fooling with for the
> last couple months,
> it's 2 pages to see the curent status, but still not
> Obviously, there's no market for these things,
> otherwise Miller
> Engineering would still be offering them, but they
> were gone before I
> got into Z Scale.
> Here is something else I wanted, a steam era train,
> crossing a wooden
> trestle, with a Northern Pacific locomotive, NP
> cars, and an NP
> caboose. As always, if you want it you make it.
> I had planned on making this car into a kit, but I
> am not sure there
> is much interest. The doors really slide opened and
> closed. Either
> way, I am going to build about 20 of them, and keep
> them to my head :)
> I'm also going to make me a bunch of different
> tenders, as I Northern
> Pacificize all my Marklin steamers. It's pretty easy
> to make a tender.
> Here are a couple I did so far. The latter one now
> has the Lenz Power
> 1 module inside, and the tender is still smaller
> than a Marklin tender:
> Here's how they look unpainted, to see how easy they
> go together:
> I built some modern stucco homes that I want to do
> in kit form someday:
> As well as some small trackside outbuildings. Some
> of the guys on this
> list have these already, but I did not get around to
> instructions yet, so for now they are just a
> I also have 5 different window and cupola variations
> of NP 24' wood
> cabooses, as well as 2 versions of NYC 30' caboose.
> I have 4 different
> Centerbeam Car versions, flat cars, a 48,000 gallon
> water tower,
> speeder shed, fuel shed, and a few cool conversions
> for Miller
> Engineering brass brick buildings too. Lots of stuff
> i never got
> around to posting on the web.
> Oh.. I gotta run out to the garage, I got an idea
> for 2006's new kit.
> -Robert :)
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