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Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Robert Ray and 2006

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  • Bill Bird
    I would be interested in the sliding door boxcars......hope to see them soon. Thanks ... __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!?
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 21, 2005
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      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
      > finished:
      >
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/page933.htm>
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/page933b.htm>
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p930b.jpg>
      >
      > 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 :)
      >
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/page929.htm>
      >
      > 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:
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p925d.jpg>
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p927c.jpg>
      >
      > Here's how they look unpainted, to see how easy they
      > go together:
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p925a.jpg>
      >
      > I built some modern stucco homes that I want to do
      > in kit form someday:
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p924g.jpg>
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p924f.jpg>
      >
      > As well as some small trackside outbuildings. Some
      > of the guys on this
      > list have these already, but I did not get around to
      > writing
      > instructions yet, so for now they are just a
      > project:
      >
      > <http://raybob.boche.net/projects/images/p916b.jpg>
      >
      > 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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