Re: [Z_Scale] Prototypical use of MTL Gunderson CSX runner pack?
- Malcom, I made a Maxi III using MTL's Huskys. I just followed Mike Skibbe's
directions. In regards to the colors, I think the one on the FR has the
weathered look, whereas the one on MTL is the brand new car look. Here is
the link to Mike's conversion.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Malcolm Cleaveland" <mcleavel@...>
Sent: Friday, July 31, 2009 10:35 AM
Subject: [Z_Scale] Prototypical use of MTL Gunderson CSX runner pack?
> Recently MTL released a 4 unit runner pack of CSX Gunderson Husky
> Stacks. Although the road numbers indicated that the 4 should form 2
> drawbarred units (xxxxxA, xxxxxB, yyyyyA, yyyyyB), this is definitely not
> prototypical. Apparently CSX has never had stand-alone Gundersons, but
> does have Maxi-IIIs (5 units drawbarred, with 4 of 6 trucks shared. Has
> anyone contemplated converting the unprototypical individual units into a
> Maxi-III? I have another CSX unit that I could use to make the 5th part.
> While I'm at it, the Freudenreich Maxi-III has a much lighter shade of
> blue. Which is correct? Or has CSX changed its colors?
> -- Malcolm Z
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