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Project by htl posted 10-24-2018 07:08 PM 564 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got the Reading Hopper car up and running.
Just a quick fun build to go along with the Reading train.
I still need to build the tracks but already have the rails done so the hard parts already finished, just need to find a board long enough for all the cars and room for one or two more me thinks.

Tony and I traded out some plans and so will be building the Bob Cat using the Toys and Joys plans, and we’ll see how close I got to it when I built a scratch build of one awhile back.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs here on Lumber Jocks.. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729





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oldrivers

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#1 posted 10-24-2018 07:23 PM

Really nice, Congratulations!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#2 posted 10-24-2018 07:58 PM

gteat work

-- bambi

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#3 posted 10-24-2018 08:10 PM

Very Nice & Well Done!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be in the DARK! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 10-24-2018 08:15 PM

Both those car are very well done.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 10-24-2018 08:25 PM

I can hardly wait too see it all together will it be 4 foot long ? GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 10-24-2018 08:58 PM

That didn’t take long!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 10-24-2018 09:34 PM

Now the must have been a speed build Bruce; never the less; it’s still well and truly up to the mark of first class all the way down the tracks.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#8 posted 10-24-2018 10:00 PM

Very nice “hopper car”.
Your build is excellent.

I have been up close and personal with too many of the real ones. Our coal came in them when I operated boiler.
At -35F and down with a 35-40 MPH wind in the tunnel between the buildings; they were FUN!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#9 posted 10-25-2018 12:08 AM

The train is growing…......................

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 10-25-2018 03:14 AM

Another beautiful build. Can’t wait to see it all completed!

-- Matt R

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#11 posted 10-25-2018 05:11 AM

...you never fail.. nice work

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 10-25-2018 07:26 PM

Beautiful work!

Brian

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#13 posted 10-25-2018 08:59 PM

how are you planning on displaying the train when all completed?

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE, THEN FORCE IT TO FIT.

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htl

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#14 posted 10-25-2018 09:27 PM

Jason I’ll have to make room on the selves, but still need to make some more track but another cars will needed to come first.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs here on Lumber Jocks.. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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