HO Scale: X38 Box Car Released

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Funaro & Camerlengo has released two resin kits of the PRR X38 box car.  The X38 was a  50'-6" riveted steel box car with d ouble doors over a 14'6" opening (7' & 7'6"),  10 panel sides (4 to left and 6 to right of door),  5/5 dreadnaught ends, and equipped with racks for auto parts. Five hundred were...
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HO Scale: PRR X37B Box Car Released

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Funaro & Camerlengo has released the PRR X37 B box car as a resin kit. The X37 B was a 40' double-door steel box car built by the PRR in 1940. The cars featured 5/5 dreadnaught ends, 9 panel sides (4 to left, 5 to right of door), straig...
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HO Scale: PRR F28 Flat Car Released

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Funaro & Camerlengo  has released the PRR F28 depressed center flat car as a resin kit. The PRR built two of these 52'6" cars, 435491 and 435492, with 2F-F1 six-wheel trucks in 1927. The cars lasted beyond the PRR in 1968. The cars...
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Follow The Build: The X26 and X26c, Part 3

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Work continues with my seven car effort on the current PRR Pro project -- X26 series box cars. Above is a view of my mass production line! Grabs, grabs, and more grabs! That's the topic for this post. The Funaro & Camerlengo resin kits include br...
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Follow The Build: The X26 and X26c, Part 2

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Like any resin kit, there is a lot of flash to be cleaned off of the sprues from molding. The instructions suggest doing all of the flash cleanup at once, but I deferred, doing only what I immediately needed. With seven kits in progress concurrently,...
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