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[DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-25 14:45:15
Re: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Galen Coupe glcmtz@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-27 02:23:21
Re: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-28 10:21:33
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From: Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-10-25 14:45:15
Subject: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC

Sorry if this seems obvious, but I can't access any of my resources on this topic at present... Question is about the single-trailer flat cars such as the DRGW used on the Railblazer. I'm not referring to the Front Runners. Does anyone have a number range on these? Walthers and others make models of cars in this class, and I'm checking to see how accurate they are.

Basically, I have Front runners on my layout, but their reliability is disappointing. Keeping lightweight 4-wheel cars on the rail has proven problematic, no matter how much I weight them. I'm looking to replace them with conventional flats, as seen in this photo:
http://actionroad.net/Misc/SPLCO/Railblazer2.JPG

(Trust me. Sorry they are so small in the photo, but there are several on that train.)

Thanks,
Jim Griffin


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