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Project by GR8HUNTER posted 03-31-2020 08:57 PM 794 views 1 time favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

now I just have the caboose

another T&J;s plan this is passenger car for train Woods used were red oak red cedar and walnut Took 16 hours to make this car I choose not to glue the roof down as you can take it off and on now I’m working on the caboose :<))

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





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lew

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#1 posted 03-31-2020 09:12 PM

That’s really cool, Tony!

At Christmas, 1964, my cousin and I road the train from Memphis TN- we were there going to school in the Navy- to Harrisburg PA. We had to change trains in Effingham IL to head east to PA. Because of all of the military folks on leave, the PRR had pulled cars out of storage. The one we got on looked an awful lot like yours! The seats didn’t lean back- they flipped facing forward or aft. The pull down shades had patent sates of 1893. There wasn’t any heat in the car. The engine broke down somewhere around Fort Wayne. Took a long time to get home that year!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 03-31-2020 09:12 PM

:) Superb Tony! What material did you used for as substrate bolow the tracks and what glue did you used to do this

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pottz

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#3 posted 03-31-2020 09:23 PM

wow looks like someone has been busy during there shelter in place time out from life.nice work buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 03-31-2020 09:28 PM



:) Superb Tony! What material did you used for as substrate bolow the tracks and what glue did you used to do this

- Dutchy


walnut for bottom a mix of titebond2 and 2P-10 Super glue medium

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

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PaulDoug

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#5 posted 03-31-2020 09:32 PM

Awesome build!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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htl

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#6 posted 03-31-2020 09:38 PM

Super nice job Tony!!!!
I love building the train cars, the caboose was my first try at one and of course once I built it I just had to build some more.
Again great work and can’t wait to see your other cars.

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mdzehr

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#7 posted 03-31-2020 09:52 PM

Wow Tony! You are amazing, er I mean GR8!!! Shelter in place doesn’t have to be all bad. Love your attention to detail.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 03-31-2020 09:56 PM

beautiful, you’re lumber combo is perfect
Lover the figured bottom

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Dave Polaschek

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#9 posted 03-31-2020 11:07 PM

Awesome choo-choo you’ve got going, Tony! Just be careful, there’s a giant chop saw gonna cut the whole train in half! ;-)

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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GR8HUNTER

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#10 posted 03-31-2020 11:10 PM

thanks all for the very nice comments i really do appreciate it :<))))

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#11 posted 03-31-2020 11:12 PM

Very impressive GR8 (can’t call you slack)... Sorry to digress from the car, but those bloody tracks look bloody good!

Topped off with the loco it’s building into a decent train collection.

FAIW, this is what you’re up for if you go through the full T&J and Gatto collection,

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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GR8HUNTER

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#12 posted 03-31-2020 11:22 PM



Very impressive GR8 (can t call you slack)... Sorry to digress from the car, but those bloody tracks look bloody good!

Topped off with the loco it s building into a decent train collection.

FAIW, this is what you re up for if you go through the full T&J and Gatto collection,

- LittleBlackDuck


just the caboose yet I built 4 feet of track for them 4 cars and still have to add more track :<(((((

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

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#13 posted 04-01-2020 12:21 AM

Another one outa the park; Tony.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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jeffswildwood

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#14 posted 04-01-2020 12:23 AM

Tony, you are just so good that that modeling stuff.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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LittleBlackDuck

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#15 posted 04-01-2020 12:25 AM


.... I built 4 feet of track for them 4 cars…
- GR8HUNTER

You’ve just redeemed the slack tag… Where’s the blog about the tracks?

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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