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[DRGW] HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question stone.jim1@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-02 21:56:29
[DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question jimfitch3@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-02 22:09:55
Re: [DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question Jim Stone stone.jim1@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-02 16:49:21
Re: [DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question johntudek@ymail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-03 01:27:48
Re: [DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question jimfitch3@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-03 02:54:19
Re: [DRGW] HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-02 22:06:18
[DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question James Petro jpetro328@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-03-03 18:02:19
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From: Jim Stone stone.jim1@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-03-02 16:49:21
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Re: HO scale D&RGW hopper cars question

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Thanks, Jim. I suspected that. Let's see if we get confirmation from Mr.
Eager.




On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 3:09 PM, jimfitch3@gmail.c... [DRGW] <
DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:

>
>
> Jim,
>
>
> I believe (and Jim Eager can confirm) that those Athearn 3-bay hoppers ar=
e
> foobies (i.e. fantasy models). Of course there is always "caveat emptor"
> when buying HO models because there are a lot of fantasy models out there=
.
> To aid myself some 9 or 10 years ago, I created a list of HO freight car
> models I checked against Jim Eagers color guide and have posted it here o=
n
> the Atlas Rescue Forums:
>
>
> http://atlasrescueforum.proboards.com/thread/5232/ho-
> guide-rio-grande-models
>
>
> That list includes HO models which are fairly close matches with notes -
> in some cases there are noted differences. Jim reviewed the list some
> years back and I incorporated edits. It's a bit out of date since more
> models have been produced since then so I am slowly revising it. Of cour=
se
> if anyone wishes to suggest additions or changes, please let me know.
> Hopefully that helps.
>
>
> Cheers, Jim Fitch
>
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that those Athearn 3-bay hoppers are foobies (i.e. fantasy models).=C2=A0 =
Of course there is always &quot;caveat emptor&quot; when buying HO models b=
ecause there are a lot of fantasy models out there.=C2=A0 To aid myself som=
e 9 or 10 years ago, I created a list of HO freight car models I checked ag=
ainst Jim Eagers color guide and have posted it here on the Atlas Rescue Fo=
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t&#39;s a bit out of date since more models have been produced since then s=
o I am slowly revising it.=C2=A0 Of course if anyone wishes to suggest addi=
tions or changes, please let me know.=C2=A0 Hopefully that helps.</p><p><br=
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