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    • July 8, 2018 2:42 PM EDT
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      Super-detailed Aristo Bulkhead REA flat

      I picked this up at ECLSTS and decided it really doesn't fit with my 1:20 EBT rolling stock.  It was beautifully detailed and painted by Jim's Model Trains in Pittsburgh (I think.)  $75 plus shipping.

       

       

       

       

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    • July 9, 2018 6:08 PM EDT
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      You notice that the flat car has brake wheels on both ends...remove one, as two on the car is NOT prototypical.  Keep the second as a spare, as they are easily broken.

          Current, realistic price, except if a dedicated collector wants it, would be around $30...I just sold several of them...

        Fr.Fred

      This post was edited by Fred Mills. at July 9, 2018 6:13 PM EDT
    • July 10, 2018 9:47 AM EDT
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      Current, realistic price,

      Thank you Fred.  I doubt you'd get the super-detailed load and paint job on an off-the-shelf model!  Someone put in a lot of work on that car.

       

      And it is RR independent, as REA cars ran on many roads.  [Disclosure: I am fully aware that REA never had any bulkhead flats!]

       

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    • July 11, 2018 9:08 PM EDT
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      Pete Thornton said:

      I picked this up at ECLSTS and decided it really doesn't fit with my 1:20 EBT rolling stock.  It was beautifully detailed and painted by Jim's Model Trains in Pittsburgh (I think.)  $75 plus shipping.

       

       

       

       

       

          As I tell my kids (and myself, especially!) when a good thing takes a wrong turn, "Let's just start over."

       

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    • July 17, 2018 5:03 PM EDT
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      Sold (in less than 1/2 day on FB)

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        Pete

    • July 17, 2018 5:04 PM EDT
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      Congrats

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • July 17, 2018 5:50 PM EDT
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         Atta boy!

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