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    • December 3, 2018 11:23 AM EST
      • Spokane Valley, Washington St.
         
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      7/8 scale boxcab

      A friend gave me an Aristocraft Eggliner. Perfect bashing fodder. All I needed was the frame and motor block.

       

       

       

       

       

       

    • December 3, 2018 11:26 AM EST
      • Easton , Massachusetts
         
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      Smart looking unit !

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    • December 3, 2018 12:07 PM EST
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      That works! And I really like the red headlight casing.

    • December 3, 2018 3:47 PM EST
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      Sharp!

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    • December 3, 2018 7:07 PM EST
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      Dam,  That looks good.

      That little bit larger scale really lets the detail show!

    • December 3, 2018 9:21 PM EST
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      Here she is in the build stage with a 7/8 box car I built. I wanted to see how the size compared.

       

    • December 4, 2018 2:01 AM EST
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      No part of me would see "eggliner" and think "box cab."  I am as impressed by the creativity as I am by the craftsmanship.

    • December 4, 2018 12:38 PM EST
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      Nice job.  Ozark has a similar 1:20.3 boxcab which I have been drooling over . .

       

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    • December 5, 2018 8:28 AM EST
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      Another great project, John....  

       

      Love the "funkiness" of the set....  

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    • December 5, 2018 7:33 PM EST
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      I like the "low ride".

    • December 5, 2018 8:04 PM EST
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      That's what I have thought about building one of the Eggliners into! Nice job!

    • December 8, 2018 9:45 AM EST
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      Great job. 7/8's is so cool. I dare not even consider it.

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    • December 8, 2018 10:45 AM EST
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      Jon Radder said:

      Great job. 7/8's is so cool. I dare not even consider it.

       

       

       

       

       

      I only have one through truss bridge to replace on the layout. The other one has 1/2" of clearance on all sides. Lucked out there. 

      The replacement is a deck bridge that I'm moving from an abandoned section of the layout. 

      Now my buildings are all out of scale..................

    • December 8, 2018 10:59 AM EST
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      Great looking critters!

      When I upscaled to 7/8th I did have two bridges to change, but basically kept most of my 1:20 buildings in the background.  I have slowly built new 7/8th stations and stuff which reside next to the track.  Of course you can just run your 7/8th stuff and not worry about the scale of the buildings.

      This post was edited by Eric Schade at December 8, 2018 11:23 AM EST
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