As winter loosens its grip, several railroad prototype modeler events are on the RPM event calendar in the weeks and months ahead.Continue reading RPM updates!
George Toman wrapped up an Illinois Central HO scale boxcar and filed a report. George started with a mini-kit that was given to many RPM Chicagoland registrants. The parts are seen in the lead image. Here’s George with the details.
Each year at the RPM Chicagoland meet the first 100 registrants receive a mini-kit gift. The 2019 mini-kit prototype was an Illinois Central single-sheathed boxcar from the 16000-16975 series. The mini-kit included a set of resin parts and proper decals along with a list of other recommend parts. I always enjoy receiving mine and look forward for ways to improve upon the basic kit and instructions to build a more accurate model.Continue reading Another take on the RPM Chicagoland IC mini-kit
There have been a few developments for HO scale freight car builders. Let’s review the news and catch everyone up.Continue reading Hobby news