Another UTLX tank car release!

Frank Hodina has decided to release another UTLX tank car through Resin Car Works. Here’s Frank with the scoop.

It was a surprise when Rapido Trains announced the production of an HO scale Union Tank Car Company 10,000 gallon X-3 car with the 54-inch diameter dome. I never thought this car would be produced in plastic as there’s essentially only one paint scheme and one color, black.

This car was to be the first Resin Car Works release of 2022. I have all the parts in stock. The decal artwork is finished, and Tom Madden has been casting parts. I wasn’t sure what to do with the completed castings but figured we should issue the kit for those modelers who can’t wait.

Standard Steel Car Company builder photo

This latest kit includes the resin tank, frame, and detail parts, which includes an AB brake set. Additional details are:

  • Precision Scale Company brass tank car stanchions
  • Tichy K brake set
  • Turnbuckles and tank car detail parts
  • Tahoe Models 50-ton Andrews truck sideframes
  • Precision Design Company decals
  • Assorted wire and grab irons

This UTLX tank car is Kit 4.02 and are $65 each, plus shipping. I haven’t built this kit yet, but there’s little difference from Resin Car Works Kit 4.01. That was the UTLX X-3 car with the 60-inch diameter dome.

Also new is an HO scale chalk marks decal set. The set is $4 and only available with a kit order.

Visit the Resin Car Works Kits page for details and ordering information. We do not take kit orders via email. Please print out and complete the PDF order form on our website and send it in with your payment and shipping details. Please note the specific kit you need on your order.

Kits are now shipping via Priority Mail. Checks are not cashed until your kit order is mailed.

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