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NYC 50-foot, drop-bottom gondola

Jerry Hamsmith has been working with a group of modelers and each member is building a Resin Car Works NYC gondola kit. He sent notes and photos covering the work so far.

When Resin Car Works released this kit, I was intrigued by Frank Hodina’s comment of how easy the build was. I suggested to some friends that we all purchase the kit for a virtual group build. I had three takers, so four of us planned to build along with each other and share our progress via text and email. Group members had different levels of resin kit building experience and I had hoped everyone would work together and make the build enjoyable for all. I believe this happened.

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