Jerry Hamsmith and his group share an alternative AB brake system installation for the Resin Car Works NYC gondola kit.
Two of the group members decided to do the extra work to follow the AB drawings that were part of the NYCHS shared material. See the Kit Extras instruction files on the RCW website for all of these drawings.
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Here’s part two from Jerry Hamsmith and his group building this recent Resin Car Works kit.
The AB brake system for this car is if nothing else, interesting. The drawings for the New York Central gondola, provided by the NYCHS, show a number of additions to the normal brake rod arrangement. The original drop doors required them to not be the normal straight line connections. Additionally, the reservoir and the control valve are next to each other on the same side of the car. This was likely due to the most convenient arrangement when converting from the original K brake system.
Continue reading NYC 50-foot, drop-bottom gondola, part 2
Due to popular demand, our Milwaukee composite gondola kit (15.0) is available again. Kit details and ordering info can be found on the Kits page of our website. Quantities are limited.
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Resin Car Works has a new HO scale kit; a New York Central 50-foot steel gondola. This kit features a one-piece carbody to ease assembly and includes several detail parts. The model reflects the cars rebuilt with Lot 591-G cars rebuilt with wood floors.
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