Resin Car Works has released a mini-kit to transform a plastic model into a classic Fruit Growers Express truss rod reefer. This is the mini-kit that was gifted at the recent RPM Chicagoland meet.
Update from Frank
I had Monday off so I thought I’d finish up a couple projects for upcoming Resin Car Works releases. Then I got a little carried away decaling cars that had been sitting around.
Besides all the newly decaled cars, you might notice a few projects in the upper right corner. Yup, that’s the SOO 50-foot auto box. Plus a couple of other fun projects, a C&IM coal gon and the side for a PM/C&O steel auto car. Hmmm, what will become of these?
What’s on your workbench?
George Toman shares an update on the latest Resin Car Works kits that are on his workbench. Here’s George with some details.
Two Resin Car Works Santa Fe Refrigerator Department Reefers (Kit 10.0) are nearing completion. One will have the round Preco fans as used on class RR-36 and -40 cars. The other model will get the Square Preco fans as used on RR-35 and -39 cars. That’s where the holes are on the left side near the side sill. I followed RCW basic construction instructions with a few changes as follows.