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UTLX Class X-3 10K gallon tank car

Eric Hansmann picked up a Resin Car Works HO scale UTLX tank car kit at RPM Chicagoland and built it to kick off a new year. Here are his notes.

I decided to push my kit building skills forward by building my first resin tank car kit. After building several box cars, gondolas, and flat cars, I thought a tank car should be added to my 1926 fleet. The image above illustrates the main kit components, including the decals along the right side of the photo.

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The next Resin Car Works kit will be….

UTLX took delivery of 1000 cars built as AC&F lot 89A in 1923. Photo from Frank Hodina Collection.
UTLX took delivery of 1000 cars built as AC&F lot 89A in 1923. Photo from Frank Hodina Collection.

Coming soon, an HO scale UTLX 10,000 gallon, X-3 tank car!

The Resin Car Works minions have been working to produce the next kit in time for the upcoming RPM Chicagoland meet, October 20-22 in Lisle, IL. This is an all new HO scale resin freight car kit that can represent nearly 13,000 prototype tank cars. A limited number of kits will be for sale at RPM Chicagoland. We will accept mail orders after the event.

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