The purpose of this session is to add detail to
the basic form of the boxcar built in Part 1. When Part 2 has been completed,
the car should be ready for A/P Judging.
Participation in these sessions do not guarantee the car will earn the minimum
87 ½ points needed to earn a merit award. The quality of workmanship, detail
and adherence to NMRA requirements will determine if the car will earn a merit
The next step is to add grab irons, stirrups,
ladders, roof walks, corner braces (if desired), brake details, paint, decals,
an exposed load of your choice through an open door, adding debris (if empty),
staining the floor if desired and weathering.
on the the diagrams below for full size image of suggested placement of detail parts. Add the decals of
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