MOW Caboose SL-SF 101166

Discussion in 'MOW Equipment' started by gjslsffan, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member Staff Member

    Got this Hallmark Caboose, it had some damage, needed to be re-soldered in a few places. Fortunately, I got it pretty reasonable. Anyway painted it up Silver, Gloss coated it, added the decals, dull-coated put some chalks on it dull-coated again. Learned a few things on this like, I need the 250 Watt soldering capacity, the 100 Watt is just not enough Wattage to do the heavier brass parts. Biggest pain was adding the glazing especially to the cupola. I still need a MOW Gondola for this train, it's getting long enough now gonna have to find a track to hold it now. I might have another place to lay another few feet of track on this outfit.
    Thanks for stopping by.

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  2. William Jackson

    William Jackson Bill Jackson

    Really neat, you know I like that kinda stuff. Course I'm sure you know the Memphis Wrecker had a similar caboose. I am not sure when the Silver came to being, it was on the Tie Gang, when I started. The camp and tie down cars along with the wreckers and my favortte the Diner. Great Job.
  3. meteor910

    meteor910 2009 Engineer of the Year Staff Member Supporter

  4. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporter

    I like it Tom.

  5. Jim James

    Jim James Staff Member Staff Member

    Nice job! I bet it feels heavy. I really like the paint job and marker lamp brackets.
  6. Tom, I just noticed your post for the caboose-very nice, indeed! Where did you find the yellow backed herald? Larry
  7. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member Staff Member

    Thanks Larry, and everyone else.
    That decals is on Microscale 87-85
  8. Sirfoldalot

    Sirfoldalot Supporter Supporter

    Another fine production from the shops of HOLLEY ENTERPRISES !

  9. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member Staff Member

    Thanks Sherrel,
    Nice to hear from you. Hope you are feeling better!

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