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PC: Re: HO passenger modeling & Bob Ried

IHC makes a cheap, simple adapter to allow the use of centered-mount trucks
on these cars.  It is a plastic glue-on part that centers the hole and
overlaps the mount pad for the original truck.  Central Hobby SUpply has
some in stock (315) 437-6630 and you can mail order some there to get

bill k.

> From: Garrett Rea <glrea -AT- earthlink.net>
> To: Penn Central <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
> Subject: PC: HO passenger modeling & Bob Ried
> Date: Saturday, December 19, 1998 7:43 PM
> Gentlemen:
> I have a good passenger train coming along, but want to improve the
> performance of the IHC/ConCorr cars I run.  Our club has an L&N passenger
> train with Rivarossi cars w/body mounted couplers (kadee) that gives no
> trouble.  I used the "talgo" McHenry and the train will split at
> in modules.  Should I go body mount couplers (30-36" radius curves) and
> there a better truck for IHC that is not so "squat" but with the IHC
> mounting?  I am using body mount kadees and Roundhouse trucks on the E &
> valley car that I am building now, and plan to do so on the next one
> (combine) so this may be the way to go.

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