Rapido's PM USRA Double-Sheathed Boxcar

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Rapido's PM USRA Double-Sheathed Boxcar

Unread post by fmilhaupt »

'been kinda quiet around here this summer, so here's a picture of the newly-released Rapido Trains USRA boxcar.


The detailing is exceptional- it even has the correct Carmer coupler lift levers. My only comment would be that the red strikes me as a bit bright. A little bit of weathering will correct that, though.

The PM sold off a lot of these cars before WW2, retired another bunch, converted a number to double-door cars, and the C&O had a number in company service into the 1970s. They weren't very common in revenue service after the war, though.
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Re: Rapido's PM USRA Double-Sheathed Boxcar

Unread post by SD80MAC »

Thanks for the review. I’ve not been able to find the singles for sale much, just the 4 packs.
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