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D ETAI L
S cale Model SD45s
HO Scale: A thearn. B achmann has
announced a "Bachmann-Plus" S D45. Rail Power Products (7283 N. Stagecoach Dr., Park City, UT 84060) makes an SD45 body with a hood the correct scale width (the hood on the Athearn model is about a scale foot too wide, to clear an earlier motor) . The body is designed to fit a slightly modi fied Athearn SD45 chassis, trucks and drive train parts. The body is designed to accept Athearn's SD45 handrails. Proto Power West, Overland Models and Hobby town also make chassis for the Rail Power Products body. N Scale: Kato and Con-Cor. o Scale: N one available, but some brass i mports have been offered by Overland Models.

W i ndows for the Rail Power S D45 B ody S hell :

American Model Builders, Inc., 1420 Handley Industrial Ct., St. Louis, MO
1 40 Windows for Rail Power S D45 $3.95

25-Cab i n terior

Keystone Locomotive Works, P.O. Box J, PuJltney, NY 1 4874:

$9.98/set

6 3144:

Overland Models, Inc., 3 808 W. Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304:
3-90 1 0 9-9708 9-9708 1 0-9250 1 1 -9275 1 4-935 1 1 7-9 1 5 0 2 1 -9327 23-9400 24-9550 $3.20 ea. Air horn Walkway(ditch)lights 6.55/6 D itch l ights 6.55/6 Fuel sight glass 2 . 95 ea. Headlight 2.05 ea. M u hoses(set o f 4) 6.75/4 sets Coupler l i ft bar 1 . 7512 M irrors(wind deflectors) 2.50/4 Sand filler hatch 3 .50/2 Snowplow(modified) 8.85 ea.

C al-Scale(division of Bowser Mfg. Co., Inc.), 2 1 Howard St., Montoursville, PA 17754-0322:
1 -320 Air hoses $ 1 . 85/2 sets 2-4 1 9 W indshield wipers 3.50/2 pr. 3-420 Air horn 4.95 ea. 2.50/ set 4-43 1 Fuel fil lers 5-432 Fuel fil ter set 2.50/set 6-437 Cab sunshade 3.95/pr.

C annon & Company, 3947 Freedom Blvd., Aptos, CA 95003:
7 -1 1 04 Low hood with brake wheel $6.95 ea. 8- 1 502 Cab with separate doors 5.95 ea.

Precision Scale, 3 961 Highway 9 3 North, Stevensville, MT 5 9870:
1 -39 1 1 8 Air hoses $ 1 . 501 1 0 2-3968 Windshield wipers 1 .25/4 3-39084 Air horn 2.75 ea. 4-39080 Fuel filler 1 .00/4 6-39087 Cab sunshades 2.25/4 9-39072 S tep(d i tch) l ights 1 .50/6 1 1-3933 Headl ight 2.50/2 1 3-39059 M u hoses(4) 1 .75/4 1 8-48277- 1 l i ft rings(eyebolts) 2 . 25/ 1 2 1 9-48237 Chain 2.501 1 0 i n . 22-4968 .0 1 2- inch-diameter wire 1 .75/6 24-39062 S nowplow (modified) 3 .00 ea. 26-3935 S hOlt handrail stanchions 3 .25120 26-3937 End handrail stanchions 2 .00/8 26-39073 Extended height handrail stanchions 3 . 25/20

P aint
E L Grey: B adger Accu-Flex 4 8 ,
Scalecoat 4 1 , a mixture o f 8 0 % Floq u i l 1 1 0 1 67 UP Harbor M i st Grey Engine B lack and 20% 1 1 00 1 1 Reefer White, or a mixture of 95 % Polly S 5000 1 2 Equipment Grey and 5 % 4 1 00 1 0 B l ack. EL Yellow: B adger Accu-Flex 24, Scalecoat 42, a mixture of 80% Floq u i l 1 1 003 1 Reefer Yell ow a n d 20% 1 1 0 1 80 WC Gold, or a mixture of 9 5 % Polly S 500202 Marker Yellow and 5 % 4 1 00 1 1 Reefer White. EL Maroon: B adger Accu-Flex 34, Scalecoat 43, a mixture of 80% Floq u i l 1 1 0282 WC Maroon and 20% 1 1 00 1 1 Reefer White, or a m ixture of 85% 4 1 0025 Tuscan Red and 1 5% 4 1 0020 Caboose Red.

C ustom Finishing, 379 Tulley Rd., Orange, MA 0 1364:
$3.69 ea. 3 -22 1 Air horns 9-1 1 2 Ground(running)lights 3.09/2 2 .09/2 1 0-226 Fuel sight glass

D etail Associates, Box 5357, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403:
1 -6206 Air hoses $ 1 .25/6 3- 1 60 1 Air horn 1 .75/2 4-3 1 02 Fuel tank fittings (fi llers) 1 .00/2 6- 1 30 1 Cab sunshade 1 .5 0/6 1 .00/2 1 1 - 1 023 Headlight 1 .5 0/2 1 2-1 404 Drop steps 1 .25/2 1 3- 1 506 M u stand 2.00/ 1 6 1 4- 1 508 Mu hoses 1 . 1 01 1 2 1 5-1 703 Marker l ight lenses 2.50/48 1 6-2202 Grabirons 2.751 1 0 1 7-2205 Coupler l ift bar 1 8-2206 Lift rings(eyebolts) 3.00/36 1 9-22 1 0 Chain 2.25/ 1 2 i n . 20-22 1 7 Curved grabirons 1 .50/3 2 1 -2304 Wind deflectors 2.50/3 pr. 22-2504 . 0 1 2-inch-diameter wire (handrails) 2 .5 0/ 1 0 23-300 1 S and fil l er hatch 1 .00/4

Decals
HO Scale: M icroscale 87- 1 6 , Champ
EH 1 93 or Herald King L24. N S cale: M icroscale 60- 1 6 or Northeast EL-02. o S cale: C hamp E 1 93.

A-Line, Box 7 916, LaVerne, CA
9 1750:

2-29200 Windshield wipers $ 1 . 85/8 6-292 1 0 Cab sunshades 1 .95/ 3 pr.

O ne-Deta i 1 -At-A Ti m e ( HO Scale)
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S tep-by-step instructions on how to install many of these detail parts appeared in the June 1989 issue of " The JournaJ." T hat article is also reprinted in the book Tuning & Upgrading A thearn Locomotives. An article on how to disassemble an Athearn chassis to install a Rail Power Products frame and body and how to i n stall the handrails and details on the body appeared in the October 1994 issue.
P AGE 24

S mokey Valley Railroad Products, P.O. Box 339, Plantersville, MS
3 8862:

Details West, P.O. Box Hacienda Heights, CA
3 -1 90 4- 1 66 5- 1 39 6- 1 88 9- 1 72 1 4-22 1 23-2 0 1 24-206

5 132, 9 1 745:

$2.50 ea. Air horn Fuel fil ler 1 .00/4 Fuel filter set l .OO/set Cab sunshade 1 .80/4 Ditch l ights 1 .25/8 1 .95/2 Mu hoses Sand fil ler hatch S nowplow(modified) $ 1 .50 ea.

22126-42 Preformed handrail and stanchion kit $ 1 5 .95

Ordering Information: A l l of these
parts are available to any hobby dealer, so your dealer can order for you. If you must order direct, order the ful l package quantities shown, and i nc lude $5 . 00 per order for postage or UPS and handling.

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