1925 Ingersoll Rand Boxcab in N scale?
I have struck up an email thread with a designer on Shapeways. He has designed a boxcab for multiple scales from TT to On30 scales. However, he doesn't offer anything in N scale, yet. We are emailing back and forth about him re-scaling his designs for N scale and fitting a currently available chassis. He is interested and had this idea on the back burner.
Two questions have come up which I thought I would throw out here for cussing and discussing.
If he designed it for N scale, which chassis should it be designed for? I recommended the N scale Bachmann DCC GE 44 ton chassis. According to MR it will move 12 free rolling cars on a level surface. I am not positive if this is the correct wheelbase and size for a boxcab, but I think it is very close. Any other suggestions?
The second question from him was, "Do you think there is an interest in this boxcab shell among N scalers? Here is your chance to give your 2 cents worth.
I would like to see an Ingersoll Rand 1925 Boxcab available in N scale. I know I would buy 2. What about you?
N scale 1900-1930 California Mountain railroading. (looking for a boxcab to operate on a wooden pier in a port.)
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