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HO scale [1:87] This is a series of Ballast gates and solar panels and roofs for converting hoppers to ballast duty cars, description of the series below. Available in sets for 2 or 4 cars or 6 gates for 3 bay hoppers
Part #1 Manual/Automatic Miner type Ballast Gate 6ft ( long version--6’-1” actual) type as used on Herzog, UP, Thrall Coal Gondola version
Part #2 Manual/Automatic Miner type Ballast Gate 4ft (short version--3’-10”actual) version as used by CSX, Herzog, ATSF, IC
Part #3 Manual Morrison-Knudsen (M-K) ballast car gate—PS-1 covered hopper conversion and some three bay coal cars (equivalent to Eastern Car Works M-K Ballast door kit now long out of production) Model is available with and without hopper end covers.
Part #4 Ballast Train Solar Panel Set (fine detail add-on)—used to convert manual operation ballast cars to electric push button or Radio Controlled Service as used by Herzog, CSX, BNSF and others.
Part #5a Ballst car end roofs 4' long
Part #5a V2 Ballast car roof ends with no rivets and a slightly lower profile, 4' long.
Part #5b Ballast car end roofs 2'9" long
Part #5b V2 Ballast car roof ends with no rivets and a slightly lower profile, 2'9" long.
Important - please look at "whats in the box" to be sure of what you are purchasing, pictures may include items that are not included for sale. If you are in any way unsure please ask before buying.