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PROTOTYPE PHOTOS FROM DALE JENKINS COLLECTION.
Thanks also go to Mark Barnett and Mike Fortney!!
"Mike, Dale and Mark, it's all your fault."
THIS IS OUR FIRST CABOOSE KIT THAT INCLUDES DECALS!!!

WE ARE PROUD TO BE WORKING WITH
RAIL GRAPHICS WHO WILL
BE PROVIDING DECALS FOR THIS AND FUTURE KITS.
AT LEFT IS THE DECAL SET,
SHOWN ON A BLACK
BACKGROUND.

THE PRODUCTION SETS
WILL BE  WHITE
LETTERING ON
STANDARD DECAL PAPER.
ANNOUNCING OUR MOST DETAILED CABOOSE KIT YET!!
FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE ARE INCLUDING OUR OWN CAST RESIN DETAILS!!

THIS KIT INCLUDES OUR OWN CAST RESIN BAY WINDOWS, UNDERFRAME, END PLATFORMS WITH STEPS
AND CABOOSE TRUCK LEAF SPRINGS TO MODIFY THE TICHY HEAVY DUTY ARCHBAR
TRUCK #3002 (not included)TO A CABOOSE TRUCK.

ALSO INCLUDED ARE LASER CUT LADDERS, BRAKE WHEELS,  PLATFORM SPLASH GUARDS AND ALL
THAT YOU HAVE COME TO EXPECT FROM LASERKIT!!!
SEVERAL EXAMPLES OF THE PROTOTYPE(S) FOR
OUR KIT MAY BE SEEN HERE. FURTHER PROTOTYPE
INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED TO THIS PAGE.
HERE ARE SEVERAL VIEWS SHOWING THE KIT AND SOME OF ITS FEATURES,
INCLUDING THE CAST RESIN BAY WINDOW, THE RESIN LEAF SPRING INSERTS AND THE
PROTOTYPICALLY CORRECT, LASER CUT END LADDERS.
WE INCLUDE A NUMBER OF EXTRA SMALL
PARTS, SUCH AS THE "FIFTH" LEAF SPRING SHOWN ABOVE, JUST IN CASE YOU 
NEED A SPARE.
THESE PHOTOS SHOW HOW THE END LADDERS ARE BUILT FROM LASER CUT SIDE RAILS AND SUPPLIED BRASS WIRE.
THE PARTS SHEET  INCLUDES
AN ASSEMBLY JIG TO AID IN CONSTRUCTION.
THE RECTANGULAR CUT OUTS ALLOW YOU TO APPLY A SMALL DROP OF CA CEMENT TO HOLD THE RUNGS IN PLACE WITHOUT GLUING THE LADDER TO THE JIG.
NOW, ALL OF OUR CABOOSE KITS WILL INCLUDE OUR OWN CAST
RESIN UNDERFRAME AND END PLATFORMS WITH STEPS.

THE PHOTO AT BELOW SHOWS THE NEW UNDERFRAME IN PLACE AND
OUR CABOOSE LEAF SPRINGS USED TO MODIFY THE TICHY TRUCKS.

NOTE ALSO, OUR NEW COUPLER POCKET PARTS THAT INCLUDES
DRAFT GEAR DETAIL, CARRIER IRON AND MORE!
WE NOTICED ON ONE PROTOTYPE PHOTO, THAT THE CAR WEIGHT DATA WAS HAND STENCILED ON THE CABOOSE, WE HAVE PROVIDED DECALS ACCORDINGLY.
(See Bottom Of Sheet.)
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KIT CONTENTS AND PRICING
THE KIT INCLUDES ALL OF THE NECESSARY WOOD PARTS AS SHOWN ABOVE, OUR
NEW CAST RESIN UNDERFRAME, AND END PLATFORMS WITH STEPS, CAST RESIN
BAY WINDOWS AND LEAF SPRINGS, .015 DIA., BRASS WIRE FOR PLATFORM RAILINGS, GLAZING, WINDOW/DOOR SCREENS, END LADDERS, ROOFING MATERIAL, CAST
METAL SMOKEJACK, LASER CUT ACRYLIC COUPLER POCKET AND BODY BOLSTER
SHIMS TO RAISE THE CABOOSE BODY TO PROTOTYPE HEIGHT.
THE PRINTED INSTRUCTIONS IN THE KIT CONTAINS A LIST OF OTHER
MANUFACTURER'S ITEMS NEEDED TO DETAIL THE MODEL TO THE LEVEL
YOU WANT.

SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $44.95
DECALS, AVAILABLE SEPARATELY, ARE $2.75/SET.
THIS WEB PAGE  UPDATED 02-19-05
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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN  THE
"BUY WAR BONDS SHIELD" DECALS FOR YOUR ITC #74 IN
HO SCALE, 
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FURTHER INFORMATION.
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CABOOSE KIT IMAGES - HIGH RES
Tichy Train Group
Heavy Duty Archbar
Truck-Part #3002
SHOWN BELOW IS A FINISHED END
PLATFORM. NOTE LASER CUT BRAKEWHEEL!
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