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American Model Builders - 632 - Hand Car Shed - Undecorated

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N Scale - American Model Builders - 632 - Hand Car Shed - Undecorated
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Stock Number632
Original Retail Price$24.95
BrandAmerican Model Builders
ManufacturerAmerican Model Builders
Body StyleAMB Laser Wood Structure Kit
PrototypeHand Car Shed
Road or Company NameUndecorated (Details)
Reporting MarksGandy Dancer's Shed
Paint Color(s)Unpainted
MultipackYes
Multipack Count2
Multipack ID Number632
Series NameLASERkit
Ready-to-RunNo
Kit ComplexityModerate Skills
Kit Material(s)Laser-Cut Wood
Item CategoryStructures
Model TypeBuildings
Model SubtypeRailroad
Model VarietyHand Car Shed, Handy Dancer's Shed
Scale1/160



Specific Item Information: he traditional "Gandy Dancer's" or hand car shed was a common sight along the rails of any railroad from the earliest days of railroading through the steam-to-diesel transition era. Although not based on a particular prototype, our N scale model emulates the practical nuances of these maintenance-of-way structures with an enclosed side of the building, which housed the various tools and supplies used by the track gangs, as well as an open side for parking the hand car. A track set-off is also included. Featuring standard American Model Builder's kit construction, the wooden hand car shed exhibits custom scribed siding and carport decking; exterior stud frame wall; rolled roofing; Peel & Stick door, window and trim; and laser-cut ties, railhead, and wheel stop for detailing the open portion of the shed. When assembled, each shed (2 included in each package) measures 2.125" wide x 1" deep x 1" high. As shown, the included length of set-off rails places the shed 1.125" back from the main track, but can be shortened by the modeler to best suit their layout space.
Road Name History:
Although they may be molded in color, unpainted and unlettered, undecorated products are marketed to modelers who seek to custom decorate their models for private roads and/or road and/or company names that were not commercially produced by any of the major manufacturers.

Undecorated models are frequently also unassembled or only partially assembled and required modelers to be comfortable with glue, paint and sometimes solder in order to prepare their models for display. Materials for these models can vary but often include plastic, pewter and resin. Models may or may not come with decals or other decorations such as plastic signage, railings and ladders to enhance the appearance of the final product.

Brand/Importer Information:
LASERKITS are designed in a Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) program, then laser-machined at our computer-controlled laser workstations.

LASERKITS are cut and engraved from high quality woods (and occasionally styrene) with incredible precision and accuracy. The resulting edges are clean, need little, if any, sanding, and yield precise details, and exact-fitting parts.

There is no frustrating, time-consuming, board by board construction with LASERKITS. Side and roof pieces are tabbed and slotted, so no error can be made during assembly. Windows, doors, roofing materials, shingles, and trim boards are all laser-cut, and have a self adhesive backing which has been tested in the St. Louis summer heat and humidity, and found to hold under the most adverse conditions.

American Model Builders, Inc. 8229 Brentwood Industrial Drive St. Louis, MO 63144 Phone: 314-646-8588 Fax: 314-646-8583 Email: laserkit@sbcglobal.net
Item created by: CNW400 on 2020-01-28 08:36:53. Last edited by Lethe on 2020-05-07 00:00:00

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