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Materials list for HO scale 35-foot Fruehauf trailer resin kit

By | November 30, 2018

Online extra from Mont Switzer's article in the January 2019 Model Railroader

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Mont Switzer’s finished HO scale tandem van is shown above with his GMC “Cannonball” semi-tractor.
The article “Decorate and detail a 1950s tandem van” by Mont Switzer appeared in the January 2019 Model Railroader. The materials list for the project is listed below.

List of materials

50119 trailer dress up kit, spoke wheels

51512 tandem bogie

Chad Boas (30 N. 30th St., Lafayette, IN 47904)
trailer bumper, curved end casting


821 red self-adhesive dots

Evergreen Scale Models styrene
221 .047” rod
5224 1/8” tube
263 .100” channel
291 .060” angle

14315 nail, brass (for clearance lights)
14316 nail, brass (for fifth pin)

Microscale decals
87-386 McLean Trucking Co.
87-932 Railroad Gothic lettering
MC-4149 license plate
02-1 white decal trim film

Mini Metals
landing gear

Precision Scale Co.
48276 lift rings

95059 35-foot tandem van

Testor Corp.
1160 Dullcote
1402 Stainless Steel Metalizer Lacquer
1419 lacquer thinner
2737 Model Master gray primer

Tichy Train Group
1102 .015” phosphor bronze wire
1106 .012” phosphor bronze wire

One thought on “Materials list for HO scale 35-foot Fruehauf trailer resin kit

  1. the trailer looks good hooked to the tractor, but what about cranking up the landing gear? remember the blue gladhand is the service air line and the red gladhand is the emergency air line. the pig tail or electrical cable gets attached between them on the trailer.

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