My Library - Magazine Articles By Jon Firpach

"Springing" The Pacific Rail Shops Bettendorf Trucks

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 4, August 1990
Page:
6
Category:
Freight Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
Improving the look and the performance of the PRS truck by removing the springs section and adding "real" springs. Includes photos.

Decal Corner

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
17
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Scale:
S
Description:
The author takes over the column, and reports on new decals available from Microscale and S Designs. He also provides some decal-application tips.

Decal Corner

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 1, February 1991
Page:
24
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Scale:
S
Description:
New decals released by S Designs.

Modifying Pacific Rail's 50' Boxcars

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
5
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shares the modifications he has made to the Pacific Rail Shops' 50-foot box cars to make them even more accurate, and more specific to particular railroads' versions. Includes photos and detail-drawings.