NASG Dispatch Articles: Passenger Cars

American Models Heavyweight Coach

Issue:
2000 #6 December
Page:
26
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

The author replaces the 4-wheel trucks with 6-wheel ones, installed Kadee KD802 couplers, adds window shades, and installed diaphragm. Includes two model photos.

Interior Detail Sets for S Scale Pullman Cars

Issue:
2007 #6 December
Page:
12
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

Introduction of the passenger car interior details made available in a joint special project between the NASG and Palace Car Co.

Interiors for Your American Models Heavyweights

Issue:
2002 #6 December
Page:
20
Author:
Jerry Poniatowski
Description:

The author shares how he fitted the American Models Budd car interior into a heavyweight coach car. Includes several photos.

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
2009 #2 April
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

Jeff reviews the, then, current state of S-scale passenger cars.

Minor Adjustments: Fixing the American Models Passenger Trucks

Issue:
1984 #4 Fall
Page:
12
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Description:

The early-production streamlined passenger car trucks from AM showed a tendency to fall apart. This article describes how to fix that.

NASG Pullman Car Project

Issue:
2004 #2 April
Page:
8
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

In this article the author answers questions raised about the joint NASG/American Models/Artist-Aid heavyweight Pullman passenger cars.

Passenger Car Modeling

Issue:
1989 #6 December
Page:
8
Author:
Stan Stokrocki
Description:

Learning that there is no one right way to do things, the author describes how he built three D&H passenger cars from various parts, some scratchbuilding, and all three were built using different methods. The cars and his modified AF PA1 are shown in the accompanying photos.

Six Wheel Passenger Trucks

Issue:
1994 #2 April
Page:
24
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

When the 3/16 "S"cale Railroad magazine stopped publication, it never released the last column in the series of S-scale trucks, so this is that final column.

Window Glass for Flyer or Seltzer Budd Cars

Issue:
2017 #2 March
Page:
24
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

The author describes his system for getting the window glass to sit flush with the outside of the passenger car body, just like it is in the real world. Includes a couple construction photos.

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