Modeling Notes: S-Helper Service - General Notes


Don Thompson mentioned that all of their wheelsets are double insulated. This includes locomotives, freight cars, cabooses, and tenders.


Don Thompson recalls that the Chinese factory used automotive paints on their freight cars. All plastic bodies were made out of ABS. Brian Jackson reports that he has had success removing paint from a composite hopper using 91% isopropyl alcohol. He reported that he started seeing results in a few minutes, and large amounts of paint came off after about 30 minutes of soaking.

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