HO Scale Concrete Segmental Bridge Side-by-Side Comparison

Products from Scale Segmental Bridge Co. and BLMA Models (now Atlas).

This side-by-side compares two concrete segmental bridge products on the market for HO scale modelers, thus allowing you to choose which would be better for your layout.

HO Scale 33” & 36” Wheel Painting Mask Side-by-Side Comparison

Products from American Model Builders, MinuteMan Scale Models, and Modeler's Choice.

This side-by-side compares four separate wheel painting masks, for both 33” and 36” wheels in HO scale. One of each size comes from American Model Builders, MinuteMan Scale Models, and Modeler's Choice.

HO Scale Maxi-IV Side-by-Side Comparison

Kato and Intermountain/A-line Maxi-IV's.

Allowing you to compare the two models on the market as of late 2008, and pick which one you want, in an educated
manor.

Gunderson/Greenbrier Maxi-IV: http://www.gbrx.com/PDFtecbulletins/StackCarsMaxiIV.pdf

The Maxi-IV is a 3 unit, articulated intermodal "stack car", with 53' wells. It rolls in a A-C-B set, with 70T trucks (33"
wheels) on the ends, and 125T intermediate trucks (38" wheels).

Major carriers include BNSF & TTX, with others such as NW Container, Pacer, AOK & IAIS also running some.

Kato USA, and Intermountain Railway Company both have released assembled, painted models on the Maxi-IV in late
2008 for the HO scale market.

As of Early November 2008, Kato has released TTX & BNSF cars, IMRC has released BNSF Early & Late, and NW
Container so far, with plans to release Pacer, AOK, IAIS, & TTX in December 2008.

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