Branchline Trains 12-1 sleeper paint

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Tue Apr 12 19:51:18 EDT 2005

I just looked at a Branchline PRR pullman and compared it to the N&W 
"Vulcan".  Rick, your right, it is their PRR tuscan paint...without doubt.
Ed Painter - Narrows, VA  (currently Russellville, AR)

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Subject: Re: Branchline Trains 12-1 sleeper paint

> This is disappointing to hear, especially because Branchline has done such 
> a good job with other paint schemes I have seen.  Do you think they used 
> the same color of Tuscan used on the Pennsy cars they have issued?  I 
> don't think it would hurt to contact them about this.  They seem to want 
> to do things right.
> Rick Morrison
>>I ordered on of the Branchline Trains 12-1 sleepers, after seeing ad 
>>pictures of it on the net, painted in the, what I call "tomato soup" red 
>>of N&W Tuscan Red passenger paint.  I was very happy to see someone doing 
>>N&W passenger cars that were not in the IHC "brown" color.  But I was 
>>dismayed when the car arrived painted in that same brownish-tuscan color 
>>IHC used on it's passenger cars.  What a shame.  And how in the world did 
>>they use the right colors for the label on the box, and for their online 
>>paint scheme photo, but not on the actual model?
>>Mike Rector
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