Replacing caboose roofwalks

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Tue Aug 27 16:56:55 EDT 2019

 Why don't you fire up your soldering iron and melt the joints loose?
Jim Nichols
    On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 02:03:03 PM CDT, NW Modeling List <nw-modeling-list at> wrote:  
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I want to replace the solid roofwalks on my older brass, some of which are factory painted.  Kadee makes the best on the market, IMO.  The caboose walks and platforms are wider than Kadee’s freight parts so I’m not sure if these are suitable.  I’m after the see-through appearance.


I was thinking about running a razor saw under the walkways to cut thru the solder joints and, since I’m repainting the roofs anyway, shallow scratches won’t matter.  Do y’all have another suggestion? 


Jim King

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