Make Your Own Hopper Load Clinic

Join the Crescent City Model Railroad club at 601 N. Lester Ave in Metairie, LA 70003 on Saturday October 14, 2017 for a clinic on how to make your own removable coal loads for hopper cars,

presented by Ken Mason. 

We will start at 10:30 am probably be finished about 12 noon. 

If you would like to make a coal load the material list is included below.

Making your own load and bringing materials is not required to attend. 

Material list:

⦁ ½ inch pink insulation foam
⦁ White glue
⦁ Diluted white glue
⦁ Your choice of coal or ballast
⦁ Sanding Stick
⦁ Hobby knife
⦁ Metal ruler
⦁ Hopper car
⦁ Craft paint to match your coal or ballast
⦁ Paint brush
⦁ 70% rubbing alcohol
⦁ Spoon
⦁ Pipette
⦁ Metal Washer
⦁ Foam safe glue

Most of these material will be on hand to demonstrate making a coal load, but if you have a coal preference please bring that and your own hopper car.

50-coal clinic pic