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I spotted the following 2 rail item on ebay and would like to buy it because it references an Iowa based packing plant and I live in Iowa and try to buy rolling stock and locomotives with Iowa references. I have a fair amount of junk rolling stock, lots of O27 stuff I can cannablize but typically - can 2 rail items be swapped over to 3 rail so I can run them or are these to be avoided? I would not do locomotives but I would think rolling stock you could add couplers with or without some modifications since Atlas and others sold many items with both 3 rail and 2 rail versions. Comments?

 

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Yes of course. I meant the whole trucks/coupler swap over. I guess I will swap over some complete assemblies from some of my O27 stuff.
 

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I have several pieces of rolling stock that came with 2 rail and 3 rail trucks along with the appropriately couples for each. I've also converted a few 2 rail cars to 3 rail by change the trucks and eliminating the body mounted coupler.
 
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