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Very nice i love the 322 with the sit . goid luck. Staysafe.

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I am trying to put together some of the catalog kits that included my newly restored #336. One of my favorite cars of all the kits is the #982 BAR Boxcar. Who doesn't like that color scheme? I have been watching eBay for a while and quickly got discouraged with what these cars go for. However, one night I was working late and got side tracked and starting surfing eBay. At 1am someone put up a #982 for "Buy Now"....no auction. With a quick look over of the pictures I knew I found the one. I ended up paying $39.85 and that included the shipping.

As soon as I got it I went to work on cleaning up the paint. I spent over an hour carefully scrubbing and meticulously picking away scratches. It turned out better than I ever could have thought....the pictures below are proof in the pudding.

Here are the eBay pictures....

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Here are the aftermath of my cleanup....

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On a side note. I want to share the beauty of micro brushes. These things are gentle and have multiple sizes to get in all those tiny S Scale crevices. I cleaned the entire car with these using Dawn dish detergent lightly diluted in water.

You can get them here on eBay: Click Here

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Nice buy looks great.
 

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That is a dandy. It really cleaned up nice. You could make some money on that one now. They do go for much money.
Great buy. Timing is everything.

I did order some of those magic brushes. I did not realize there are different head sizes. Oh well, I ordered
light purple. Comes from China. Virus free I hope. Takes awhile to get here. I got expected delivery Dec, 12.
Kidding about the date. July 17. Congrats on a great addition and info on the brushes.
 

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It got broke off with the cow catcher and rear coupler. Paper envelope shipping
and a rough ride. I have it. Very thin. I will super glue it and then use some JB Weld.
 

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flyernut, I am ok in it. Its a nice looking engine. I won it for 63.00, a good price. It got
damage in the mail because of poor packing. Seller refunded me 40.00. So that put
me in it at 23.00. A replacement pilot with cow catcher cost me 10.00. So now in it at
33.00. And only problem is a broken tender step and a broken link coupler. Everything
else is fine.
 
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