GATX Pressure Slide Hoppers
HO Scale Resin Kit
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Q Connection, is re-releasing our first resin freight car kit, the GATX Pressure Slide Hoppers. These superior-quality HO scale craftsman kits are prototypically correct for either the original CB&Q or SAL versions.  Order the version you want to model to get the appropriate instructions.  The kits are designed as an undecorated, one piece cast resin tank body with two end caps.  Stainless steel photo etchings, Athearn® A-3 Ride Control roller bearing trucks, Kadee® #58 couplers and Hi-Tech Details® brake hoses are included. These cars have only been available previously in brass, most recently from Railway Classics at $285.00 each.  The NEW ACTUAL price of the rerun of this awesome kit is only $79.99 and you may order them below.
Our sincere thanks and kudos to two excellent modelers, Bob Grenier and Bob Harpe, who built the first two pilot models shown below. 


CB&Q Kit  NEW MSRP....$79.99               
SAL Kit  NEW MSRP.......$79.99               


87-1273  CB&Q & BN.................$  8.25  
87-1274  SAL & SCL..................$  8.25   
87-1275  SBD, CSX & Dragon.....$  8.25   

Click Here to See the Prototype Information

Click here to access the CB&Q version kit instructions *

Click here to access the SAL version kit instructions *

* Requires Adobe Acrobat (Free Download)


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