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Hi,
I have an Aristo Craft C-16 that I want to do something with. Its a great runner and it tracks well, but I model 1:20.3 and I don't really have much of a use for it. I would like to find some way to kit bash it into a 1:20.3 model of some sort. Has anyone attempted this? If so I would love to see some pictures and get some ideas on how one might go about doing this.

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Trevor
 

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Trevor, I have up-scaled my C-16 so it looks better with my 1:20.3 equipment.
I added an extension to the stack - actually the top of a Bachmann 4-6-0 stack. The cab was raised 1/2 inch with a1/4 inch strip at the bottom and 1/4 inch more in the window frames (I actually cut new uprights. The glass is the same.)
The tender has taller trucks from an Aristo slope back that I bought cheap for the sound board (waste of money - lousy sound.)

I have photos but I am traveling. I will post them next week.
 

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I used the back foot boards off that sloped back tender to replace the long wooden pilot on mine. Gives it a switcher look and the crew likes the foot boards when doing low speed switching....
Sorry this site ate my pics....

John
 
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