Caboose on the same scale as the Chloe?

casey jones snr

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This might be useful:-
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The guards van behind the skips is a ModelEarth body/LGB feldbahn chassis combined together.
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Link to Kent Garden Rail caboose....

I’ve picked it up along with some LGB couplers will post what it looks like compared to the Chloe when it arrives.

Does anyone have any tips on where I can find Grizzly Flats red to paint it?
 

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I’ve picked it up along with some LGB couplers will post what it looks like compared to the Chloe when it arrives.

Does anyone have any tips on where I can find Grizzly Flats red to paint it?
Somewhere on the forum used to be a list or link to Halfords Car Colours and possible matches to sundry rail related colours.
 

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I’ve picked it up along with some LGB couplers will post what it looks like compared to the Chloe when it arrives.

Does anyone have any tips on where I can find Grizzly Flats red to paint it?
Walking into ANY Halfords or ANY model/craft store will sort that out.

On the other hand, if you sent it to me, I could do it. AND change the couplers.

Anything else we can help you with while we're here?
 

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Update

I bought the caboose above and it's a way better fit than the standard caboose but it's still not quite there (though good enough for me). It's a bit too high for the couplers to work so I swapped out the wheels for a set from the Grizzly flats wagon, which lowers it just enough for one coupler to work.

I have managed to fix all my electronics on it and mount the speaker inside. Here's a little video


Just off to Halfords to find some matching paint. :D
 

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stevedenver

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there is, right now, a Hartland G scale (olive drab US army livery) tiny logging caboose on ebay (US) 36.00 plus 10.00 shipping.
this is about as perfect a caboose for chloe as you can get. IMHO, better than the LGB FRR caboose, because the length and height are better in proportion (yes i have both). The only change you might make is using an LGB wheel set instead of the slightly over sized HLW wheels (i do)

Id suggest, if a caboose is important you, do not miss this chance. A little spray paint and you're in business..