Con-Cor 100T Hopper
100 ton hopper...
Con-Cor makes a Chessie 100 ton hopper that you
don't need to waste your time buying. This falls much more
"toy" realm compared to the "model" realm. It is actually a
on an industrial hopper that runs in steel mills. It is not
for any class of Chessie hopper. I bought three of these
I knew any better. Don't make the same mistake I did.
your money, buy a Stewart 70 ton or a Bowser 100 ton
go for around $6-7 each. You can get them on eBay for $5-6
Below is a pic of a typical Chessie 100 ton
Another Dean Heacock photo.
The Con-Cor kit has several flaws with the
The C&O is way too thin. The numbers are too.
logo is too small as well. I added ACI decals to mine, but
are not present on all hoppers. I have retired all three
of these cars.