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Easy 'N' Inexpensive
Ways To Enhance 28-foot pup trailer from a
 Con-Cor 40-foot or 45-foot trailer

Steps for making pups from Con-Cor semi-trailers

Cut trailer body and roof to length (28 scale feet)

Extend height with 0.04 X 0.06 Evergreen styrene strip for a 13’ 6” trailer

“Wrap” trailer sides and front with 0.005 Evergreen styrene sheet

“Fill” grooves on trailer sill with Evergreen styrene 0.02 rod (optional)

Fabricate roll-up door from Evergreen scribed siding with 0.08 spacing

Rebuild or replace stock bogie for single axle trailers (three options)

Mud flaps from Evergreen styrene strips (0.03 X 0.03 and 0.01 X 0.156)

Replace wheels and axle with Atlas LNT-9000 wheels (optional) or replace bogie with modified Deluxe Innovations RoadRailer bogie (optional)

Paint wheel centers with acrylic paint

Spray tires and wheels with flat finish

Relocate landing gear forward

Paint and decal

Selective weathering with powdered Tempera paints

Challenges

Deciding whether or not to upgrade the trailer wheels.

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