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55 Gallon Group of 16 Oil Drum
55 Gallon Group of 16 Oil Drums
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by: Frederick Boucher [ JPTRR ]

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JTG Products is a new model maker specializing in HO scale WWII-era models. This review is the casting 55 Gallon Group of 16 Oil Drums. JTG Products also makes groups of 5 and 61 oil drums. A cluster of five drums is also shown.

JTG Products
JTG Products specializes in the modeling of the German Railroad of the WWII Era. Modeling the World War II Eastern Front since 1984, and recently building models for others, in May 2013 an enjoyable full time hobby became JTG Products. JTG Products makes lineside structures such as loading ramps, detail parts and sets in various media, as well as combining and customizing commercial HO railway rolling stock and military subjects for sale. The models and services can be obtained via the website JTG1942 and eBay.

55 Gallon Group of 16 Oil Drums
This piece is of 16 55-gallon POL drums cast in a ceramic. They are mastered with generic barrels. The casting process yielded good detail. Being ceramic they have some weight; this can make them less likely to be knocked off your layout.

A small amount of excess material spans between a few barrels. That does not bother me as it should be easy to remove and if I don't, it will look like the ground pushed up against the POL dump.

While JTG Products is focused on military modeling, these drums are perfect for civilian scenes, too.

This casting is a good way to populate your layout scenes with a grouping of 55 gallon drums. Recommended.

We thank JTG Products for sending this casting in for review. Please tell them you saw this here - on RailRoad Modeling.
Highs: Good casting. Lots of 55 gallon drums for your scene.
Lows: Some excess material between the barrels at the base.
Verdict: This casting is a good way to populate your layout scenes with 55 gallon drums.
  Scale: HO Scale
  Mfg. ID: Oil Drums
  Suggested Retail: $10.42
  PUBLISHED: May 19, 2015

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About Frederick Boucher (JPTRR)

I'm a professional pilot with a degree in art. My first model was an AMT semi dump truck. Then Monogram's Lunar Lander right after the lunar landing. Next, Revell's 1/32 Bf-109G...cried havoc and released the dogs of modeling! My interests--if built before 1900, or after 1955, then I proba...

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