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Recently I received the Menards Flat Car Lumber Load (279-0634). On the information included in the package was the following statement: Now in the 6th year of the Exclusive Flat Cars, this collectible edition is limited to 996. Each car is sequentially numbered from 1 to 996."

One of the decals on the flat cars says "Built 2013 by Menards".

Does anyone know anything about this series of flat cars issued by Menards?

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@franktrain posted:

The first train cars that Menards had were made by Lionel also some in Lionel sets. Here’s a short history

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I’m pretty sure this one from a set.

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Then Menards started producing their own cars and would release a limited number each year.

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then they added different style cars boxcars, hoppers and even scale cars.

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One of my favorites.
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Frank

Do you know which of these cars are from the "Exclusive Flat Car" series? With the one I got being built in 2013 and saying it is the 6th year, I'm wondering about those specifically done in the series. All of which are numbered.

@franktrain posted:

pulp575 all the Menards cars in the early years came as "Exclusive" limited number. Not sure how many they made or what years.

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Uncle Pete rr this is the sku for the flat with truss load. Also I believe the 'Save Big Money" boxcar is available on the Menards website

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@franktrain - Thanks for the info. Neither a Google search, a search of the Menards website, nor an eBay search shows any of these currently available.

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