HO Scale: FMC 60' Hi-Cube Exterior-Post Boxcar - Western Pacific

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Athearn Ready to Roll HO Scale: FMC 60' Hi-Cube Exterior-Post Boxcar - Western Pacific

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

The modern 100 ton, high-cube, 60' boxcar has become ubiquitous in the modern rail scene. These cars are designed to carry a myriad of loads, from auto parts to forest products.These boxcars are a fixture to any modern freight train.

The RTR model depicts accurately a FMC built boxcar for Union Pacific appliance service. Many paint schemes from the extremely similar PC&F built cars are also offered as close "stand-in" type models.

MODEL FEATURES:
  • Single 10' Youngstown door
  • Separately applied grab irons, end ladders, and brake wheel
  • Photo-etch coupler cross-over platform
  • Fully-assembled and ready to run out of the box
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • -70 or -100 ton roller bearing trucks with 33" or 36" per prototype
  • Machined metal wheels and RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18"
PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE:
  • Duplicated look and feel of "In Service" equipment; "Tattered and Torn" just like the real thing
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side to the prototype
  • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust
Specifications
    PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: FMC
    COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
    ERA: 1973+
    Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
    Is Assembly Required: No



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