HO Scale: Rivet Counter - Thrall/Trinity 42' Steel Coil Car - Ferromex

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ScaleTrains HO Scale: Rivet Counter - Thrall/Trinity 42' Steel Coil Car - Ferromex

Introduced in the mid-1990s, Thrall’s updated 42’ coil car design featured a single hood and longitudinal loading trough with load dividers. Designed to handle wrapped “cold rolled” steel coils, these cars are equipped with insulated hoods to help protect the delicate finished steel from the elements.

Our Rivet Counter series model features three (3) different body types and six (6) removable hood versions. Each car is comprised of more than 130 factory-applied parts. Coil steel loads are included.

Features:
  • Era: Early 2000s to present, FXE Series 918000-918149, built 9-11/05
  • Intermediate body type built by Trinity: Trinity builder logos, heavy vertical stiffener on the top of the draft gear, and end handrails attached to hood ends
  • Early version 2 hood: End handrails, round top lifting bail, inside guide stacking bracket and single reinforcement hood braces

Three different body types
  • Early: built by Thrall: Thrall builder logos, heavy “H” shaped reinforcement on top of draft gear, and end handrails attached to hood ends
  • Intermediate: built by Trinity: Trinity builder logos, heavy vertical stiffener on the top of the draft gear, and end handrails attached to hood ends
  • Late: built by Trinity: Trinity builder logos, heavy vertical stiffener on the top of the draft gear, and end handrails attached to the car ends
  • Body has four wireform side grab irons
Six removable hood versions
  • Early version 1 hood: end handrails, square top lifting bail, inside guide stacking brackets and single reinforcement hood braces
  • Early version 2 hood: end handrails, round top lifting bail, inside guide stacking brackets and single reinforcement hood braces
  • Early version 3 hood: end handrails, square top lifting bail, inside guide stacking brackets, and double reinforcement hood braces
  • Early version 4 hood: end handrails, round top lifting bail, inside guide stacking brackets, and double reinforcement hood braces
  • Late version 1 hood: no end handrails, round top lifting bail, inside guide stacking brackets, and single reinforcement hood braces
  • Protect Hood, unique to Norfolk Southern
Other Features:
  • Hoods are constructed with up to 47 individual parts including 32 photo etched handrail stanchions, six wireform handrails, four wireform grab irons, two hood stacking brackets, two hood top braces, and lifting bail
  • Square or round lifting bail
  • Single or double reinforcement hood braces
  • See-through photo-etched metal walkway
  • Simulated wood interior floor using a hand applied wash
  • Separate positionable load dividers
  • Wrapped coil steel weight load
  • Complete underbody brake system with over 20 separately applied parts
  • All-new ASF Family of Trucks (FOT) 100-ton truck
  • 36” machined metal wheels
  • Recommended radius 18”
All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature:
  • Fully-assembled
  • Factory-applied metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, and trainline hoses
  • Intricate brake plumbing
  • Photo-etched stainless steel see-through end crossover platforms
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Accurately profiled .110″ wide wheel tread
  • Weighted to Industry standards for reliable operation
  • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model




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