N Scale: Rivet Counter - Gunderson 5188cf Covered Hopper - BNSF

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SKU Road Number Price Qty
SXT30908 485131 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31358 485356 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31359 485494 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30909 485283 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31360 485613 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30910 489010 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31361 485713 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30911 489046 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31362 485791 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30912 489059 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30913 489079 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31363 485814 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30914 489109 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31364 485827 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30915 489113 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31365 486499 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31366 485010 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30916 489141 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31367 485019 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30917 489178 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31368 485339 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31369 489021 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30919 489221 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30920 489282 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31370 489097 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31371 489122 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30921 489327 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31372 489127 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30922 489343 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31373 489381 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30923 489426 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30924 489454 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31374 489422 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT31375 489520 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30925 489530 $ 31.99 Sold Out
SXT30926 Unnumbered $ 31.99 Sold Out
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ScaleTrains Rivet Counter N Scale: Gunderson 5188cf Covered Hopper - Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Designed from builder blueprints, the all-new Gunderson-GIMSA/Concarril 5188 Cubic Foot Covered Hopper features all of the detail you have come to expect from our Rivet Counter line. The model features four different body styles, two different hatch types, three different outlet gate options, and numerous factory-applied parts. These cars are common in unit grain trains as well as mixed manifest freights and can often be found alongside Trinity 5161cf Covered Hoppers.

History

Grain and grain products are one of the leading commodities hauled by railroads today. Typically carried in covered hoppers, designs have evolved over the years to increase the efficiency of handling this vital commodity. One of the more popular designs to emerge in recent years is the Gunderson-GIMSA/Concarril 5188cf Covered Hopper.

The Gunderson 5188cf is a large 3-bay hopper that measures 58’ over the coupler centers and is built to fit within the Plate C clearance diagram. These all-steel cars feature a capacity of 5,188 cubic feet and are equipped with trough-style loading hatches for efficient loading. The hatch covers can either be made of metal or non-metal materials depending upon customer specifications. Each of its three bays features a 30” x 30” outlet opening, which can be outfitted with a variety of outlet types depending upon customer requirements and/or commodities to be handled.

With the production of these cars starting in 2007, they have gone through several design changes including the quantity and width of panels used to construct the car sides, addition of two or four large horizontal ribs on the car sides, and placement and design of pulling loops.

BNSF Features:

  • BNSF 485131 and 485283

    • BNSF wedge logo
    • From series 485100-486999
    • Built 2007 in Mexico at Gunderson Concarril
    • 10 intermediate panels with varying widths
    • Two Horizontal stiffening ribs
    • Metal Roof Hatch
    • ATP 30 X 30 Gravity Outlets
    • Color matched to TruColor TCP-199 ATSF Freight Car Red

     

    BNSF 489046, 489059, 489079, 489109, 489113, 489141, 489178, 489208, 489221, 489282, 489327, 489343, 489426, 489454 489530 and No #

    • BNSF wedge logo
    • From series 489000-489536
    • Built 2010 in Mexico at Gunderson Concarril
    • 10 intermediate panels with varying widths
    • Metal Roof Hatch
    • ATP 30 X 30 Gravity Outlets
    • Color matched to TruColor TCP-199 ATSF Freight Car Red
Features:
  • All-new model
  • Up to 22 different road numbers
  • Photo-etched stainless steel see through roofwalk with metal grab irons
  • Photo-etched stainless steel see through end platforms
  • Factory-applied trainline pipe
  • Separately applied brake cylinder and linkage, control valve, air reservoir.
  • Brake wheel, stand, and chain
  • Plastic semi-scale Type E lower knuckle couplers – Micro-Trains® compatible
  • ASF Ride Control trucks with finely rendered raised foundry data
  • Minimum radius: 9 ¾”
  • Recommended radius: 11”
  • Photo etched stirrup steps
  • Body mounted coupler box that can accept Micro-Trains® 1015/1016 type couplers

All Rivet Counter N Scale Freight Cars Feature

  • Fully assembled
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Trainline hoses
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
  • Weighted to Industry standards
  • Operates on Code 55 and 70 rail
  • Clear jewel box packaging safely stores model


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