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Scaletrains Rivet Counter Ho Scale SD40-2 Chicago & Northwestern DCC & Sound

Scaletrains Rivet Counter Ho Scale SD40-2 Chicago & Northwestern DCC & Sound


SXT30462 Cab# 6817

SXT30464 Cab# 6824

SXT30466 Cab# 6847

SXT30468 Cab# 6854

For US. Customers, This item is priced at 219.99USD.  If you prefered to billed in US Currency, please contact me and i will send you a invoice in US Funds.

Locomotive is equipped with Loksound's Select dual mode sound decoder

This SD40-2 locomotive release represents Phase Ia2 units built in 1974 from series C&NW 6816-6865. They represent early-production SD40-2s equipped with 81” low short hoods, “chicken-wire” style radiator intake grilles, and standard 48” radiator fans. These units feature C&NW’s attractive Original Yellow (“OY”) scheme with various railroad, road number, and era specific detail differences outlined below:

Road Number Specific:

  • Nose-mounted “gong” bell
  • Operating flush mount tri-color class lights
  • Front EMD-style low pilot plow with MU hose doors
  • Front and rear drop steps
  • 81” low short hood with ratchet handbrake and angled chain guard
  • Cab with riveted side window panels and long sunshade tracks
  • Leslie RS3-LR Horn
  • Large Sinclair Excalibur Antenna (communications)
  • Stand-off ECAFB (early)
  • Early electrical cabinet “zig-zag” seam
  • Early inertial air intake grilles
  • Extended-range dynamic brakes with batten strip
  • “Chicken-wire” radiator intake grilles
  • See through standard 48” radiator fan housings with fan blades visible inside
  • Squared pilot faces with reinforced lifting holes
  • 3-hose MU hose clusters
  • Rear MU hose catch tray
  • Angled uncoupling levers with “loop” handles
  • “Tall” stepwells
  • Tall jacking pads with holes (early)
  • Forward engineer’s side sidesill notch
  • Flush-style EFCO
  • Highly detailed 4,000 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers and gauges
  • Detailed HT-C trucks with brake plumbing and traction motor and air duct
  • Early center axle snubber

Rivet Counter Features:

  • Fully assembled

  • Dimensionally accurate truck centers

  • Underbody frame rail with separate plumbing and traction motor cables

  • Sectioned treadplate detail on the walkways

  • Accurate hood door and long hood detail

  • Accurately profiled dynamic brake housings 

  • See-through dynamic brake intakes with resistor grid detail

  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, wire lift rings, windshield wipers, snowplows, horns, coupler cut levers, and trainline hoses

  • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers

  • Directional LED headlights

  • LED lighted number boards

  • All-wheel drive

  • All-wheel electrical pick-up

  • Dual flywheel

  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature.

  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification

  • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible

  • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail

  • Minimum radius: 18”

  • Recommended radius: 22”

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