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N Scale - Rolling Stock
70-Ton Friction Bearing Trucks w/Metal Wheels (1 pair)
70-Ton ASF A-3 Ride Control Trucks w/ 33" Metal Wheels

Part #ATL-9045  

Finally, an N Scale truck your models will be proud to ride on! These all-new, accurately designed trucks feature the extreme attention to detail you've come to know from BLMA Models. And, these trucks are factory equipped with awesome, fine-scale metal wheels. Can you hear the "clickity-clack" yet? We can!

The Prototype
American Steel Foundries (generally referred to as ASF) has been a major producer of freight car trucks for over a century. To this day, the ASF truck designs, specifically the 'Ride Control' family, are a common site under railcars all across North America. Generally speaking, many freight cars after the transition era use, or still use, this 70-Ton truck design with 33" wheels.

The Model
As with all BLMA Models products, this project started with blueprints, measurements, and a number of close-up photos. Designed to the highest standards possible, the N Scale models feature all of the detail of the prototype, and ride on machine-cut metal wheels with a prototypically thin appearance. These trucks are perfect for transition era freight cars!

Features:
- Injection-Molded Plastic Sideframes
- Fine-Scale Detail
- ASF Ride Control Design
- Machine-turned 33" Metal Wheels
- Correct Front AND Back Profile!

- Height to top of bolster: ~ .1586"
- Diameter of bolster hole: ~ .125"

 

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