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A.S.F.® A-3 Ride-Control® Self-Centering Trucks with 33" ribbed


Product Manufacturer: Kadee
Manufacturer Model: 563
Store Item Number: KAD563
Quantity In Stock: 1

Self-Centering A.S.F.® A-3 Ride-Control® 50-Ton Trucks with 33" ribbed back wheels (one pair)

“HGC” Two Piece Fully Equalized Trucks
Mounts with a #2 or 2-56 screw.

The A. S. Foundries® A-3 Ride Control® 50-ton freight truck was introduced in the 1940’s and is one of the forerunners of modern freight trucks. Features embodied into this design include a longer spring travel, no spring planks and constant friction control using friction castings in the bolster to dampen excessive lateral roll of the car. These design features allowed for a higher train speed with less danger of derailment than previous designs. ASF® sold over 140,000 sets by 1949. This truck is excellent for modeling the transition era up to 1994 when friction bearings were no longer allowed in interchange service.

Truck Features

  • Code 110 (.110) 33" ribbed back wheels
  • “HGC” Weighs nearly the same as Metal Trucks
  • Superior Rolling Ability.
  • Brake Pads
  • Accurate markings
  • Incredible detail True to prototype
  • Non-magnetic Metal Wheels
  • Highly Flexible Fully Equalized Trucks
  • Smooth tracking Free rolling Contoured Insulated Axles
  • RP-25 Free rolling wheels

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train > Rolling Stock > Freight Car > freight car parts
Scale: HO
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