Matte paint, graphite smokebox, black rimmed wheels. The Kato N Scale FEF-3 follows in the footsteps of its Southern Pacific 4-8-4 cousin, refining the basic concept of a high-power, flexible steam locomotive which is easily upgradable to DCC by coupling a special, isolated coreless motor drive system with heavy duty flywheels and a flexible cross-braced suspension system that gives the locomotive a high torque, high traction grip that ensures constant and consistent pressure spread across the primary drivers. Another benefit of the coreless motor system is that the locomotive will have an extremely low starting voltage, giving the locomotive slow creeping speeds that will allow modelers to appreciate the complex arrangement of moving side rods that make steam operation so exciting. Other features, such as the locomotive's unique "Centipede" style tender being fitted with special articulation mechanisms that appear seamless when observed but will bend and flex to allow the locomotive to navigate tighter corners than should otherwise be possible!
New coreless motor design with dual brass flywheels for silky-smooth performance at all speeds, even slow crawls. Special cross-braced shock absorbers equalize the pressure on the locomotive drivers to maximize traction.
Illuminated headlight and locomotive numberboards. DCC friendly design, allowing for easy drop-in installation of DCC.
11" (282mm) Minimum turning radius on ground level track, 15" (381mm) Minimum turning radius on Viaduct track. N scale Union Pacific FEF-3 series 4-8-4 steam locomotive by Kato. Ready to run on your DC layout and DCC ready for your decoder. Requires 11" (282mm) minimum turning radius on ground level track and 15" (381mm) minimum turning radius on Viaduct track. The item "KATO 1260402 N SCALE 4-8-4 FEF-3 LOCO/TENDER UNION PACIFIC #838 FREIGHT 126-0402" is in sale since Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\N Scale\Locomotives". The seller is "greatdeals4uonline" and is located in Venice, Florida.
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