SD40-2 UP

HO Scale SD40-2 by Athearn UP #8000
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MSRP: 134.98  Our Price: $121.48  On Sale $109.99

 Fully assembled and ready-to-run
 Separately applied wire grab irons
 Separately applied air tanks
 Fine scale handrails molded in engineering plastic
 Trainline and MU hoses
 Standard twin sealed-beam headlight with anti-glare shields (unless noted)
 Sliding cab windows
 See-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
 Curved radiator fan grab iron
 Exhaust stack
 Detailed 4000 gallon fuel tank (unless different capacity is noted)
 Speed recorder attached to appropriate axle per prototype
 McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
 DCC ready
 Minimum radius: 18"
 Recommended radius: 22"
 Highly-detailed, injection molded body
 Painted and printed for realistic decoration
 See through cab windows
 Bi-directional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
 All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
 All-wheel electrical pickup
 5-pole skew wound motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble-free operation
 Wheels with RP25 contours operate on Code 75, 83, and 100 rail
 Window packaging for easy viewing
 Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
 Prototype was modified with high speed gearing to operate with a pair DDA40X locomotives
 Earlier lettering with "We Can Handle It" slogan
 Operating Western Cullen beacon using DCC
 UP/SP style tall front snowplow
 Early coupler cut levers
 Later body with small anticlimber
 MU stand on each end
 Riveted cab side panels
 Armrest in upright position
 Mirrors/wind deflectors fore of windows
 Oval cab vent on right-side of cab
 Leslie S3LR Air Horn with triangular bracket
 Firecracker antenna
 Early -2 battery box door
 Stand-off ECAFB
 Extended range dynamic brake
 Chicken wire radiator grilles
 Standard radiator fans

UP Road Number Specific Features
 81" nose with ratchet brake
 Standard late -2 4-window cab without roof seam and louvers



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