Modern Freight Car Trucks (MFCT)


Modeled after the Buckeye 100 ton freight truck
FEATURES:
  • Double row needle bearings
  • Primed and painted surfaces
  • Snap-together assembly design
  • Triangular hex-bolt axle design, formed at axle ends
  • Optional greasable axles (Arizona Axles)
  • 6 count spring pack at each sideframe
  • four different spring weights
SCALE:1.6 inches equals one foot
MATERIAL:Ductile iron
WEIGHT:70 pounds per pair
DIMENSIONS:

Top of bolster to top of rail       3 9/16"
Overall width                      13 1/4"
Overall length (flanges included)  14 1/2"
Overall height (flanges included)   5.175"
Stock diameter of axles             1.125"
Wheel diameter                      4.800" (36" prototype)
Wheel width                         13/16"
WHEELS:
Stock wheels are steel, contoured to IBLS standards
adding my own personal finishes.
FLEXIBILITY: The rise of one wheel at rest is 1/4"
LOAD CAPACITIES:
standard   750 lb GVW (gray springs)
optional  1000 lb GVW (beige springs)
optional  1500 lb GVW (purple springs)
optional   200 lb GVW (stainless steel springs)

Grease Fittings

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Modern Freight Car Trucks are available with
optional grease fittings (one per journal). (see price list)

Swing Bolsters

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Modern Freight Car Trucks are now available with
an optional swing bolster design. (see price list)

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