This is an N-scale 12-axle
flatcar kit modeled after QTTX's 131600 series. It features four independent
buckeye trucks, which articulate separately to accommodate turns. Tested on 13.7" minimum radius (so far)
Note, this is a sprued version, with protective features to aid in shipping. Please be careful when removing delicate parts from the sprue. For the non-sprue version, please click here
Requires assembly, but does not require glue (Glue can be used to permanently assemble some parts, and to repair delicate features broken from rough handling).
Detailed assembly instructions available here!
Not included, but required:
- 12x 33" wheels with 0.5445" axle length (0.5440" may work, but not explicitly tested)
- 2x MTL-1015 Couplers
- Paint, decals, etc.
Not included, but optional:
- Load (For a pressure vessel load, click here)
- 3x 3/16" dia. x 1/32" thick magnets for affixing loads. Suitable magnets available here
Please note that the print orientation can not be selected with Shapeway's current process. There will be remnants of the printing supports left over at random locations, depending upon how it was oriented during printing.