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N Scale - FireFly - T-3 FRED - Railroad Bogie, 2-Axle

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Stock Number T-3 FRED
Original Retail Price $25.00
Brand FireFly
Manufacturer FireFly
Body Style FireFly Truck With FRED
Prototype Vehicle Railroad Bogie, 2-Axle (Details)
Road or Company Name N/A (Details)
Paint Color(s) Black
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Coupler Mount Truck-Mount
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
Kit Complexity Easy-Build
Kit Material(s) Pre-Colored Injection Molded Plastic
Item Category Accessories
Model Type Railcar
Model Subtype Bogie
Model Variety 2-Axle
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era All Eras
Scale 1/160

Model Information: FireFly modifies Micro-Trains trucks and adds track-powered end-of-train device - specifically a FRED or flashing rear-end device. They use either Fox Valley or BLMA conductive metal wheels to draw power to the LED used to model the FRED.

Prototype History:
A bogie (/ˈboʊɡi/ BOH-ghee) (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles. Bogies take various forms in various modes of transport. A bogie may remain normally attached (as on many railway carriages [cars] and semi-trailers) or be quickly detachable (as the dolly in a road train or in railway bogie exchange); it may contain a suspension within it (as most rail and trucking bogies do), or be solid and in turn be suspended (as most bogies of tracked vehicles are); it may be mounted on a swivel, as traditionally on a railway carriage or locomotive, additionally jointed and sprung (as in the landing gear of an airliner), or held in place by other means (centreless bogies).

From Wikipedia

Road Name History:
No applicable company.

Item created by: gdm on 2018-04-28 07:57:07. Last edited by CNW400 on 2020-05-23 19:58:03

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