1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s

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Rob Gardner
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Location: Southwick, MA

1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s

Post by Rob Gardner » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:53 pm

FOR SALE are two (2) 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s built by Scale Railroad Supplies, Inc., of Boulder, CO

Both units are painted in the distinctive and striking early D&RGW black w/ yellow stripe scheme. These are low mileage locomotives in fully operating condition with new batteries on board and ready to start pulling your trains today. Locomotives are built on heavy 3/8” plate steel frame with center sill and fabricated steel pilots, steps and sprung draft gear. Trucks are all steel construction as well.

Some of the features of these RS-3s include:
• Four (4) 24VDC traction motors each w/ 60 in-oz of torque at 2,000 RPM
• Two (2) 22NF, 45 Amp-hour batteries (lawn and garden type)
• Solid state, pulse width speed control through individual tethered controllers
• Onboard solid state sound system including bell, two different horn sounds and throttle synchronized diesel engine sound.
• Dimensions: 56” long overall, 10-3/16” wide over the cab eaves and 14-7/16” tall, top of rail to top of cab roof
• Weight – 225 lb each including batteries
• Built to IBLS 4-3/4” gauge wheel standards
• Lights – Headlamps on both ends, directionally controlled, 12.6V PR-16 bulbs
• Gear ration – 33:10
• Top speed – 7.5 MPH @ 2,500 RPM

I would prefer to sell these as a matched pair. You would get both locomotives, each with their own operating manuals, three (3) tethered controllers, one (1) MU cable and two (2) trickle chargers. Will deliver free of charge within 3 hours of Westfield, MA. Crating and shipping can be arranged at a separate price if desired. Units can be inspected generally M-F, 8am – 5pm or by appointment if necessary.

Asking $9,500.00 for the pair or $5,000.00 each

Thank you for looking,

Rob Gardner

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