New Supplier of Trucks

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New Supplier of Trucks

Post by David S Coster » Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:08 pm

Accucraft is marketing a line of 7.5" and 7.25" trucks. From the standard bettendorf truck, Jackson & Sharp Truck, to our EMD Blomberg Truck used on our GP-38's and 40's. We will be adding more trucks as time goes on. So check back with site often. https://www.livesteamstation.com/accucr ... -on?page=2
Please mention me, David Coster when ordering.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by Steampipe » Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:33 pm

The site shows a loop version and a solid version? Is that correct? The solid shank version is not understood. Also none are in stock currently.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by JTolan » Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:40 pm

Is the price listed on the passenger car trucks per pair?

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by heislerboy » Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:12 am

JTolan it is for 1 truck only at that price, people have to pay double for a pair of passenger car trucks. I don't know why they don't want to sell them as a pair. Who just wants to buy just 1 passenger car truck???

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by David S Coster » Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:51 pm

I have had the web site updated to show trucks and coupler to be clearly listed as each, not pairs.
As for loop version and solid shank version, I assume you are talking about couplers. The loop is the 1.5/1.6 couplers and will have two springs and a centering block. The solid shank coupler is a 2.5 coupler.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by David S Coster » Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:54 pm

Hey JTolan, your comment is interesting, If someone whanted a pair all they have to do is order two. Hence a pair.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by JTolan » Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:37 pm

Was merely needing clarification as the websites language was previously unclear. I made no commentary on it.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by gwerhart0800 » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:28 am

Any chance Accucraft will start making archbar trucks?
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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by David S Coster » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:27 pm

Yes Arch bar Trucks are on my list of items to add to our product line. My question to you and others, is what scale to do first 1.6 or 2.5?

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by Steampipe » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:49 pm

1.5" - The majority of commercially available rolling stock is STILL in 1.5'.
As the supplier of Sprayberry Hopper Kits, we no longer offer 1.6 car kits.

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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by NP317 » Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:09 pm

I also agree that 1.5"/ft. is the larger market for products like trucks.
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Re: New Supplier of Trucks

Post by Berkman » Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:35 pm

I thought all the Tom Bee products were 1.6 scale. Of course with trucks not a big difference from 1.5 and 1.6.

I think mountain car used to make arch bar trucks as well that fit up brakes. Then cannonball makes archbars.

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