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Model Train Specials

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Rapido #16638 RDC-3 (Phase lb) w/DCC/DC/Sound – New Haven #125

Rapido #16638  RDC-3 (Phase lb) w/DCC/DC/Sound – New Haven #125
  • Manufacture: Model Train Specials
  • Category: Electric Locomotive
  • Number: 16638
  • Scale: HO
  • Price: $269.99
Model Features:

Designed from 3D scans of the real RDCs (Phase 1 and Phase 2)
Accurate Phase 1 and Phase 2 details and fluting
Correct Phase 1b, Phase 1c and Phase 2 roof blisters
Numerous American and Canadian paint schemes
Rapido’s acclaimed “stainless steel” finish
Full interior detail with constant lighting and no motor visible through the windows
Two five-pole, skew-wound motors hidden in the actual engine bays
Crazy amount of underbody detail
Separate underframe piping and conduit
Lit number boards and class lights
Working nose door Gyralite and ditch lights where appropriate
Fabricated or cast truck sideframes, as appropriate
Minimum Radius 18″
All wheels powered
Separate grab irons and front door chains
Etched-metal roof grills and fan covers
Wrap-around nose fluting, if appropriate
Separate diaphragms, if appropriate
Loads of roadname-specific details
DC Silent or DC/DCC/Sound
Models will have either Detroit or Cummins engine sounds as appropriate.
Models will have standard bell or E-bell as appropriate.
Rapido RDC Underframe with CRAZY underbody detail – a Rapido hallmark.

We are initially tooling up the RDC-1, RDC-2 and RDC-3, each in both Phase 1 and Phase 2 configurations. To answer the questions many of you might be thinking right now: If the RDC-1, RDC-2 and RDC-3 do well, we will produce the RDC-9. If the RDC-1, RDC-2 and RDC-3 do exceptionally well, we will produce the RDC-4


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