Piko #38508 Clean Machine Green-Track Cleaning Diesel Switcher
- Manufacture: Piko
- Category: Diesel Locomotive
- Number: 38508
- Scale: G
- Price: $199.99
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GE 25-Ton Diesel Switcher Track Cleaning Locomotive (G-Scale)
Just like the best-selling 38501 Clean Machine, but in Green!
Detailed GE 25-Ton diesel electric locomotive with lights
Completely powered by 6 'AAA' batteries (Batteries not included)
Spring-loaded pads clean rails at track speed
Long-lasting mesh cleaning pad is highly effective (Replacements available)
Powerful 5-pole precision can-type ball-bearing motor
Reversing switch allows running locos back-to-back
Numerous molded-on details including lights, springs, bolts and more
Factory-applied handrails, coupler lift-bar, and steps
Operating white directional lighting
Realistic cab interior with space for engineer figure
Heavy duty, durable hard chrome ball-bearing wheels
Hook and loop type couplers
(Ready for easy installation of Kadee® 831 or 909 knuckle couplers)
Crisp and clean lettering and logo designs
Created with incredibly tough weather-resistant materials
Minimum recommended radius: 600mm / 23.6”
Made in Germany
The loco is equipped with a power switch on the bottom of the chassis that can easily be reached while the loco is on the track. The switch controls Forward, Stop and Reverse. This makes it easy to run two Clean Machines coupled back-to-back for even faster track cleaning. The Clean Machine is exclusively powered by 6 ‘AAA‘ batteries (not included - high-capacity, 1100mah rechargeable cells are recommended), which provide up to two hours of running time for cleaning even large layouts. The front “radiator panel“ of the engine hood opens for easy access to the quick-change battery clip.
With the “Clean Machine“ version of the GE 25-Ton diesel, PIKO introduces a completely new concept in track cleaning. Common household rechargeable batteries provide extensive running time. Track cleaning operation is simple - just turn it on and let it run around the layout till even heavily oxidized track is polished clean. Once the Clean Machine has cleared the way, track-powered locos can run smoothly!
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