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Tangent Scale Models HO 20042-01 PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hopper, Procor (UNPX) #121251

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Think of the PS-2CD 4750 ("PS4750") prototype as the EMD SD40-2 of covered hoppers. Similar to the SD40-2, Pullman-Standard ("PS") began production of the 4750 covered hopper in 1972 and was the most popular seller within its peer group with more than 56,000 cars produced (not including thousands of clones from other builders and railroads). The 4750 followed upon the successful "high hip" design of one of Pullman's earlier designs, the 4740 covered hopper, also offered by Tangent Scale Models. When Pullman ceased production of 4750s in 1981, the amassed fleet was the largest single body covered hopper fleet from any of builder, and was arguably the most prolific productions of a singular design during any era. In other words, they were super common! It was rare to find a manifest train without a PS4750 in it. Today, that feat is harder but it is still pretty true.

UNPX "Procor Repaint" 1999+ provides our customers with a "modern" repaint scheme for this production and it represents typical Procor repaints of the 1990/2000s era - a gray car with black lettering. This car has truck-mounted brake hardware and includes details like Apex running boards, replacement style roof hatches, and Timken roller bearing caps.

Dimensional accuracy - scaled from Pullman-Standard plans and verified with field measurements
Highly correct "true to life" colors
"Hyper-Accurate" lettering including exact fonts and lettering placement
Genuine Kadee scale couplers
"Near-scale" draft gear box with beautifully-rendered side "key" detail
Multiple road numbers for each scheme
"See through" etched metal running boards and crossover platforms (in one of 3 possible variations)
Road-specific details for each scheme, including 7 different brake systems, 3 different outlet gates, 3 different sets of roof hatches, 4 jacking pad sets, with or without shaker brackets, 2 roof overhangs, 3 different running board and crossover platform options, end ladders options, 7 brakewheel housing and clevis options, and 2 brakewheel options
Beautiful details - wire grab irons and coupler lift bars - no "molded in" plastic grab irons here
Separate air hoses
CNC-machined 36" wheels in high quality Tangent Scale Models 100-ton trucks

SKU: TSM-20042-01

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