SD38 (Standard DC): Grand Trunk Western | Athearn RTR
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PRE-ORDER Deadline: 08/27/2021 | ETA: 09/15/2022
HO Scale | GTW SD38 (Standard DC)

OH Pre-Order Price: $152.99


This is a future release from Athearn RTR. You may pre-order this item from our site to secure your model from this production. No payment is due at the time of placing your pre-order. You will be notified upon delivery of the model(s) and we will then make arrangements to finalize your purchase.

Please note the item price is set to $0.00 for the purpose of pre-ordering only. We do not want to collect payment well in advance of the models' arrival. The OH Pre-Order Price listed above is the amount that will be billed per model at the time of delivery. Shipping charges will be added at that time.

Please contact us at brian@overlandhobbies.com for call 765.289.4257 if you need to adjust your order before the models arrive.

Item# Item Name MSRP: Our Price: Qty Add
ATH88635 SD38 (Standard DC): GTW #6250 | Athearn RTR
ATH88636 SD38 (Standard DC): GTW #6251 | Athearn RTR
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Additional Information::
  • separately applied wire grab irons
  • standard 81" low nose without headlight or brake unless noted
  • standard cab with dual beam sealed headlight and glare shields unless noted
  • see through cab windows
  • fixed position cab side windows
  • oil-bath or paper air filters per prototype
  • ribbed or smooth blower housing per prototype
  • standard dustbin unless noted
  • see-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
  • dynamic or non-dynamic brakes per prototype
  • dynamic brake vent per prototype
  • non-turbo exhaust stacks
  • chicken wire radiator grilles unless noted
  • "F" painted on short hood end unless noted
  • 2,600, 3,200 or 4,000 gallon fuel tank per prototype
  • air tank
  • printed numberboards
  • fine scale handrails

Technical Specs:
This model is equipped with a 21-pin NEM Quick Plug™ technology to allow for easy DCC and Sound conversion.

  • 5-pole skew wound motor with flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • all-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • all-wheel electrical pick-up
  • wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • 22" recommended radius

Product Details:
  • fully assembled and factory finished
  • Primed for Grime model features the following details:
  • -duplicated look and feel of “In Service” equipment; “Tattered and Torn” just like the real thing
  • -patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side to the prototype
  • -faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • ex-DT&I
  • M3 horn
  • Xenon strobe
  • firecracker antenna
  • smaller fuel tank
  • Road Number Specific details include:
  • #6250 & 6251
  • -full GTW repaint
  • -standard EMD exhaust stacks
  • -front small EMD plow
  • -regular 81" nose
  • #6252
  • -GTW patch with faded colors
  • -large Y-style spark arrestors
  • -original nose bell
  • -no plow
  • -Please note: due to strobe location, it will be included in a poly bag with LED

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