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Empty Auto Frame Cradle Kit - for your Walthers 89ft ACF Flatcar. This kit represents the CRADLES, TIE DOWNS & DECK ONLY. You provide the Walthers flatcar model.
This is an "Intermediate to Advanced Skill Level" kit which produces a unique and iconic load still seen on the rails today. Please email us with any questions.
Sorry, this kit will not work on an Athearn 85ft car due to its short length.
The load represents 1994 Ford Crown Victoria Frames – 5 Empty Cradles and one deck fo an 89’ flatcar, PLUS the Ajax Brake Wheel & Stand.
Email us after your purchase to receive a copy of the instruction set in .pdf format.
Design & Instruction credit goes out to Mr. Sean Steele for his hours of development, testing and tenacity in realizing his vision of this model.
The frame loads and cradles are produced in a rust colored laser-cut material which is easily painted with brushed or spray paints, and adhered together with ACC / Superglues.
Each kit features a "new" deck overlay which is specific to the flatcar manufacturer, with keyed holes cut in to accept the kit's parts.
See an excellent video review of our kit by William Sampson on his YouTube channel HERE.