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Large scale tank cars

By | September 2, 2022

PIKO America models scheduled for release in October 2022

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Tank cars

Scale: Large scale (1:24)

Price: $124.99

Manufacturer: PIKO America LLC, 4610 Alvarado Canyon Rd., Ste. 5, San Diego, CA 92120;

Silver tank car with Texaco logo on side in front of white background
Texaco tank car

Tank cars feature:

  • Injection-molded plastic tank on flatcar
  • Factory-applied handrails, turnbuckles, ladders, platforms, brake wheel, brake cylinder, and stirrup steps
  • Plastic wheelsets
  • Hook-and-loop couplers
  • Minimum recommended radius, 23.6”

Release date: October 2022

Paint schemes: Texaco (silver with black flatcar) and Sinclair Oils (silver with green flatcar). One road number each.

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