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IT CAN PULL
PASSENGERS


IT CAN RIDE TWO
HAPPY PEOPLE


IT CAN RIDE ONE
PERSON


IT'S THE
SHIFTER!

 

 Your Ticket to Ride...
...has pulled into the station.

"All Aboard!"
for first class accommodations at economy class prices. 

 
 

 Center tower, electronics and
 motor delivered completely wired.

This "Shifter" shell comes to you unpainted and not assembled.

  
Control box for speed, braking, forward and reverse.

     



 YOU COULD BE RIDING THE "SHIFTER" TO START YOUR ADVENTURE ON THE  LIVE STEAMERS RAILROAD !!  

This 1.5 Scale 7½" Gauge Model (Shifter)

Diesel Locomotive Simulated is truly built for the long haul.  It’ll easily and smoothly pull you and 10 people around a   long track – including 30 yards of 3% grade - for a full 8 hours and still have power to spare.  Ring the traditional bell or sound the Diesel horn and pull out of the station as the Chief Engineer on your own RR Line on the Locomotive of your choice.
 

 

Features:
  1. You can pull a train !
    Pull other cars, and you can control the engine from the passenger car.
     
  2. You can sit on it, and ride it !
    As shown in the pictures above, you need no passenger car,
     
  3. Available as a kit or assembled .
    The "Shifter" standard model comes to you as a "kit". It contains all the parts you need to assemble the unit, ready to ride!
     
  4. Variable Speed Controller
    All electronics of the variable speed control are complete, including the control box.

  5.  
  6. Control Box
    The control box contains the reverse switch and speed control. and also contains the dynamic braking . Moving the lever from  25% to zero of the rotation of the lever is the dynamic braking device. Such action will slow the "Shifter" down and charge the battery simultaneously. At 25% to 100%, the lever controls the speed.
     
  7. One powerful electric motor
    The motor on the "Shifter" is powerful enough to haul people on a train, on most reasonable tracks.
     
  8. Operational couplers on each end
    The "Shifter" couplers assist in the shifting around of cars in the yard
     
  9. Electric powered by two deep cycle batteries
    The "Shifter" has been designed to run on two, 12 volt, deep cycle batteries of a large size, which increases the traction and the running time.
     
  10. Assembles with simple hand tools.
    No power tools required!! ( Screwdriver, pliers, wrenches and allen wrench are the major tools.)
     
  11. Fits in almost any automobile !  
    The frame weighs only 65lb. But when fully assembled, THE SHIFTER weighs 200 Ib.
     
  12. Road Name and Design Color are your decisions

  13. The shell lifts off, is unfinished and will need some paint.

     

                                 The 7.5 gauge "Shifter"
                             

    Fully assembled and finished to your specifications: $2,100

    Fully assembled and ready to finish: $1,695

    In Kit form, unfinished: $1,495
    Final shipping cost is determined at the time packages are received by UPS.

    NOTE: Special Orders are on a per-job basis including rolling
    stock. Special Loco body configurations offered by Mr. Motion

    You can purchase the "Shifter" with these major credit cards
    or PayPal or check.
    Solution Graphics
                                                  

     

 

 

 

 

 

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