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Friday February 19, 2010

Available for order Wednesday, February 24th at 9:00 AM MST! All-New PS 50' Waffle box car in HO Scale. Available in "Southern" paint scheme, and 12 road numbers!

Available for order Wednesday, February 24h! All-New PS 50' Waffle box car in HO Scale. Available in Southern paint scheme, and 12 road numbers!

We're excited to welcome an all-new product line to the ExactRail family of quality products - the Signature Series. This series of fine products has been developed to introduce precision, scale replica models of specialty, limited prototype production replicas of railway equipment.

Designed, engineered and tooled in the United States, Signature Series products are developed with the same attention to prototype accuracy and scale replica precision as each ExactRail product. Signature Series feature points are the same as Platinum Series including; ExactRail's precision equalized trucks complete with CNC-machined metal wheel sets, complete underbody detailing, seperate air hoses, wire-formed coupler cut-levers, wire formed grab irons, wire formed brake rigging and etched metal parts as prototypically appropriate. Furthermore, all Signature and Platinum Series products are now factory equipped with Kadee (R) #58 scale metal couplers.

First Signature Series Release
We're excited to announce our first Signature Series release: the all-new and never before produced "PS 50' Waffle box car" in HO Scale. First to ship is the original classic "Southern" paint scheme in 12 road numbers. These will begin shipping next Wednesday - February 24th!

Roads Sku: Road Number
SOU:EPS-90301-1:     526675
 EPS-90301-2:     526678
 EPS-90301-3:     526683
 EPS-90301-4:     526687
 EPS-90301-5:     526692
 EPS-90301-6:     526701
 EPS-90301-7:     526714
 EPS-90301-8:     526723
 EPS-90301-9:     526726
 EPS-90301-10:    526739
 EPS-90301-11:    526742
 EPS-90301-12:    526749

The PS 50' Waffle Box Car features:
• The first car in ExactRail's Signature Series!
• The first Southern PS 50' Waffle ever offered in RTR form!
• Designed, engineered and tooled in the United States!
• Factory installed Kadee #58 couplers
• ExactRail's exclusive 70 ton Barber S-2 trucks
• CNC-machined metal wheel sets
• Razor sharp painting and printing
• Fully detailed steel-nailable floor with free standing brake details
• Wire coupler cut lever bars and separately applied air hoses
• Numerous separately applied details
• The finest micro-tooling in the industry!

In 1974, Southern took delivery of 70 ton, 5277 cubic foot box cars from Pullman-Standard. Different from other cars of the IPD era, the Southern cars had a full set of "waffles"--stamped impressions into the car's side panels intended to accommodate lading equipment. Beginning with PS lot 9725, Southern Railway would eventually roster nearly 5,000 of these box cars. Found anywhere, the Southern PS 50' Waffle box car is the epitome of a signature classic!

By way of the Signature series, ExactRail offers authentic replicas of railroad-unique prototypes. Featuring the finest precision micro-tooling and finish-work in the industry, ExactRail's Southern 50' Waffle box car is a platinum quality model—complete with Kadee #58 couplers, coupler cut levers, numerous wire-formed and fine-scale details, accurate underbody details and ExactRail's exclusive equalized trucks. Distinguished by the prototype, ExactRail's Signature Series Southern 50' Waffle Box Car is an exclusive replica to be appreciated by all enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Thank you for your business and happy railroading!

John Pestana – Co-Founder

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