Fabricated from steel plate, the LSF Operating Stand mounts between two ties and is used to manually operate the derail block on the SD Series sliding derail ON or OFF the rail head. The LSF operating stand has an adjustable throwing stroke, and red and white target vanes come standard. Available with optional blue or red “DERAIL” flag. Installation of the LSF Operating Stand requires two 11-foot long railroad ties (not included). For Derail Types SD-3, SD-4, SD-5, and SD-6. Weight 81 lbs. (36.74 kg). Use Connecting Rods RA1566-1A for near-rail application; use RA1566-1B for far-rail application.