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Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« on: November 07, 2008, 06:44:22 PM »
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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2008, 03:22:07 PM »
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Gonna put the elephant ears on it?

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2008, 03:32:34 PM »
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Gonna put the elephant ears on it?

No, too dorky. ;D

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2008, 04:27:17 PM »
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May need to do something about those garden hoses draped through the cab...

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2008, 12:45:59 AM »
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Dang HO scale... :P

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2008, 06:52:47 AM »
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Very cool, I have a GP60 to bash into one of these in N one day.

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2008, 08:27:30 PM »
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I cant believe with how good Athearn's stuff looks above the frame, how BAD it looks below the frame!
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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2008, 09:46:53 PM »
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I cant believe with how good Athearn's stuff looks above the frame, how BAD it looks below the frame!

Word on the street is that their upcoming releases will feature more frame detail.

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2008, 09:47:11 AM »
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why am i wasting my life on N scale?  damn that's awesome.

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2008, 09:50:50 AM »
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why am i wasting my life on N scale?  damn that's awesome.

-Steve

Wait until I post photos of the Kato stuff.  The Athearn "Ready to Roll" is entry level.

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2008, 09:58:44 AM »
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[Wait until I post photos of the Kato stuff.  The Athearn "Ready to Roll" is entry level.

i have already started to tear down my first N scale attempt and now i'm thinking that i'll just be done with N scale for now and switch back to HO with Sargent couplers.  where's the waffles?

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2008, 03:35:04 AM »
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I've never been a fan of the RPP GP40X shells, they're a case of good design gone bad... all caused by one assumption (that the dyamic flair was the same height as any other EMD)

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Re: Athearn GP40x with HTB trucks
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2008, 06:11:04 PM »
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Well Rob,

I wouldn't have know any different about the DBs until you pointed that out. Now that you did, I can see it clearly! Here's an example:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=145914&nseq=37

 I will not however, be selling my SP quartet!

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