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IM FP9's
« on: February 12, 2010, 07:42:45 PM »
Picked up four units today; a AB set of Canadian National Green and Black F's; an A unit in CPR tuscan and another A unit in CN zebra; all run flawlessly in DC; all have the same great detail as the FP7's (although I think the handrails are still way to far out) and all have great; sharp and accurate paint......EXCEPT.....................

The CN zebra stripes are white...........they should be a light gray.........not white............I can't be too hard on IM; I think dang near everyone makes this error, but "@$#@%#!%#!%@#!" can't anyone other than Kato get it right ?

But those green and black CN's are I'm a happy camper - the Super Continental will look awesome behind them..........

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Re: IM FP9's
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010, 10:27:48 PM »
I sent them an email regarding the white that they put on the pre-production SD40-2W. Not sure if they will heed my warning, but they did not respond. Wrong on the FP9, wrong on the SD45T-2. Before we all poop on IM, Atlas has continuously done the same on all it's CN zebra units... most recently the GP38-2. It's well docummented that it is not white, yet it is a continual problem for many mfg's to get it right.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2010, 10:29:22 PM by lock4244 »
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