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New Bachmann GP7 images...
« on: December 20, 2010, 07:43:44 PM »
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In the following images, the engine on the right is an Atlas GP7:









I'll put them to track tomorrow. 

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2010, 07:51:39 PM »
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In Penn Central???

OhmyGodohmyGodohmyGodohmyGodohmyGodohmyGodohmyGod!!!!

EDIT:  LOL, I shoulda read the caption...!  The Atlas GP7 is very nice.  But I may still consider the Pennsy GP7 from Bachmann or a Bachmann as PC.  After all, the PC isn't exactly a hard paint scheme to do.
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2010, 08:08:43 PM »
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Now that's what I call a big coupler!

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2010, 08:12:56 PM »
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Wait, wait, WAIT! That my friends is a scale width hood. I think this must be a first for Bachmann. Looks like these will fit right in with Atlas and Walthers Geeps.
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2010, 08:16:25 PM »
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So far those look very nice. A few observations, there are no diamond tread on walkways, no ladder rungs on the ends of the hoods and no "fake mu's"... I'm not complaining, maybe these are not finished, maybe they figure we'd rather have stand alone mu's and rungs (I would).....

Not too bad at all !
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2010, 08:44:34 PM »
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So far those look very nice. A few observations, there are no diamond tread on walkways, no ladder rungs on the ends of the hoods and no "fake mu's"... I'm not complaining, maybe these are not finished, maybe they figure we'd rather have stand alone mu's and rungs (I would).....

Not too bad at all !

I agree..Using BLMA detail parts you could easily turn that Geep into a looker..
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2010, 09:03:42 PM »
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Like I need another GP-7, ah wait, I want one!

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2010, 09:10:21 PM »
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Wow. I am impressed.

I'm still not a fan of the way they do their hood doors, but getting some of these cheap? There's all sorts of fun that can be had. I'm feeling all sorts of paint outs about to happen.

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2010, 09:26:40 PM »
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There a few spots on the web and the 'bay that'll be moving these at better than Trainman prices.

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2010, 09:50:31 PM »
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I'm going to wait until Kleins or Favorite Spot start blowing these out for $20. Thats when I make my move
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2010, 10:25:09 PM »
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Now all we need is information on operations. Looks like I'm in for an NYC at the very least.

EDIT-Uh oh! Big problem with the NYC loco

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#5608 was a DRSP-4, a passenger unit. NYCS painted most of the DRSP-4s grey, but there were some that were black, so this may not be a big deal. More than one detail manufacturer sells EMD road switcher steam generator stacks, so, again, it is possible to deal with this.

AND NOW, for the glaring error. Only subsidiary roads had 'NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM as the road name. Only two NYCS subsidiaries had GP-7s, Pitteburgh and Lake Erie and Peoria and Eastern. P&LE's were Pacemaker Green, not black. P&E's were black, but had the P&E herald on the cab and the road number on the short hood. #5608 was not assigned to either P&LE or P&E.

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2010, 10:32:20 PM »
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They look nicely proportioned - thanks for the pix!

Will be interesting to see whats under the hood.


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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2010, 04:41:01 AM »
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In the following images, the engine on the right is an Atlas GP7:





I'll put them to track tomorrow. 

So where are the grab irons??? There doesn't appear to be any in the photo.

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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2010, 04:48:21 AM »
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The lack of tread on the walkways I can overlook.  The option to add MUs is actually what I'd prefer, but the lack of grabs irons is troubling.  Hopefully this will not be a problem by the time they release them in a scheme I care about, i.e. at least one western scheme that's not Uncle Pedo.
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Re: New Bachmann GP7 images...
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2010, 05:51:14 AM »
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Painted railings are a nice touch....
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