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Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« on: April 09, 2012, 02:46:47 PM »
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Opened a box from Walthers today at the shop full of GP20's and 60's. I must say they look really good. Haven't got time to take photo's right now but they are very well painted. Step edge warning stripe painted, lots of  warning labels, and Micro-Train couplers standard now.

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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2012, 04:46:51 PM »
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and Micro-Train couplers standard now
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That's a vast improvement.. :D
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2012, 05:24:44 PM »
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NS GP60's a possibility here, anxious to see these...

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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2012, 05:32:44 PM »
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2012, 05:39:21 PM »
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2012, 08:45:58 AM »
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TIVO, he be looking for the GP60 SP/SSW!  :D

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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2012, 09:15:58 AM »
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Why do SP/SSW? Not like they had the largest fleet of GP60's ever assembled  :facepalm:
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2012, 11:39:10 AM »
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Do the GP60's now have prototypically correct trucks? I remember something about this being a possibility.

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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2012, 11:45:30 AM »
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I'm not at the shop today. I will try to bring one home tomorrow and take some closeups....

Walthers has photos up on their site now though.

http://www.walthers.com/exec/productinfo/920-75404

http://www.walthers.com/exec/productinfo/920-75407

I honestly don't know what the correct trucks would be so I won't be one to comment on that.

How good of a canidate are these to make a GP50?
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2012, 11:55:52 AM »
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Yep, per the above links, those are more correct then the previous LL runs, although can't tell if the stabilizer struts are on the engineer's side from those photos. I wonder if the new sideframes would pop onto the older LL units and, if so, might be available as a separate part. My guess is maybe on the first question and probably not on the second.
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2012, 11:26:05 PM »
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I used GP38-2 truck sideframes on my GP60 from the first run.
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2012, 12:44:35 AM »
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I used GP38-2 truck sideframes on my SD60 from the first run.

That'd be an interesting project...  :trollface:
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2012, 07:13:48 AM »
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Heh, that was supposed to be a GP60, not SD60
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2012, 08:20:39 AM »
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What does the designation in the Walther's listing about DC mean?  Some engines are listed as standard DC; some are not, but these have wording about DCC friendly.
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Re: Walthers GP20's and GP60's arrived.
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2012, 08:55:17 AM »
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I was interested in a NS GP60 but,that gap between the truck and body is a turn off..
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