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Viperjim1

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Any ideas?
« on: December 06, 2021, 05:33:33 AM »
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Hello, going thru some boxes and came upon this item. It’s n scale and havnt got the slightest idea what it is. On the circuit board on top it says USA on it it o other markings. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Re: Any ideas?
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2021, 05:40:55 AM »
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Looks like an old Arnold GG-1 to me.

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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2021, 06:04:45 AM »
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It does look like Arnold rapido GG1, but I'm puzzled by the "USA" on the the circuit board.  These were made in West Germany.

The photo on Mark's website confirms that it is that loco:  http://spookshow.net/loco/gg1.html

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Re: Any ideas?
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2021, 09:47:08 AM »
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I wonder if the "USA" means designed for the USA market, as opposed to the European market, for noise supression.

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Re: Any ideas?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2021, 12:21:42 PM »
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Yes it does look like the GG1 I didn’t even think of that. I was thinking EM3 but that is 4-6-2 2-6-4 configuration. But I think you nailed it. Thanks to all that replied.

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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2021, 07:02:05 PM »
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I wonder if the "USA" means designed for the USA market, as opposed to the European market, for noise supression.

That makes sense.
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