Finally my GP30's are here

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by fifer, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Here are some shots of my two new Atlas GP30's after programing the DCC Equipped loco's.
    First impression is they are a little light , and run very slow (as delivered) and look great. I have yet to pull a train but I will be using them double headed all the time anyway and I like slow!
    I like them!

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    Mike
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Worth the wait! I've always liked the distinctive look of the GP30. Time to assign them to a train Mike! :)
    Ralph
  3. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Yeah , If I wasn't doing some mainline ballasting . Dang!

    Mike
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    Very handsome pair of "Bulls" as they were once called when new.Why Bull? Its because of the "hump" from the cab to the DBs.
  5. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Hi Larry , yeah , I am kinda fond of them as when I started into trains it was the only engine I could ID and it has stuck!

    Now I can not ID the new ones !!!????!!!

    Mike
  6. MCL_RDG

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    I've always...

    ...been partial to GP-30s. I got mine a few days ago too! YEAAAAY!

    I hope I can take a few minutes and just post a pic. Of course mine are

    R-E-A-D-I-N-G.

    Reading's the railroad for me. I started reading (as in reading, not READING-:p) about the GP-30 after I read your post. As always Mike- great inspiration.

    Mark
  7. Herc Driver

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    Those look great. I've always liked that distinctive GP30 look. (Just wish Atlas would make a high hood Southern GP30. Oh well.)
  8. Packers#1

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    They look great, fifer. My gP30 runs great as well.