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Date: 06/11/24 08:47
New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: FiveChime

Test ran at Randall Museum model railroad last Saturday.
Great detail and runs well.
Regards, Jim Evans




Date: 06/11/24 08:54
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: original

handrails look too heavy !
 



Date: 06/11/24 10:10
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: icancmp193

Did SP/Cotton Belt GP30s have bright yellow handrails? Perhaps when delivered?

TJY



Date: 06/11/24 10:55
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: MrMRL

https://www.railpictures.net/photo/695792/
https://www.condrenrails.com/SP-SSW/SP-SSW-GP30s.html
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/123606278982

~ Mr. MRL



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/11/24 10:58 by MrMRL.



Date: 06/11/24 12:36
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: Curt

What's with the small-font numbers on the cab?



Date: 06/11/24 13:24
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: Lighter

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> What's with the small-font numbers on the cab?

Mr MRL's photo links show this.



Date: 06/11/24 14:08
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: callen77

original Wrote:
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> handrails look too heavy !
>  

agree, though weathering might scale that back a little bit.



Date: 06/11/24 14:51
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: WAF

icancmp193 Wrote:
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> Did SP/Cotton Belt GP30s have bright yellow
> handrails? Perhaps when delivered?
>
> TJY
Yes, SSW thing



Date: 06/11/24 21:43
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: tehachapifan

I've always felt that the SSW style yellow handrails just don't model well. They just end up looking toylike and unfinished, seemingly no matter how well they're done. 



Date: 06/12/24 03:43
Re: New Scale Trains Rivet Counter SSW GP30
Author: calsubd

Wonder what the projected sales are?, me 0,  I know someone on the West Coast could say the same for what I would buy, 

Ed Stewart
Jacksonville, FL



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