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PC: Re: Atlas/Athearn
- Subject: PC: Re: Atlas/Athearn
- From: "weldon" <weldon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 22:21:39 -0500
A buddy of mine once compared buying an Athearn diesel to dating a girl that
Get the body first, worry about the details later...
From: Garrett Rea <Garrett.Rea -AT- worldnet.att.net>
To: Penn Central <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Date: Sunday, January 09, 2000 1:09 PM
Subject: PC: Atlas/Athearn
>>Using them with Athearn,
>>Stewart, grossly overpriced Atlas and Kato, etc.
>Overpriced Atlas? Really, with the new Atlas drives Atlas locos are good
>value. The only drawback are the moulded on grabs on their "Classics"
>series, which are new drives in their earlier shells. This can be quickly
>taken care of, or, in the case of a RS-1 that I painted for someone else,
>they did not care about seperate grabs. By the time you get an Athearn
>up to today's standards (handrails, details, A-Line drive, new wheelsets)
>are in (or above) the Atlas price range anyhow.
>Supposedly, retail on the new Atlas GP40 is going to be in the $80-90
>range.....and a GP38 to follow.
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