GP 40

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Ralph Billings
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GP 40

Post by Ralph Billings » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:57 am

Does anyone know if the GP40 motors exist anywhere??

Chris Morris
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Re: GP 40

Post by Chris Morris » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:39 pm

I fitted a pair of USAT power trucks to mine after the gears stripped on one of the Aristo trucks. It took a little simple surgery but it works fine.

Cal Best
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Re: GP 40

Post by Cal Best » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:06 pm

Ed Headington replaced his with the same ones used in the FA etc because he felt the 40's drew too much power .

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Re: GP 40

Post by Paul Norton » Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:53 pm

The motor blocks for locomotives like the FA-1, RS-3, etc. are available on-line from the Bachmann Trains Parts Department. Search the locomotive list for the recently released Eggliner parts.

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Re: GP 40

Post by R.J DeBerg » Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:05 pm

I believe RLD Hobbies have the FA blocks/eggliner in stock. Later RJD
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Ed Headington
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Re: GP 40

Post by Ed Headington » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:01 pm

Yup, the two GP-40's that I run most, coupled together, both have the FA type motorblocks. Run a long time on a single battery charge, and pull just fine.

Ed

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