GP9 UP #217 Sound Version

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HO Scale GP9 UP #217 w/ Tsunami2 Sound by Athearn
Product SKU : G64245

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MSRP: $289.98   Our Price: $275.48

Item: ATHG64245

Includes Tsumani II sound

Road #217

Arriving in 1954, these GP9s are part of a group of 40 units that lacked dynamic brakes. They were mainly assigned to the flatlands on the eastern parts of the UP. Most lasted into the early 1980s. All units:

  • Phase I GP9s
  • “We Can Handle It” slogan
  • Dual headlights
  • Winterization hatch
  • Leslie S3L horn on bracket
  • Large UP style armrests
  • Etched cab mirrors
  • Canvas sunshade on fireman’s side
  • All weather window on engineer’s side
  • Western-Cullen or strobe beacon (flashes on DCC/sound version)
  • Era mid 1970s+

#206, #216, #217:

  • As-delivered cut levers
  • Footboards
  • Front and rear MU catch boxes with footboard
  • Trainline and MU hoses
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Drop steps unless noted
  • MU stands
  • “Nub” style walkway tread
  • Bell placement & type per prototype
  • Fine-scale handrails for scale appearance
  • Wire grab irons
  • Lift rings
  • Windshield wipers
  • See through cab windows and full cab interior
  • Etched metal radiator intake grilles and fan grilles
  • Air tanks mounted below sill unless noted
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
  • Blomberg-B trucks with appropriate bearing caps
  • Sander lines
  • Speed recorder unless noted
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Bidirectional constant LED lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds the model for safe storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”

SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE:

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Excellent Slow speed control
  • Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included

 

 

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