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Athearn #G40978 HO GP39-2 Phase iib w/DCC & Sound, BN #2702

Athearn #G40978 HO GP39-2 Phase iib w/DCC & Sound, BN #2702
  • Manufacture: Model Train Specials
  • Category: Diesel Locomotive
  • Number: G40978
  • Scale: HO
  • Price: $229.99
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Detailed Information

Santa Fe

All road numbers
Phase 1 GP39-2
Walkway with switching steps and blunt anticlimber
Intake grilles with top and bottom ribs
Riveted cab sides with no armrests
Early battery box doors
Leslie S-3 air horn on bracket
Antenna ground plane with sinclair antenna
Vapor air conditioner
Working Prime Stratolite beacon
Medium cab side mirrors
81" nose with ratchet brake
Front EMD low plow, Rear MU hose catch tray
Blomberg-M trucks
2900 gal fuel tank
Era 1974-1980's

Delaware and Hudson

All road numbers
All units Ex-Reading
Phase 1 GP39-2
Intake grilles with top rib only
Riveted cab side plates with armrests
Early battery box doors
Large Sinclair antenna
Cab side rain gutters
81" nose w/ ratchet brake
2900 gal fuel tank
Blomberg-B trucks
No sunshades or sunshade tracks
#7403 & 7418
Nathan K5lar23 horn on center of cab
Rectangle cab vent
Cab mirrors and wind deflectors different on each side
Working front ditch lights
Era 1990's+
#7411 & 7414
Leslie S-3 horn on cab center
No cab vent
No ditch lights
No mirrors
Era 1980's+

Reading

All road numbers
Phase 1 GP39-2
Intake grilles with top rib only
Riveted cab side plates with armrests
Early battery box doors
Large Sinclair antenna
Cab side rain gutters
81" nose w/ ratchet brake
2900 gal fuel tank
Blomberg-B trucks
No sunshades or sunshade tracks
Era 1974+

Portland And Western

All road numbers
All units Ex- Santa Fe
Phase 1 GP39-2
Walkway with switching steps and blunt anticlimber
Intake grilles with top and bottom ribs
Riveted cab sides with armrests
Early battery box doors
Front EMD low plow
2900 gal fuel tank
Blunt anticlimber, rear drop step
Front and rear operating ditch lights
Rectangle cab vent
#2302 "Adair Village"
Nathan K3LAR2 horn mounted to left and in front of radiator fans
Short firecracker & large Sinclair antennas on stands
Antenna conduits
MU receptacles
Prime Stratolite beacon front center of cab
Medium cab mirrors
81" nose w/ ratchet brake
Blomberg-M trucks with leaf springs
Era Late 2000's-Now
#2303
Recent Repaint- Alternate orange & yellow scheme w/ black trucks
Nathan K3LA horn on bracket mounted on dynamic brake hatch
Short firecracker & large Sinclair antennas on stands
EOT & A/C conduits
Cab mounted strobe; flashes on DCC version
Late battery box doors w/ stiffener ribs
Two speed recorders
Medium cab mirrors
MU receptacles
Blomberg-M trucks with rubber springs
Era Early 2013-Now
#2315 "Willamina"
Blanked cab headlight
Nathan K3LAR2 horn mounted to left and in front of radiator fans with one bell forward
Short firecracker & large Sinclair antennas on stands
GPS Dome
Antenna conduits
Medium cab mirrors
81" nose with Santa Fe lights
MU receptacles
Rectangle builders plate
Blomberg-M trucks with rubber springs
Era Late 2000's-Now

Burlington Northern

All road numbers
Phase IIb GP39-2
Early exhaust silencer
Welded cab side panels with armrests
Early hinged BN battery box doors w/ single louver
Leslie S-3 horn offset on cab right
Large and small firecracker antennas on cab
Flashing (in DCC) Western Cullen beacon on cab
Sunshade on left side only
3-Pane all weather cab window on right side
88" nose with ratchet brake
Front anticlimber, rear drop step
3600 gallon fuel tank
Spare knuckles on rear pilot
BN hose catch pockets on rear pilot
Rectangle builder's plates
Blomberg-M trucks with leaf springs
Era 1981-1987+
LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

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
Coupler cut levers
MU hoses
Trainline hose
See through cab windows
Full cab interior
Walkway tread
Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
Windshield wipers
Lift rings
Wire grab irons
Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
Sander lines
McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
Wheels with RP25 contours operate on Code 55, 70, 75, 80, 83, and 100 rail
Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
Sound equipped models also feature:

Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami 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 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)
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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