Non Haven Fleischmann Model

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Non Haven Fleischmann Model

flatcar99
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Joined: 22 Jul 2017, 18:53

06 Feb 2018, 04:23 #1

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rsullivan
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Joined: 14 Dec 2016, 20:36

06 Feb 2018, 07:06 #2

Thanks Mr. Flatcar99 for this tribute to the New Haven EP-5s. I see it is numbered for the GFN. Is that possibly the Grand Funk Network? I see that Fleischmann avoided the controversy of modelling the third rail pickup shoes in either the raised or lowered position by just not including them on the trucks. Prior to Rapido announcing their production of the EP-5, I was seriously comparing the Marklin NS EETC Class 1200 Electric Locomotive, MFX+ w/Sound for a kitbash donor locomotive. It would require so many modifications, that I decided that scratch building one would be easier, take less time, and be more cost effective.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr.  member #3967
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DBrion
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Joined: 21 Jun 2006, 05:52

06 Feb 2018, 07:12 #3

This has been around since the 1960's.  A "Groaner" if there ever was one.

Mr. Sullivan, just for the scratch-building fun of it I intend to kitbash two Life-Like Erie-Built diesel cabs (back to back) and create a faux EP-5.  I know it won't be real, but it will be unique.
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John Sheridan
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Joined: 23 Feb 2009, 20:07

06 Feb 2018, 12:56 #4

I used this model as a template for the upcoming EP-5 model.
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bogman102
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Joined: 10 Oct 2007, 09:40

06 Feb 2018, 15:14 #5

In its day this was the cats meow for an EP-5 stand in to a 10 year old!
I have seen these sell today for $100 to $200.00!
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rsullivan
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06 Feb 2018, 15:26 #6

John Sheridan wrote: I used this model as a template for the upcoming EP-5 model.
😂 LOL! 😂
Richard (short form) #3967
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