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RE: UP GE 4500HP gas turbine."GTEL 4500"

You're making fast progress. I will be following with interest.


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RE: UP GE 4500HP gas turbine."GTEL 4500"

You're really coming along on the roof detail. This will be a nice model. Looking forward to more. 

I think that Pentrex has acouple of videos with Turbines on them.

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RE: UP GE 4500HP gas turbine."GTEL 4500"

That housing behind the cab is not a dynamic brake, but the main air inlet for the turbine. That is an exhaust muffler on the rear for the diesel engine. The turbine was so fuel hungry that it was spooled up only when they were ready to pull the whole train on the mainline. For tooling around the yard and hooking up the diesel engine was used.

Looks great. By the way, Mikes Train House has a sound system for this type of engine, but will require their DCS system to run it off of track power.

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RE: UP GE 4500HP gas turbine."GTEL 4500"

Bryan

Now's the time to put in a circuit breaker or fuse. I know from my own experience that if you don't have one you can burn up all your wiring and damage electronics.

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RE: UP GE 4500HP gas turbine."GTEL 4500"

Yeah fill us in with some info and close-up shots on the tender.

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Wow the decals really pull it together. :):D Just need to add some handgrabs and such and you should be pretty well done.

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