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Sat Apr 19 16:46:36 EDT 2008

Ben Blevins wrote:

> Did Athearn ever rescale the width of the hoods on their SD45's?

> Is that what they mean by upgraded tooling? I always thought they

> looked a little out of scale and too wide, with narrow walkways.

The new Athearn model is an upgrade of the old Rail Power Products
tooling they acquired and not based on their old blue-box widebody
model. As such, it should have a scale width body.

Joe Shaw

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