F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby diburning » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:10 pm

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Shot on Tuesday (July 31) at Selkirk, NY by my friend Ramon. Those look like grills to me!
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby sery2831 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:50 pm

Interesting, so the photo that was sent to me was before it was completed.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby ck4049 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 6:13 am

Ive noticed a BIG mistake in the paint job: The purple band toward the rear is way too wide and up towards the front the bottom one is too narrow!
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby SM89 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:11 am

ck4049 wrote:Ive noticed a BIG mistake in the paint job: The purple band toward the rear is way too wide and up towards the front the bottom one is too narrow!


Idk about that. It looks the same as the others when I did a google image search.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby BostonUrbEx » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:23 am

So does this make 1066 the last piece of equipment -- other than some ex-cab car coaches -- with ghetto grills?
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby ck4049 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:20 am

SM89 wrote:
ck4049 wrote:Ive noticed a BIG mistake in the paint job: The purple band toward the rear is way too wide and up towards the front the bottom one is too narrow!


Idk about that. It looks the same as the others when I did a google image search.

Look at the nose(just in case you didnt know, it is the front part of the locomotive). See how the bottom yellow stripe is halfway down the ditchlights(the two lower-front lights that blink)? Redo the google search then come back and tell me about the results. Id be THRILLED to hear how everything is the identical twin of that. Good day.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby BostonUrbEx » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:30 am

CK's right on this one. Though I don't understand the snappy response??? The bottom yellow line of the "rear" part of the 'lightning bolt' is to be the same height as the top yellow line of the "front" of the bolt. The top yellow of the front of the bolt should wrap over the front lights (on the purple "bra"), meaning the last bit of purple should be as high as the top of light. But only the top of the yellow reaches as high as the top of the light. Other than that, everything is correct, thus the front portion is skinny and the rear is wide. Compare the "bra" of 1066 with any other F40.

It's definitely a mere A cup, whereas the others are definitely sporting a B cup. :P

EDIT: Here's 1066 now, compare with F40 image: http://www.easternrailroadnews.com/wp-c ... mPhoto.jpg
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby sery2831 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:00 pm

The paint is definitely off, but it's very slight. The one thing that stands out to me is that he horns are painted black. That old scheme had black horns, but this scheme has silver horns.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby SM89 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:28 pm

I see it now. I was looking for something more substantial before. Hopefully it looks ok when pulling a coach since the purple stripes are supposed to match up.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby GP40MC1118 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:00 pm

The 1066 debuts on No..439 to Fitchburg. The 1058 will be with it.

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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby ck4049 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:37 pm

MK F40PHM-2C is now on the South Side. Spotted at SHSY this evening.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby AEM7AC920 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:11 pm

You missing something else in your post?? There are plenty of MK F40's southside.
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby ck4049 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:20 pm

Oh sorry. Meant to write 1028 in that post! Thanks for correcting me!
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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby GP40MC1118 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:11 pm

The 1066 ended up going out on 401 last night.
Came in on 412, then went to BET. Been there ever since.

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Re: F40PH-2C & F40PHM-2C "Rebuilds" Discussion

Postby ck4049 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:04 pm

Today at BET I noticed the 1035 is covered in oil and grease(pretty bad too). Is she in for repairs?
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