ALCo RS Best HO model

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ALCo RS Best HO model

Post by torikoos » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:54 am

Hello all,

I've seen a variety of video's and photos of ALCo RS2's RS3's etc. and I'm afraid the bug has bitten me a little, and want to do some research.
Not that I'm going to splash out cash on a model just now, I have several others to work on first, but I do like the ALCo burble and would like a model of one, which leads me to this question:

Which is currently the best model of an RS2 or RS3 locomotive.
I've read that some have too wide a hood (based on old molds etc) others have too short an overall length etc.
Which one(s) are the best to start with? (I'm not really looking for a pricey brass model)

Thanks very much.
Koos Fockens -Devon UK. North American Model Railroading
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Re: ALCo RS Best HO model

Post by BrianMoore » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:03 pm

AFAIK the proprietary models all have their different pros and cons - you just have to decide which bullet you want to bite.

For more info, I'd suggest asking the same question on the FB group, as there's a few people on there who will have most of the knowledge.
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Re: ALCo RS Best HO model

Post by torikoos » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:50 pm

good point thanks Brian, I'll try that avenue too. More know more than one :-)
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