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Looking For A Ho-Scale F59PH

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Looking For A Ho-Scale F59PH
Posted by MetrolinkFan on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:22 PM

Hello all I am looking for a Ho-Scale F59PH like Metrolink had in 1992.Would you know where I can find one of thes engine?

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Posted by mbinsewi on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:26 PM

Athearn and Ebay.  I don't know if anyone other than Athearn made them.

Google HO scale F59PH.

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Posted by emdmike on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:03 PM

As mentioned, Athearn or possibly in brass by Overland Models.  Ebay and train shows will be your sources for locating one.   Good Luck and Happy Hunting!    Mike the Aspie

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Posted by SPSOT fan on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:54 PM

Assuming you are looking for an F59PH NOT and F59PHI. Athearn made the more common PHI but not the PH, so as far as I know brass is your only option. That means that you’ll need to look on eBay or a train shows, and you made need some patience... 

I’m not even certain that there is a brass F59PH (though it’s relatively likely), so you may need to scratchbuild/kitbash one...

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Posted by dh28473 on Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:17 AM
True line trains
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Posted by dh28473 on Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:18 AM
Try credit valley railway in canada
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Posted by dh28473 on Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:19 AM
Kaslo shops had a kit
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Posted by mbinsewi on Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:35 AM

Kaslo's look great.  The Athearn locos I referred to are actuall the F59PHI, while the Metrolink locos are the F59PH.

I just caught that.

Kaslo has phase I and II.

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Posted by SPSOT fan on Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:51 AM

The afore mentioned Kalso shops kit seems to be the only option. True line makes MPXpress commuter loco, but I have heard it’s quite inaquarate for all the road names except GO. Tried to see if there is a brass option, and came up empty handed. You’ve certainly chose a rare prototype!

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Posted by dh28473 on Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:19 PM
I have a kit for kaslo shops
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Posted by mbinsewi on Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:03 AM

dh28473
I have a kit for kaslo shops

Cool! For the F59PH ?  I'm not a rivet counter, or even a recovering rivet counter, but I like Kaslo Products, and John's products are considered by the proto modelers as right on.

That looks like a nice complete kit.

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Posted by dh28473 on Sunday, April 21, 2019 11:23 AM
I think they work off a athearn ph drive
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Posted by mbinsewi on Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:36 PM

Kaslo's web site says they recommend the Atlas GP38 chassis and drive.

Mike.

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