K-Line F59PHI vs. MTH F59PHI

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A year or two ago I purchased the K-line Amtrak Surfliner 4-car set and an additional Surfliner Coach. At the time only K-Line had a matching Surfliner F59PHI, but that was sold out. So, I got a Amtrak California MTH Premier F59PHI. Yesterday I looked at the MTH website and saw that they were coming out with a Premier Surfliner F59PHI w/ proto sound 2. I then also looked at the K-Line website a saw that their Surfliner F59PHI is due Fall 2005. My question is, who has the better engine. I've had good luck with my current Amtrak CA F59PHI. The train store owner where I got the set and the engine says that the Proto Sound 2(MTH) is a lot better than the Lionel RailSounds(K-Line)

Thank you,



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Hi and welcome to the forums Sean. Sorry I can't help you with an answer as I know little about O scale products. I'm sure someone will be along to help you with advice.
Cheers Willis

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