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Big Boy 4013
I am considering replacing my Athearn UP F7's with P2K E6A/B units and am wondering if they will operate on 22" radius. I have not been able to find this spec info. On my new layout, most of my curves will be greater than 22", but there will be some, including the reversing loop that will be 22".

I read at the Life-Like site that they are close coupled with working diaphrams, and am concerned about their minimum radius. I have a set of the new Rivarossi passenger cars with working diaphrams, and they will operate on radius down to 18", though they look terrible doing it. They look OK on 22" though and I would like to used them with E6A/B's as power.

Anybody out there have P2K E6's that can help me out?


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excerpt from LifeLike page:
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Hi up_santafe the only place I found out anything was at the LifeLike site. According to their page you should be able to phone them toll free at the above number. Hope it helps
Cheers Willis

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