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GP9 on 16 Inch Radius Curves

Lance asks:

“I know 16″ is tight but will a GP7 or GP9 handle it?”

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4 Responses to GP9 on 16 Inch Radius Curves

  • Sidney Hoopengardner says:

    Four axel loco’s will handle 16″ curves but six axel loco’s will have a problem in HO scale

  • Joe T says:

    A GP7 and GP9 will handle the 16 inch radii curves just fine. You can even run U30Bs on such curves.

  • kim says:

    what’s the scale? if it’s n scale no worries.
    If it’s HO the loco will just make as long as you don’t pull to many rolling stock.
    And you go slow.

  • Bill says:

    They will probably handle it but will have a toy looking overhang. Make sure any scenery is far enough back so they don’t catch it with the handrails.

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