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  Ready Made Trains O 92315 Bang Series Alco S4, Pennsylvania #8433
Ready Made Trains O 92315 Bang Series Alco S4, Pennsylvania #8433
 
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Description
 
The Pennsylvania Bang Series Alco S4 is a fun locomotive that is compatible with most Lionel, K-Line, MTH, Atlas, Williams/Bachmann and Weaver 3-rail electric trains.
Features
Features:
Fully Assembled Model
Dual Motors
Electronic Foward, Neutral, and Reverse
Electronic Horn
Directional Headlights
Directional Operating Front and Rear Marker Lights
BEEP People Little Wally Engineer/Fireman Seated Cab Figures
Flashing Roof Beacon
Metal Chassis With Detail Full Pilot
Metal Handrails and Handrail Posts
MEtal Handrails On Cab Door
Accurate Alco Style Smoke Stack
Alco Style Builder's Plate Detail
Improved Details On Bodyshell
Operating Die Cast Couplers Front and Rear
Prototypical Road Numbers and Paint Schemes
Measures Approximately 10" Over The Couplers


Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
Not great but pretty good July 12, 2012
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Long Island, NY  
Although identified by RMT as an Alco S-4, this locomotive is more generic than Alco.   Having said that, It is a nice looking and well put together O-27 type model with a lot of interesting features such as directional lights, a flashing light on the roof and a horn.   It easily pulls 5 to 6 O-27 cars but bogs down a bit if more are added.   About the only complaint that I have is that it is difficult to control at low speeds using an MTH Z-1000 controller.  As this locomotive is used on a dedicated loop of track, I resolved this issue by placing an 8 ohm - 20 watt power resister in series with the wire supplying power to the center rail.   One more thing, the sound of the horn is kind of like a cheap bicycle horn with a dying battery.    
The above not withstanding, this is a good locomotive, particularly for those modellers whose interests lean toward the conventional style O-27 layout.

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