PCM Y6b's

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Sun May 21 10:53:20 EDT 2006

Yep, Kurt. Hinged at the ends so they can get around those 18" curves and
sell all that many more engines.

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Subject: Re: PCM Y6b's

> What about the articulation? Ia it the same a the BLI's?


> Kurt S. Kramke


> nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org wrote:


>> So I got mine yesterday, and put it on the programming track today.


>> Comments: Valve gear is not acceptable. If Proto can put acceptable

>> valve gear on the Y-3s, why can't these folks put it on the Y-6b? And

>> Broadway on the N&W A, for that matter?

>> Sound is barely acceptable; the exhaust sound is

>> confusing to say the least. Other sounds are OK; a nice touch is the

>> splash of water from the injector overflow after the injector shuts off.

>> Programming is OK.

>> Power - not acceptable. My Broadway 1218 will shove

>> the Y-6b right off the test track without slipping a driver (I haven't

>> tested it against my Y-3s). The Y-6b will not budge the A if the A is

>> not under power.

>> Tender is heavy all right, but I guess that's because

>> of the big speaker.


>> Ed King



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