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Re: [CBQ] GP30 fans

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Subject: Re: [CBQ] GP30 fans
From: "popbumper1" <popbumper1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 23:43:06 -0600

  Outstanding! And this is what I truly enjoy about this group. Thank you for this interesting additional information!

Chris Munson 

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From: Michael Woodruff <mwoodruff54@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11/15/21 11:36 PM (GMT-06:00)
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Subject: Re: [CBQ] GP30 fans


Not sure whose drawings they were looking at when the tooling for the P2K GP30s was produced, but just as info, MILW, SOO and GM&O all had GP30s with the six long/two short handrail stanchion configuration.  Perhaps not coincidentally, these units were all delivered on Alco trade-in trucks, which reportedly required a different traction motor blower duct arrangement.

Here is SOO 713:


On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 8:53 PM popbumper1 <popbumper1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

  Thank you so much for a very thorough assessment of shortcomings; this is quite helpful!

  I was aware of Cannon 48" fans no longer being available, but the Plano grilles will be very helpful. Incidentally, regarding the handrails, I also noticed on the fireman's side that there should be two short/SEVEN long stanchions, and their factory plastic rails are two short/SIX long! Interesting...

  Thanks again, and also for the photo/detail on the Bulletin!

Chris Munson

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