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Subject: Re: [CBQ] GP30 fans
From: "popbumper1" <popbumper1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 14:13:56 -0600
The plot thickens!! SO interesting how many variations there are on these units!! Thank you, appreciate everyone's expertise!! 

Chris Munson

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From: Gordon Smith <kc2bw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11/16/21 5:44 AM (GMT-06:00)
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Subject: Re: [CBQ] GP30 fans

Chris, The number of tall stanchions on the firemans side depend on
which cab the loco had. EMD re-designed the rear of the firemans side by
lengthening it to provide more room. Q motors 940-969 had the short cabs
and 970-977 the long one.

Gordon Smith

popbumper1 wrote:
> Jim:
>    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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