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Octagon Antenna Dome
Universal Antenna Dome Octagon Style BNSF U.P.
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by: Frederick Boucher [ JPTRR ]


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RailRoad Modeling

Universal Antenna Dome Octagon Style BNSF U.P.
Item: HTD-6007


Introduction
Model railroading is fun and for many of us part of that fun modeling a particular prototype, even during a specific time. Railroads and equipment manufacturers have given us a bewildering number of modifications to model. These are often unique items and not practical for model makers to mass produce or install at the factory. Riding to the rescue are model makers like Hi-Tech Details! Hi-Tech Details website is hi-tech, too! Many of their sets and kits feature click-to-access how-to features and instructions.

Today GPS and radios are essential for railroads to dispatch, control, and monitor their trains and motive power. These antennas are often housed in plastic domes seen atop the loco cab.
Octagonal Dome Kit
This is a simple set of two parts to allow you to detail modern diesels with an octagon GPS antenna dome. This set is packed in a plastic bag stapled to HTD’s vivid fuchsia and black card label. It allows you to detail your Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific units.

The kit is a simple single sprue of white parts. Both are well molded without ejector marks, seam lines or sink marks; the parts have very slight flash. The base unit has nice bolt detail.

Basic mounting instructional text is printed on the back label.

Summary
This is a simple set of simple parts to allow you to detail your GPS-era BNSF and U.P. diesels. They are nicely molded and I think you will be happy with them.

Please remember, when contacting retailers or manufacturers, to mention that you saw their products highlighted here – on RailRoadModeling.
SUMMARY
Highs: Sharply molded in semi-translucent plastic.
Lows: A little flash.
Verdict: This is a simple set of two parts to allow you to detail modern diesels with an octagon GPS antenna dome.
Percentage Rating
95%
  Scale: HO Scale
  Mfg. ID: 6007
  Suggested Retail: $2.95
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  PUBLISHED: Apr 16, 2012
  NATIONALITY: United States
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 87.00%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 91.25%

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About Frederick Boucher (JPTRR)
FROM: TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES

I'm a professional pilot with a degree in art. My first model was an AMT semi dump truck. Then Monogram's Lunar Lander right after the lunar landing. Next, Revell's 1/32 Bf-109G...cried havoc and released the dogs of modeling! My interests--if built before 1900, or after 1955, then I proba...

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