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hancdc1

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Help with purchasing a transformer
« on: November 23, 2020, 10:16:10 am »
I just purchased a 1974 6-8463 GP20 Locomotive that has remote forward, neutral and reverse operation. For now it will only run under the Christmas tree, no accessories or anything. I need a transformer. Recommendations?

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Re: Help with purchasing a transformer
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2020, 02:57:27 pm »
A Lionel CW80 transformer is a good new transformer to start with.
https://www.lionelstore.com/CW80-Transformer-New-Improved

If you want similar power at a lower price, look up the used postwar 1033 transformers on the auction sites.

If you have access to a local Lionel train store, they may have them there.

Larry

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Re: Help with purchasing a transformer
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2020, 03:51:43 pm »
Thank you Larry. I will do the CW80.

 

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