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BLI-R2932 REFURBISHED Light Pacific 4-6-2, MKT #407, Paragon2 Sound/DC/DCC, HO

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Item Number: R2932
Product Line: Paragon2

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The Pacific-type locomotive evolved as the need for power and speed increased. First, the four-wheel leading truck delivered stability at the faster speeds. Second, six tall drivers provided pulling power and speed.  Last, a two-wheel trailing truck provided support for a larger firebox. The sum of this design was the 4-6-2 USRA Pacific.

The USRA designation for light and heavy locomotives was a function of the track's ability to withstand weight. Excessive axle weight could damage the rails, loosen fastenings, and also cause damage to the locomotive. The USRA deemed a maximum of 54,000 pounds per axle as a light locomotive.  The USRA Light Pacific weighed in at 277,000 lbs, with a 73 inch driver diameter and a boiler pressure of 200 lb/in.

BLI's models follow the original designs closely.  Railroad specific variations are not modeled on these locomotives.  In most instances we offer two locomotive numbers for each railroad, and we are offering a painted model (black) with no lettering. 

- All new Paragon2 sound and control system for DC & DCC
- Integral DC/DCC dual mode decoder for ease of operation
- Industry best slow-speed operation in DC and DCC
- Prototypical light operation with constant intensity headlight
- Authentic USRA Pacific sounds! Controllable in DC and DCC.
- All-wheel drive and all-wheel electrical pick-up (except front and trailing trucks)
- Factory installed engineer and fireman figures
- ABS plastic body with heavy die cast chassis for maximum tractive effort
- 5-pole can motor with skew wound armature
- Locomotive Length (coupler to coupler):  TBA
- Locomotive Weight: TBA
- Separately applied handrails, grab irons, ladders, whistle, and brass bell
- Operating knuckle couplers
- Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
- Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches

NOTICE: Due to insufficient boiler diameter in the USRA Heavy and Light Pacifics, these units will not have smoke units.

Paragon2 Sound System Features:

- Operates in DC & DCC (use DCMaster for DC Sound
- Record & Play Operation - Records and plays back sounds and movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation
- 16-bit Sample Rate for exceptional high frequency sound clarity
- Playback Whistle for multiple whistle lengths and patterns
- Choice of 3 selectable Horns
- Alternate Whistle / Horn where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle - both the main whistle and alternate can be easily played
- Adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell
- Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys
- Johnson Bar Sound at Direction Change
- Passenger Station Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
- Freight Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
- Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
- Farm Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
- Crew Radio Communications - Controlled with Function Key
- Maintenance Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
- Demo Mode for display and demonstrations
Grade Crossing Signal - Controlled with Function Key
- Simple Programming with Integral DCC Decoder
- Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal - When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot.  When moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse. toots three times.
- Chuff sound intensity varies with load
- Individually adjustable sound volumes for each effect
- EZ Reset Button for quick return to factory default settings

**Specifications on this page subject to change.