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