IC 1021 and IC 1025 Make Their Debut
It has been awhile since I uploaded a model railroad video to YouTube. Recently my new IC SD70s were delivered to Greg McComas' Michigan Interstate (MCIS) for a test run. The locomotives performed very well!
This break-in run was recorded for YouTube upload. I decided to immerse the viewer with the sights and sounds of these models, so I chose a random montage format with multiple runby scenes. The video is linked below:
With regards to detail, paint, prime mover sound, and motor control these locomotives score very high marks! The epic fails are the Athearn standard light bulbs and the extremely poor Tsunami horn files. Both of these locomotives are equipped with Nathan P-5 horns and the decoders were set to the P-5 recording. The sound is nothing like the LokSound P-5 unfortunately.
Despite these flaws the overall effect is outstanding. I plan to add the other two numbers to the fleet in short order.
There are a number of videos on YouTube of the prototypes, mostly in the post-CN time period. A few are linked below to provide some perspective:
Below is the shot used for the YouTube Thumbnail in my video: