Re: BLI vs. Walthers express reefers

Gatwood, Elden <Elden.Gatwood@...>


I didn't say I believed them, just that they said it to me. I suspect
that you all are correct that there is a bit of obfuscating going on
here, as they continue to make a few of these cars available, regardless
of their statements to the contrary; however, these blanket statements
bother me, because they are not necessarily borne out by reality, but
may be blindly followed by some of those that listen to that stuff.
Just one producer that believes that a gondola might not sell
potentially affects the depth of offerings in that department. And we
need a more representative "package" of offerings to do what we all want
to do; model a prototypically accurate fleet for our locale and era.
Granted, to do so is close to impossible, but some of you are getting

I am also glad to hear that some projects to come may be bucking this
"conventional wisdom". Otherwise, I'd be back to buying mostly resin,
and none too happy about the effect on my wallet, either.

Thanks for the insights, all.

Elden Gatwood

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