Re: new Accurail cars
On Aug 13, 2007, at 9:31 AM, Dennis Storzek wrote:
--- In STMFC@..., Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...>Dennis, I defer to Jeff's MM article, as I know him to be a thorough
and reliable source of information, as well as to your obviously
careful study of the data he provided. I wasn't aware of that article
because I gave up on MM several years ago, having grown weary of Bob
Hundman's eccentric perspective and the declining frequency with which
I found anything interesting or useful in the magazine, but Jeff's
article is one I should have and I will get a copy of it.
This affords me an opportunity to write publicly what I have long
thought and said privately. First, that your contributions to the
STMFC list are invaluable, consistently thoughtful and well informed.
Second, that I applaud your willingness as a manufacturer both to take
part in our discussions here and to do so with admirable candor. I
have sometimes disagreed with your product development decisions - easy
for me to do since it isn't my money that's at stake - but I respect
the work you do because I know that it is well researched and that the
results are a judicious compromise between accuracy and quality on the
one hand and marketability on the other. We all benefit from your
efforts and expressions of gratitude are in order.