Re: RTR Resin (was: speaking of SANTA FE)
mike brock <brockm@...>
Nelson Moyer writes:
Ted's web site states that he is backing out of resin and concentrating onWell...actually, Ted says: "This has meant that releases have been slowed to a trickle and keeping an inventory of kits or packing those that have run out of stock has become a major challenge. I have recognized a few things. Printed matter is far easier to keep and distribute. Kits with their inherent vagaries and nuances are much harder to manage. To that end, I will be focusing on the printed side of things for the foreseeable future, with few kit releases (although there will be some )."
little bird told me Martin has set a retirement date, as yet unannounced.
Traditionally, F&C favors Eastern roads,Hmmm. I have KCS, NP, MP and GN box cars by F&C.
of us model what we knew as kids or whatever got us hooked on modeling inOK...what RPM meets?
of us won't be around much longer.I suppose the key word is "much". Are you planning to take...as a friend says..."An early train"?
Unit trains are the
norm, nowadays. Not too many in that group are going to want quaint carsWell...uh...I model the "transition era" and I'm not very interested in "K" brakes either.
I'm seeing more and more modelers
retire pre-1970 equipment in favor of big, long cars with short ladders andAnd you don't think Rapido's recent annpouncement of a steam era reefer offers more "hope"? Or the continuing production of steam era passenger trains by Walthers or the continuing production of steam locos by BLI?