I wish that I only could use three X-3 tanks!! More like a dozen, maybe?
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--- In STMFC@..., Andy Harman <gsgondola@...> wrote:
At 11:26 PM 4/12/2011 -0400, you wrote:
I think the car most likely to be seen on the prototype whileI remember Atlas running a certain tank car in "boring" paint schemes that
least likely to be seen on a model layout remains the UTLX X-3
tank car. We're always told blah blah it won't sell because it
is a boring paint scheme blah blah...
was impossible to get, and they claimed the billboards were more popular.
The boring paint was such a yawner that I got triple my money for an N
scale one I ebayed. It may be true that pretty paint sells, but accurate
and common paint also sells, even if it's not all that extravagant.
good injection molded X-3 couldn't sell 10,000 models. Heck,I'd buy three.
if every subscriber to the STMFC bought only 3 of them, that
would be more than 5,000 models right there!