51911RE: [Z_Scale] Re: MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other stuff..
- Apr 2, 2007Joe, Joe, Joe, please don't tease me like that dude!! You don't know how
ecstatic I would be with NYC&HR Overlands!!!!
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Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other stuff..
--- In z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com, "John &
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> Hail to MTL! Now after that Joe follow it up with some 1890
> Overtons![mailto:z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com] On
> Great work!
> From: z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com
> Joe DAmatostuff..
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2007 5:51 PM
> To: z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com
> Subject: [Z_Scale] MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other
> Just got the ok to let everyone know that we are in the process of
> working up a series of Smooth Side, Pullman Standard (and others
> later)Passenger cars. I can't talk due dates or car styles (figure
> the usual suspects!)at this point, those have been decided and we
> working on them as we speak. I'll be able to say more in a fewetched
> weeks. These will be 100% injection molded, no resin or photo
> sides... with all new trucks, accurate details and flawless paint.I
> am working on a way to get power into the cars for lighting, notsure
> if that will be the initial offering, but it is being addressed.I'm
> really stoked about doing this project!!Kato
> Also an update on the SD40-2...making lightning progress on it.
> Chassis and trucks are designed and tooling should start in short
> order. Steve got the plastic shell components are designed,and we
> are looking at doing plastic railing that plug in much like the
> N Scale engines do. I am also trying to get an accessory sprueincluded
> designed that will have some "fussy bits" (as the Brits say)
> so you can convert and or super detail your engine. Pricing TBD,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> costs are going up everywhere, but I think we will come in close to
> the GP-35's...
> I will also be securing next year's production in a few weeks and
> will know what we will be doing. All in all, including new track
> pieces in development (220 Straight and 100-120mm adaptor track
> section) 07 and 08 are looking good for Z.
> PS...this is not a late April Fool's prank!!
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