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51911RE: [Z_Scale] Re: MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other stuff..

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  • John & Sue Bartolotto
    Apr 2, 2007
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      Joe, Joe, Joe, please don't tease me like that dude!! You don't know how
      ecstatic I would be with NYC&HR Overlands!!!!



      John



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      From: z_scale@yahoogroups.com [mailto:z_scale@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      Joe DAmato
      Sent: Monday, April 02, 2007 6:26 PM
      To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other stuff..



      You peeked!!!!
      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com, "John &
      Sue Bartolotto" <jsbart@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hail to MTL! Now after that Joe follow it up with some 1890
      Overlands or
      > Overtons!
      >
      >
      >
      > Great work!
      >
      >
      >
      > John
      >
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com
      [mailto:z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com] On
      Behalf Of
      > Joe DAmato
      > 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
      stuff..
      >
      >
      >
      > 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
      are
      > working on them as we speak. I'll be able to say more in a few
      > weeks. These will be 100% injection molded, no resin or photo
      etched
      > sides... with all new trucks, accurate details and flawless paint.
      I
      > am working on a way to get power into the cars for lighting, not
      sure
      > if that will be the initial offering, but it is being addressed.
      I'm
      > really stoked about doing this project!!
      >
      > 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
      Kato
      > N Scale engines do. I am also trying to get an accessory sprue
      > designed that will have some "fussy bits" (as the Brits say)
      included
      > so you can convert and or super detail your engine. Pricing TBD,
      > 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.
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Joe
      >
      > PS...this is not a late April Fool's prank!!
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >





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