51916Re: [Z_Scale] Re: MTL Passenger Car's in the Works and other stuff..
- Apr 2, 2007Hi Robert,
MTL these days seems to have the right philosophy
for pushing the technology ahead for Z scale. Becoming
a world leader in innovations like these and still maintaining
the details of specific era charm, brings a smile to our
faces, I agree. MTL's work has proven to be accurate
while performing very well to boot!
On Apr 2, 2007, at 10:55 AM, Robert Ray wrote:
> Don Avila wrote:
> > My three cents, and I AM a customer is to forget the inernals. For
> > the few folks that want lighting and interiors, with kitchen
> sinks and
> > working lavs, I say get out the #11 Xacto.
> The thing is Don, when a new product is being designed is the best
> to get all the design work done. If KATOesque electrical pickup trucks
> are designed as the standard, then all kinds of custom lighting
> projects are possible down the road.
> If you want to attract people from other scales to Z, you need to
> some of the more mundane, basic features, that are included in the
> other scales, like electrical pickup trucks with metal wheels, and a
> preformed row of seats so people can stick figures in them later on if
> How do you compare a Marklin Z US passenger car with a new Rapido HO
> Passenger car for the same price? The Z one is a lumpy toy train like
> model, and the HO one is a beautiful scale representation of an exact
> I vote for a quality scale model with potential upgrades like flicker
> free lighting and interior, and would gladly pay a premium for it, and
> use the old Marklin cars for cheap kitbash fodder.
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