52366RE: [Z_Scale] Re: Bill's Commemorative Car Update 5/3/07
- May 4, 2007I have been watching the chats for some time, and have learned a lot from so
many of you. I have only contributed infrequently, but this topic is too
important to let go without my few comments. I also want to thank all who
have already contributed to this tribute to a wonderful Zer. I have one car
on order, and would like to buy a second. I believe that the goal was to
allow as many as possible buy one, as a tribute to Bills Contribution, and
less about how much money could be raised for his family. I would expect
that we could quickly sell them out by allowing people to buy two or maybe
three (no dealers please). Maybe clubs would buy them for prizes or awards.
In any case, let Sue and family decide how to use any money raised.
When will the one car per person limit be re-considered?
I cannot wait to see Bill's car rolling on my rails. And thanks to Chad for
taking this all on. God bless.
Happy Friday to you all,
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 6:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Bill's Commemorative Car Update 5/3/07
"The cars are ready for shipment and cost $30.00 which
includes shipping and handling. If interested in a
car, please send a check or money order to the below
address to Chad Bryan. Thank you."
1407 Chantilly Ln
Houston, TX 77018"
The contributions made by Chad, Uncle Will, Hay
Brothers, Micro-Trains, PennZee, the guy who did the
printing, and anyone else whose name I missed are
outstanding. KUDOS to everyone of you.
Chad, how many cars are there?
--- Allan Miller <almiller@vt. <mailto:almiller%40vt.edu> edu> wrote:
> Sue's wishes should be respected withoutHertel"
> reservation. None of us are
> in a position to make such a determination for her
> or on her behalf.
> That said, I must have missed the ordering info at
> some point. How
> much are the cars, and where should the payment be
> sent? That
> information needs to be repeated often, here and
> possibly elsewhere,
> including, of course, in Rob's Publication.
> --- In z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com, "Paul
> <paulhertel@...> wrote:__________________________________________________
> > As my wife is now a cancer survivor I am in
> agreement with Sue
> > to a point.
> > If she needs the money for bills....that is what
> it's for?
> > I also wish to order a car. I don't care what it
> > Happy Z'ing
> > Paul
> > Berger Meister, Hertzberg.
> > Car A
> > MidweZt HaulerZ
> > Belleville, IL
> > www.midwezthaulerz.com
> <blocked::http://www.midwezth <http://www.midwezthaulerz.com> aulerz.com>
> > _____
> > From: z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com
> [mailto:z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com] On
> Behalf Of
> > Chadrick Morris
> > Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 8:14 AM
> > To: z_scale@yahoogroups <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> .com
> > Subject: [Z_Scale] Bill's Commemorative Car Update
> > Hello All,
> > I am please to report the donated plastic boxes
> have arrived to
> Houston. All
> > the materials are ready and the cars will start to
> be mailed out this
> > weekend. Please be a little more patient and the
> orders will go out
> soon. I
> > stopped cashing the checks until the plastic boxes
> arrived. The
> checks will
> > be cashed this week. There are close to 36 orders
> so far. Rob Kluz has
> > ordered one and will use it for a ad in the Z
> Track Magazine.
> > A question to all of you. I visited with Sue
> Kronenberger last week
> and told
> > her of the money already received from the sale of
> Bill's car and
> told her
> > the total amount. Sue wanted me to ask all of you
> this. Sue would
> like to
> > donate the money to the American Cancer Society in
> Bill's name and wants
> > your opinion, agree or disagree? Let me know how
> you feel. So far
> with 36
> > orders there is $1,080.00.
> > For anyone new: Bill Kronenberger one of the
> founding Father's of Z-Bend
> > Track Standard for modules in Z scale. Bill wrote
> the standards and
> > developed the wiring harnesses for the modules. In
> his dedication to the
> > hobby of model railroading in Z scale, we have a
> commemorative car
> > in his honor. The car is a two bay open hopper
> from Uncle Will Full
> > Throttle. The coal load from Hay Brothers. The
> lettering on the cars
> by a
> > local train club member with Bill K. 2007 on one
> side. Z-Bend Track
> on the
> > other side of each car. Wheel sets from
> Micro-Trains. Plastic boxes from
> > PennZee. The cars are ready for shipment and cost
> $30.00 which includes
> > shipping and handling. If interested in a car,
> please send a check
> or money
> > order to the below address to Chad Bryan. Thank
> you. Please read the
> > excellent articles in the Z Track Magazines about
> Bill Kronenberger.
> > Also, with my own personal money, no money from
> Bill's car. I have
> > most of the Z-Bend Track wiring harness material
> from Sue. I will
> pay her
> > with monthly payments with my own money. Is there
> anyone needing a
> > harness? I can make a few up. I am also thinking
> of putting one on
> eBay and
> > see if it sells. I helped Bill and Sue make quite
> a few of them
> myself, plus
> > all the ones under my own 9 modules. Let me know
> about Z-Bend Track
> > harnesses. But, please be patient with that also.
> Lot to do and lot's of
> > stuff going on all the time.
> > Have a good day.
> > Regards,
> > Chad Bryan
> > 1407 Chantilly Ln
> > Houston, TX 77018
> > ---------------------------------
> > Ahhh...imagining that irresistible "new car"
> > Check outnew cars at Yahoo! Autos.
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