Re: [z_scale] Rumors from NTS2002
- How about car haulers?
--- jmac_han <jmac_han@...> wrote:
> Hi Gang,=====
> Got hold of another computer on the way home from
> GATS in Birmingham,
> AL so here's some more info I've got to share from
> From a very reliable source it appears that a very
> large model train
> manufacturer will introduce a certain yellow and
> harbor mist gray
> color scheme on its passenger cars sometime in the
> next 12 months.
> This will finally give the A-B-A seto of locos
> something to pull ;-)
> From another very reliable source, if it weren't for
> problems with a
> rail rolling machine we would be able to purchase
> complete snap-track
> components with US tie-spacing to complement the
> flex track that is
> already available. Plans are still afoot to get the
> bugs out and
> produce the track. Work has also been progressing
> on an extremely
> anticipated diesel hood unit...the sticking point is
> the cost and
> torque of the 8mm Falhauber motor needed to power
> the loco. I'm
> somewhat encouraged that we may see this beauty
> within a reasonable
> time frame. Keep your fingers crossed, everyone!
> Pennzee is planning more road names for the hoppers
> and reefers.
> Unfortunately I was not able to pressure Bob Olson
> into committing
> himself to produce a new body style in the short
> term. He is
> interested in car styles that modelers would buy in
> terms of dozens
> (got 3 bay hoppers, got reefers...hmmm...how about a
> new tank car
> style!) Any other suggestions?
> Jeffrey MacHan
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- Thanks for all the comments! I want it. I want it. I want it. I want
it. I want it!
I wrote to Bob Olson, and will let y'all know if they're still available!