Re: [Z_Scale] Re: An exciting announcement...
- I second Garth's wish!
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From: Garth <garth.a.hamilton@...>
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 14:12:25
Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: An exciting announcement...
I would like to see a boat tail skirted observation car to match mtl smooth sides
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com> , "Loren Snyder" <ljsnyder@...> wrote:
> I believe folks would love to see a drop center flat car for carrying heavy
> loads. Why not give that a try?
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Geoffrey Harleigh Wathen
> Date: 8/16/2013 11:51:24 PM
> To: email@example.com <mailto:z_scale%40yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [Z_Scale] An exciting announcement...
> Well, at least it is for me. I've finally gotten some things lined up to
> be able to start making models. I'm opting to use 3D printing, and I'm
> quite pleased with the results, at this point. While I will grant that the
> models aren't up to quite the same standard as injection molding, what can
> be done today with 3D printing is phenomenal.
> My first models are a set of Pullman Heavy Weight passenger cars. You can
> see some photos of my first prototypes here:
> These are completely undecorated and unpainted. I'll post more photos
> when I give these models at least a top coat of paint. I'll also see about
> posting a video of them in motion.
> The complete set will include seven cars. Initially, I plan on making
> them available as undecorated units, to begin with, though I am looking into
> what I can do in the way of providing decorated or partially decorated unit.
> My target price for the undecorated units is around $30 per car, including
> MTL 6-wheel passenger trucks.
> With this method of production, I will be able to move quickly from a
> request for a certain type of car to a delivered model. So, if you have any
> cars that you'd like to see me produce, feel free to chime in.
> Any questions? I'm happy to answer!
> Geoff W.
> P.S. Here's another car that I've already got in the pipeline. A heavy
> duty flat car:
> Z-scale: minimum siZe, MAXIMUM enjoyment!
> Yahoo! Groups Links
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- HI Geoff -
Since you were asking for suggestions on cars to produce:
These are the coolest intermodal cars I have ever seen (and then only once,
since they are so new).
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