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New WS prebuilt structures
« on: April 06, 2007, 09:33:05 AM »
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http://nscalesupply.com/Wsc/WSC-4921.html

These look really good.  I like the concept because I don't like gluing walls together, but I do like painting, adding interior detail, and weathering. Having them prebuilt cuts out the work I don't like to do. 8)

Even with a kit, there is work done for you.  Like design, mold-making, etc.   :)

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2007, 10:16:05 AM »
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I like the structure, but my wallet is refusing to come out for that $$$.

I guess i'm the opposite of you Tom, you hate structure building and I hate Loco Detailing!!

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 10:18:35 AM »
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Gotta love it when a manufacturer makes it possible to show something off to your friends with the whole "yeah, this model took me about 30 hours of painstaking work to complete it" stories...
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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2007, 10:53:10 AM »
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Gotta love it when a manufacturer makes it possible to show something off to your friends with the whole "yeah, this model took me about 30 hours of painstaking work to complete it" stories...


Or "my friends in China made this for me".

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2007, 10:56:02 AM »
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We should have a Weekend Update where the theme is everyone take a picture of the same model with the same details and the same weathering and the same signage and the same style and the same....  You know what I mean.
 ::)<yawn>

For $40 you to can conform...  No thank you.

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2007, 11:06:06 AM »
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but Lee...most of us already have the same freight cars... ;D

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2007, 11:18:30 AM »
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Hey,
  I'd buy that in a heartbeat !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hey Chuck,are you listening? ;)
Yanks are 1-1
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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2007, 02:09:40 PM »
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but Lee...most of us already have the same freight cars... ;D

Yes, but we don't run them in the same order!
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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2007, 02:42:23 PM »
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but Lee...most of us already have the same freight cars... ;D

Yes, but we don't run them in the same order!
Lee
Speak for yourselves, guys, I've got at least a  hundred no one else has. They've been scratchbuilt, kitbashed, modified in some way, and then painted and lettered. Some even have home made decals.  ;) They may not be all that good, but they're different from what others run.  :P

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2007, 04:12:52 PM »
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The HO ones are pretty nice. There are a few that I plan on using on my layout, but will obviously be modding them so they are not the same as everyones.
I WANNA SEE THE BOAT MOVIE!

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2007, 08:56:07 PM »
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Start adding up the total cost for all the components in the photo and you might think twice.
All depends on what YOUR time is worth.

The DPM-503 Otto's Parts goes for $10.18 alone.
garbage cans - 3
handcarts - 2
paint cans or pails - 3
rolling trash bin - 1
welding tanks - 1
pallets - 4
boxes - 4
downspout - 1
gooseneck lamp - 1
awning - 1
decals & paint

PS..that's if you CAN actually find all those parts in-stock somewhere.
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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2007, 09:21:02 PM »
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It's not the money.  It's the constant dumbing down of the hobby.  Things that used to take creativity, a little skill, and lots of imagination now are spoon fed to guys who are more interested in the destination than the journey.

Give me a $2 block of sculpey clay, and I'll make everything in that scene and then some.

(start humming the Battle Hymn of the Republic)

Did Randy Gustafson wait for someone to mass produce a Climax or a Whitcomb?  NO!

Is Tom Mann happy with anything that comes right from the box?  NO!

Will Ed K settle for some packaged ground cover?  NO!!

Will Gregg smile just once for a photo?  I think NOT!

So I ask you, do we, as the last bastion of true model railroaders, accept this affront to the skills it has taken decades to refine?  Do we just lay down our X-acto Knives, Dremel Tools and jewelers files, and let them trample us with their pre-packaged, regurgitated Franklin and South Manchester rejects???  NO!  I say NO!!!

They can have my scale ruler and my junk box when they rip them from my clutching, dead hands!!!



Stand with me my brothers, and let's fight them in the fields, we'll fight them on the sea...  we'll fight them in the air...  THIS is the Railwire's  Finest Hour!!

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2007, 09:28:59 PM »
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Well said Brother Bluto. ;D

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Re: New SW prebuilt structures
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2007, 09:31:53 PM »
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I think they look good.

I think they are expensive, not because of what you get, but because I will still try to change it in some way and therefore would rather start with a kit.

I think they will sell well.

The gas station looks completely new.

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Re: New WS prebuilt structures
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2007, 09:34:14 PM »
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Will Gregg smile just once for a photo?  I think NOT!

Lee
Since only one photo of me ever appeared on the internet how would you know?? I'll have one taken tomorrow smiling. Should I put my dentures in??  ;D ;D :P

(with dentures) :D :D :D
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