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ljudice

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Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« on: June 04, 2007, 01:54:23 PM »
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Now it's what - FIVE new HO scale freight cars announced since the last N-scale car???

http://forum.atlasrr.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=38532


With Atlas apparently abandonning us for HO and O, and MTL abandonning us for Z, what is the problem here???

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2007, 03:36:44 PM »
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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2007, 03:38:07 PM »
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I have a funny feeling that Atlas is not abandoning us N-scalers yet.  ::)

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2007, 04:17:26 PM »
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I guess I must be imagining the days when Atlas introduced new cars in HO and N simultaneously.


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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2007, 05:07:59 PM »
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I guess I must be imagining the days when Atlas introduced new cars in HO and N simultaneously.




You might not be able to apply that logic to Trainman items.  This announcement is only causing b!#%$ing and moaning anyway due to the nature of Trainman details.

Jason

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2007, 06:19:11 PM »
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I'm thinking of: the pressuraide cars, most cabooses, 17k tanks, kaolin tanks, 33k tanks, 23k tanks, autoparts boxcars which were done simultaneously. We got the autoracks before HO...

I think it's unprecedented in recent "Atlas history" for N to be 4-5 releases behind.

They say "limited tooling $$$" - ok - no argument there - but it must mean the profit in N is not enough to justify the tooling.  This is bad news....


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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2007, 08:27:20 AM »
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It’s all just a big conspiracy against us N-scalers Lou…  ::)
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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2007, 08:57:00 AM »
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It’s all just a big conspiracy against us N-scalers Lou… 

When do the "black helicopters" come out in N-scale?   :P

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2007, 09:52:57 AM »
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I guess Atlas is right on with its production planning - as no one seems to care less that they are not tooling any new freight cars in N-scale...



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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2007, 10:22:33 AM »
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We're not all drinking the Kool-Aide and jumping off a cliff over it because we know typically how these things go at Atlas. Give it time; I'm sure the N-scale models are going to be announced at some point. I'm content for now as I have enough projects on my workbench, I don't need them announcing something else I need to work on anytime soon...
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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2007, 10:37:27 AM »
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I guess Atlas is right on with its production planning - as no one seems to care less that they are not tooling any new freight cars in N-scale...


Atlas is the undisputed N scale king - I'm not worried. I'm sure they've got some rabbits to pull out of the hat in the coming months.

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2007, 02:10:25 PM »
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Too bad InterMountain, Red Caboose, Walthers, even Kato aren't stepping up to fill any voids left by Atlas's "rule".
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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2007, 02:56:54 PM »
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Too bad InterMountain, Red Caboose, Walthers, even Kato aren't stepping up to fill any voids left by Atlas's "rule".

Kato? Freight cars? ::)

Walthers has yet to make much of a splash. :-X

Intermountain has filled many voids for my needs personally (N&W covered hoppers galore!).

Red Caboose hasn't released something I want in years (although I'm trying to get them to do something that I do want).

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2007, 12:13:11 PM »
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Atlas loves us HOres ;D ;) :P
I WANNA SEE THE BOAT MOVIE!

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Re: Another New Atlas Freight Car!!! (in HO)
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2007, 11:32:19 PM »
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OK, nothing for June....  But I hear July is going to be H U G E !!!!!     ;D



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