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Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« on: November 26, 2007, 12:18:10 AM »
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When did they stop manufacuting N scale rolling stock?
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2007, 12:34:05 AM »
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What you talking 'bout Willis?

Micro Trains is still making N scale rolling stock a plenty.
Still as crappy and collectable as ever.

http://www.micro-trains.com/

« Last Edit: November 26, 2007, 01:02:37 AM by Ryan87 »
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2007, 01:27:18 AM »
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They stopped making N scale compatible rolling stock a few months back when they pulled out the lo-pro wheels.  Now everything is back to N gauge Hi-rail. 
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2007, 12:55:01 PM »
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Why no pages in the Walthers catalog and none on the website.
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2007, 01:51:26 PM »
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Why no pages in the Walthers catalog and none on the website.
I assume you mean the Walthers website?

In the past, Micro-Trains has refused to sell to distributors, selling direct to dealers, which is what Bowser does. This gives them the distributors' markup. I don't know, a dealer will have to comment on this.

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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2007, 01:58:22 PM »
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Weren't they even looing a selling direct, or did I dream that?


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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2007, 02:21:02 PM »
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"N gauge"
Ooooohhhh, Nothing bristles the hair on the back of my neck as those two words. Guess this should have been a Backa$$wards Question!

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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2007, 02:24:56 PM »
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N Gauge!

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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2007, 02:42:43 PM »
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Your a sick puppy Mark ....   ;D
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2007, 04:42:07 PM »
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Why no pages in the Walthers catalog and none on the website.

Cant go by that Chuck. There`s no Athearn or Intermountain in the Walthers catalog either. The filled the void with Life Like stuff..
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2007, 05:14:08 PM »
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I must be missing something, I get 12 pages of Micro-trains freight cars on the Walther website.

http://www.walthers.com/exec/search?category=Freight&scale=N&manu=489&item=&keywords=&instock=Q&split=30&Submit=Search

edit:  sorry, didn't see the previous post.

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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2007, 06:37:19 PM »
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Why no pages in the Walthers catalog and none on the website.
I assume you mean the Walthers website?

In the past, Micro-Trains has refused to sell to distributors, selling direct to dealers, which is what Bowser does. This gives them the distributors' markup. I don't know, a dealer will have to comment on this.

Walthers pays the same price as dealers. MTL pulled their products out of the distribution channel years ago.



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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2007, 06:52:44 PM »
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There are no N scale rolling stock on the MTL website and none in the Walthers catalog. The horder LHS' are waiting for us to pay 22.00 for a box car.
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Re: Dumb a$$ question about MTL
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2007, 06:58:56 PM »
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Thats why out of my 300+ freight car fleet about 10 are MTL...
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