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BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« on: January 23, 2013, 10:17:57 AM »
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Blma to release Tropicana Reefer's in 24 road numbers, Due late 2013, MSRP $26.95
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2013, 10:36:42 AM »
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Too new for my era but friggin' sweet.  I hope these Tropicana cars are really successful for BLMA.  The Juice Train is my favorite unit train.

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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2013, 10:51:24 AM »
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 :D yay,  all 24 on order, thanks blma
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2013, 11:37:24 AM »
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For the visually impaired.

Can't wait! 


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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2013, 12:57:26 PM »
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Ya'll can thank me later...  ;)

I just finished this car about three weeks ago...before I realized the TPIX cars only have four digit reporting marks...really need to do better research next time... :facepalm: 

Since they are all foobs anyway, it's all good...  :trollface:

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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2013, 01:00:35 PM »
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I love the ad!

ahahahahahahahah

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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2013, 03:44:51 PM »
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Saw the flier,  this also run in blocks on FEC fom Ft Pierce to Jacksonville FL
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2013, 03:59:03 PM »
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Thanks for the support guys!  This is a fun project, and I'm excited about seeing long strings of these cars rolling around layouts and clubs.
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2013, 04:00:32 PM »
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Hey Craig,
can you get that Foob-a-licious banner resized as a download for your billboards?  Hint hint . . . .
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2013, 04:22:35 PM »
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Now get to work on those  BNSF cars!    :D



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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2013, 04:29:59 PM »
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How far off are these cars to the prototype? Are the real cars 73' or something?
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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2013, 06:13:43 PM »
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How far off are these cars to the prototype? Are the real cars 73' or something?

quite a bit off .. but they are foobalicious :)

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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2013, 06:18:56 PM »
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Here's a youtube video showing the real cars.  Not too far off.


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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2013, 06:26:35 PM »
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Yep .. they all are pained white - and have external reefer units ..  :?

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Re: BLMA Tropicana Reefer's
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2013, 06:29:36 PM »
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Yep .. they all are pained white - and have external reefer units ..  :?

Ain't that what I meant :trollface: