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Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« on: August 03, 2014, 11:59:18 AM »
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This is pretty cool:
http://www.micro-trains.com/nr-1408_NKit_968.php

And I loved the civil war era "storehouse" one I got. I haven't done anything with it, but it's a great nondescript wooden warehouse.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2014, 12:05:48 PM »
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This is pretty cool:
http://www.micro-trains.com/nr-1408_NKit_968.php

And I loved the civil war era "storehouse" one I got. I haven't done anything with it, but it's a great nondescript wooden warehouse.

Wow!  I guess I hadn't noticed them.  That one there looks perfect for almost any era or local!
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2014, 12:06:55 PM »
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I like that one.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2014, 12:22:48 PM »
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There's some good rural building fodder in their whole line. I keep kicking myself for not buying their boast repar shop and dock when it came out.
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2014, 02:41:37 PM »
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2014, 04:44:47 PM »
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Wow that's a really nice building, perfect for a small southern feed and fert dealer.
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2014, 06:04:01 PM »
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I've also had my eye on that one.

I build their ice house and two icing platforms and enjoyed it, even though I'm close to a complete newb with structures. In fact, the platforms were the first structures I ever built.

I wouldn't hesitate to buy more MTL structures.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2014, 08:20:56 PM »
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I wish Joe/Shipsure also MT would make available some of his personal structures.  Dayton Tower, Headhouse and Warehouses from the SF waterfront. 

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2014, 12:08:16 PM »
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This building originated from one of the MT kits. 



I've modified it extensively.  I like the designs of the kits pretty well but they are really flat and could stand some 3rd dimension.  They remind me somewhat of Paper Models because of this.


I think a similar kit to the one Ed linked to by Blair Line, http://www.blairline.com/farmersfertilizer/ though a little more money has the look I'm after.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2014, 03:33:24 PM »
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I bought a couple of the military building (barracks and hospital) they went together OK but to me seemed way overpriced for what appeared to be, but wasn't exactly, card stock.
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2014, 05:24:37 PM »
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those were very early models when we were using bond stock.  We may be revisiting the whole military theme with updated materials and a few surprises.

Joe



I bought a couple of the military building (barracks and hospital) they went together OK but to me seemed way overpriced for what appeared to be, but wasn't exactly, card stock.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2014, 05:33:12 PM »
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I've done a few of those military buildings also.  Not bad once I figured what type of adhersive to use as the material they were made of was something new to me.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2014, 05:59:37 PM »
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We may be revisiting the whole military theme with updated materials and a few surprises.

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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2014, 06:29:47 PM »
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Would be nice if they would enter the modern era in their buildings.
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Re: Why don't MTL buildings get more love?
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2014, 06:59:36 PM »
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Give me some ideas...
 :D

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Would be nice if they would enter the modern era in their buildings.