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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2014, 03:14:53 PM »
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Shipsure:  I assume you're joking?  I wouldn't think there'd be much market for runner packs of dining cars.  Or am I wrong?


Hmm... if Kiz was on the
train, they'd better have
3 or 4 diners...

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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2014, 05:50:59 PM »
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Coaches and sleepers, now, are another matter...

We haven't seen a runner pack of PRR coaches. 3 additional PRR coaches, that would be nice. Although not prototypical (the PRR coach), it would make a nice train together with a GP9.

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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2014, 06:54:47 PM »
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We haven't seen a runner pack of PRR coaches. 3 additional PRR coaches, that would be nice.

This. A thousand times this.

it would make a nice train together with a GP9.

This... Not so much. Now together with an unmentionable iconic steam locomotive, that would be hawt.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2014, 07:29:20 PM »
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This... Not so much. Now together with an unmentionable iconic steam locomotive, that would be hawt.

Surely you mean the G5 or the E6...   :D
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2014, 10:07:31 PM »
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Let me know when you are finished so I can schedule runner packs of them

Wait a sec, I finished the GTW RPO and you haven't even announced it yet...
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2014, 10:40:49 PM »
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Surely you mean the G5 or the E6...   :D

You spake the unmentionable!


Or one more driver.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #21 on: November 15, 2014, 02:31:58 AM »
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Bryan:  I thought he was, but one can never be entirely sure, especially with a railroad one doesn't model.  It's possible that some roads ran more than one diner in a train, and I'd never know about it, modeling the BN in the Amtrak era.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2014, 02:52:27 AM »
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Now together with an unmentionable iconic steam locomotive, that would be hawt.


Thanks Joe, and everyone at Micro-Trains!
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2014, 06:13:28 PM »
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Wait a sec, I finished the GTW RPO and you haven't even announced it yet...
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #24 on: November 17, 2014, 06:21:17 PM »
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Yes, some railroads had more than one dinner to a train.  Especially during the holiday seasons when trains were usually crowded.  This is one reason double unit diners came into being. 

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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2014, 04:03:43 PM »
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I just put in an order for two of them at my LHS. Hopefully they can still get them from MT when they put in their next MicroTrains order.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2014, 11:01:04 PM »
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I just put in an order for two of them at my LHS. Hopefully they can still get them from MT when they put in their next MicroTrains order.

If they can't, check with @SkipGear . I picked up my two from his shop Monday and it looked like he had at least one, probably two in the display case.  Of course, they could be gone at any time.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2014, 11:33:02 PM »
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Got mine from the LHS...  Caboose Hobbies.

It's very sweet indeed!
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #28 on: November 19, 2014, 05:59:08 PM »
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My model arrived today.  This is the best MTL heavyweight tooling since the RPO, and the best two-part-mold roof tooling on any of the MTL heavyweights.  No tooling lines are visible on the roof, and a nice touch is having separate hatch lids to achieve that extra definition.  The model is designed to use MTL 1016, so a quick substitute of MTL 1015 achieves closer coupling without having to drill and tap new holes.  The underframe was designed so that visual blocks are added above the trucks to eliminate the see-through riding-on-stilts effect, which is a huge improvement over the previous models.  The incorporation of the stirrups is well thought out, and the execution of the pinstripe printing over all that side relief is extremely well-done.  Nice interior, and a pleasure to see it molded in tan instead of dark maroon.  And, regarding this specific release, the service dates listed on the package match the car configuration and number.

This is a big win for MTL.
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Re: PRR Diner in the house
« Reply #29 on: November 19, 2014, 06:14:27 PM »
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My model arrived today.  This is the best MTL heavyweight tooling since the RPO, and the best two-part-mold roof tooling on any of the MTL heavyweights.  No tooling lines are visible on the roof, and a nice touch is having separate hatch lids to achieve that extra definition.  They coupler design was changed to MTL 1016, so that a quick substitute of MTL 1015 achieves closer coupling without having to drill and tap new holes.  The underframe was designed so that visual blocks are added above the trucks to eliminate the see-through riding-on-stilts effect, which is a huge improvement over the previous models.  The incorporation of the stirrups is well thought out, and the execution of the pinstripe printing over all that side relief is extremely well-done.  Nice interior, and a pleasure to see it molded in tan instead of dark maroon.  And, regarding this specific release, the service dates listed on the package match the car configuration and number.

This is a big win for MTL.

Yeah, so in SPF-speak...."satisfactory".   :trollface:

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