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Neolube in bulk - NOW SHIPPING 22-Jan-2015
« on: December 18, 2014, 04:55:27 PM »
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UPDATE: 22-Jan-2015
See the Product Discussion thread for details:
https://www.therailwire.net/forum/index.php?topic=35033.0

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Regarding this question that came up on another thread... I researched buying a large quantity of this stuff
direct from the manufacturer.
I'd have to buy at least 2 gallons to get the cost down to a good point.

After calculating the purchase price, plus the shipping charges to me, and the cost of some nice tight-sealing
2 oz bottles, and shipping to anyone who buys it from me, I would have to sell about 90 bottles, at a total cost of $12ea  (and that would INCLUDE the shipping) to break even.

$12 is way cheaper than you can get it anywhere else when you consider the shipping (Micromark charges
$18 BEFORE the shipping, and PBL has the $25 minimum plus an $8 shipping cost).

But 90 bottles... that's a LOT of Neolube.   

Throw a quick post in here if you would have any interest.  I will then promptly read all the
posts that say, "Yeah, I'll take a bottle"  and divide by 4 to get an honest count of how many
of these people really would buy.   :D

I would love to do this as a money-saving convenience for us all, but like I said...
90 bottles... that's a lot of Neolube.  I don't think I can make back the money.

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2014, 05:17:32 PM »
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I'm in.
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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2014, 05:39:11 PM »
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So that's 25% of a vote so far  ;)

I already have a bottle that will probably last me forever, but if you go ahead and do this I'll buy another bottle from you.

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2014, 05:43:53 PM »
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I'm curious as to what you have on the workbench that requires a large quantity of this?

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2014, 05:54:16 PM »
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Money will make us all hate each other.    :trollface:

I'd be in for a bottle...been wanting to get some of it to play around with.
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2014, 06:01:52 PM »
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I'm in for a bottle to get this closer to working out.

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2014, 06:03:12 PM »
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I'm curious as to what you have on the workbench that requires a large quantity of this?


I've got lots of $hit on the WB and a railroad to build that could benefit from a small bottle of Neolube, but if I don't have any, where is the benefit in that?
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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2014, 07:24:40 PM »
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I'm curious as to what you have on the workbench that requires a large quantity of this?

Nothing. 
But I have lots of projects that require a small quantity of this.   And buying it in 2 oz bottles is
just plain expensive, so I wanted to see how hard it would be to just order a couple gallons,
fill up a bunch of little bottles, and then have them to dole out to folks for $12 instead of them paying $25 or so.

I used it on a lot of steam metal surface detailing, and to weather track.  But it's good for almost anywhere you
want a realistic steel/metal looking surface. 

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2014, 07:30:29 PM »
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In for two. I might want to do the track as was posted in some quality pics here.

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2014, 07:53:53 PM »
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I'm in for one, with an option for a second.


Hmm... I've got a 55
gallon drum of the stuff...


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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2014, 07:57:26 PM »
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I'm in for one.

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2014, 08:10:23 PM »
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Never used the stuff, probably should be using it, so I'm in.
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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2014, 08:16:05 PM »
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Nothing. 
But I have lots of projects that require a small quantity of this.   And buying it in 2 oz bottles is
just plain expensive, so I wanted to see how hard it would be to just order a couple gallons,
fill up a bunch of little bottles, and then have them to dole out to folks for $12 instead of them paying $25 or so.

I used it on a lot of steam metal surface detailing, and to weather track.  But it's good for almost anywhere you
want a realistic steel/metal looking surface. 

LOL, I thought you had discovered another use that actually required gallons...like to coat scenery to make static grass stand up straighter or something...

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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2014, 08:36:10 PM »
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I'm in for 2!
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Re: Neolube in bulk
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2014, 09:20:14 PM »
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Max, I would be in for one as well.

I have not looked but you might consider posting on TB too, to get the count up.

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