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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2016, 08:28:44 PM »
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Seem a little expensive.
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2016, 09:45:05 PM »
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MTL increased their pricing earlier this year.Guess it was just easier to do than produce more product that people actually want.  :D
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2016, 10:07:14 PM »
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that's a sucky attitude.

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2016, 10:50:27 PM »
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I'm glad to see these are now available; 100T trucks had been in short supply.  I wish they had the recessed bolster, but they'll complement the BLMA/Atlas trucks (when they reappear).

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2016, 10:58:55 PM »
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I agree, I'm excited to see them also, but IMO, almost $7.00 MSRP is a high price for some injection molded Delrin.
I wonder what they would cost if they had attached couplers?
This is even more true when many would likely replace the wheelsets with Metal ones.
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2016, 10:59:58 PM »
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I'll second that for sure! glad to see new tooling in the truck department, hopefully a trend :)
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2016, 11:08:56 PM »
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I agree, I'm excited to see them also, but IMO, almost $7.00 MSRP is a high price for some injection molded Delrin.

I don't disagree, but I have to believe it's the cost of doing business in the US.  The market will have to decide if it's sustainable.

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2016, 02:42:57 AM »
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Trainworx 100T trucks with FVM metal wheels are half the price. Too bad. I was hoping for scale metal wheels here.
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2016, 02:54:56 AM »
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Trainworx 100T trucks with FVM metal wheels are half the price. Too bad. I was hoping for scale metal wheels here.

What do you mean?  You expected MT to start selling trucks with metal wheels?!
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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2016, 10:44:48 AM »
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From the tiny pics I've been looking at on my cell phone, it appears they have centered kingpins vs offset kingpins.

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2016, 12:15:10 PM »
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Pricing error... they should be $4.45 a pair.  We are fixing the web now.

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2016, 12:39:08 PM »
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Pricing error... they should be $4.45 a pair.  We are fixing the web now.

Joe
And yes to the metal wheels   :)

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Whaaaaa???  Will you be offering the wheelsets separately?

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2016, 01:41:45 PM »
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And yes to the metal wheels   :)

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Re: MTL 100T trucks
« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2016, 01:53:57 PM »
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just something we are looking into...

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