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jagged ben

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Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« on: February 01, 2019, 06:58:02 PM »
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/163516946594

I don't understand what more convincing is needed.  $47 and there are still 5 days left on the auction.  And this car has truck mounted couplers and no etched parts.

This is just a public courtesy announcement.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2019, 07:52:40 PM »
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I imagine Intermountain will resurrect that tooling soon enough if it’s in good enough shape
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2019, 08:01:17 PM »
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The seller has a second one, also $47 with 19 bids.   Also has a couple 50' TBOX, but only currently at ~$10

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2019, 09:07:49 PM »
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I predict that in two years time there will be 3 manufacturers offering TBOX models, just like we've seen happen with 53' containers.  If it turns out that one makes a Gunderson, another makes a Trinity, and a third makes an NSC, I'll be over the moon.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2019, 09:40:37 PM »
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MT could make this and release a runners pack every month for a year and probably not meet the deman.
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2019, 10:46:17 PM »
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If it turns out that one makes a Gunderson, another makes a Trinity, and a third makes an NSC, I'll be over the moon.

Of all the people to say that, I think you could really do that!  Thanks for the chuckle!  :D
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2019, 11:04:02 PM »
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/163516946594
I don't understand what more convincing is needed.  $47 and there are still 5 days left on the auction. 
Just two bidders trying to outdo each other.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2019, 12:27:50 AM »
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I imagine Intermountain will resurrect that tooling soon enough if it’s in good enough shape

Apparently it's not.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2019, 12:29:31 AM »
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Just two bidders trying to outdo each other.

Perhaps but this has been typical for a couple years.  If those guys who don't understand ebay bidding weren't doing that, the snipers would still drive the prices up to that.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2019, 12:25:53 PM »
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Ive seen these go for up to $100.


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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2019, 02:43:59 PM »
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MT could make this and release a runners pack every month for a year and probably not meet the demand.

Meh, they would do three initial releases in Railgon, Pennsy, and Circus, and then nothing else for three years before gaudy graffiti Pennsy and undec.   :trollface: :D
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2019, 11:10:35 AM »
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MT could make this and release a runners pack every month for a year and probably not meet the deman.

I don't know about that. Demand would scale down as you go forward, but yeah, whoever makes them is going to see a bunch. I think Atlas announced these in HO, so I'm sure N is close.

Whoever does do them. You need to do some "virgin canvas" cars and some after the urban artists get to them. My buddy and I have a rule. If you see one un-tagged, you have to shoot because it won't be next time we do.

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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2019, 09:03:18 AM »
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Bump

UP, BNSF, NS, CP plus others have similar cars, and most of those paint scheme will sell.
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2019, 09:06:48 AM »
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I don't know about that. Demand would scale down as you go forward, but yeah, whoever makes them is going to see a bunch. I think Atlas announced these in HO, so I'm sure N is close.

Not everything Atlas does in HO trickles down. Athearn did them also. Still no decent N scale modern 60’ High cube cars.
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Re: Attention all manufacturers: TBOX
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2019, 09:45:25 AM »
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If demand is decent enough in HO , they'll do them in N. It wouldn't make any sense not too, unless somebody else already is and we would not necessarily know if the other party(s) are.