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Delayed by the China debacle, along with some Centerflow Dry-Flo hoppers, Trainman ACF 50' Boxcars, and 40' containers, the Atlas 40 and 53 foot rebuilt well cars have finally arrived at MBK.

Long sold out (i.e., except for a pair each of the St. Mary's and Florida East Coast 53' models) on the Atlas site, as of this post, the remaining stock of TTX Forward Thinking paint schemes was in single digit quantities.

« Last Edit: June 19, 2019, 12:31:28 AM by pmpexpress »

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Re: Atlas 40 and 50 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2019, 07:31:44 PM »
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Seems to be BLMA style metal wheels and couplers.  I guess I'll have to get a couple.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 50 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2019, 09:35:33 PM »
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Were any of these used in the late 90's?
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Re: Atlas 40 and 50 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2019, 10:10:06 PM »
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Were any of these used in the late 90's?

According to the TTX website, in 2003, the 48 to 40-ft cut down programs were initiated for double-stack cars.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 50 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2019, 10:25:05 PM »
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Were any of these used in the late 90's?

Probably some of the 53 footers.  Not the rebuilt 40s.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2019, 01:09:06 AM »
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I preordered about a dozen total from my local hobby shop. Can't wait to get that phone call!

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2019, 01:41:52 AM »
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Hopefully the 53' TTX have a second wave of stock at MBK.
You'd think those would be the largest quantity of type/paint scheme for these new Atlas well cars.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2019, 04:05:23 AM »
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I know cussing isn't allowed here so...


   [INSERT LONG STRING OF PROFANITIES HERE] ALL THE TTX 53'ers ARE SOLD OUT!!!!! GRRRRRR!!! HULK SMASH!!!! [INSERT EVEN MORE PROFANITIES]

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2019, 06:42:19 AM »
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No prototype info on the Atlas website? That seems out of character...

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2019, 09:15:36 AM »
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If Atlas shorted this run that is a big missed opportunity. With Kato and Deluxe seemingly non existent with the triple Maxi IV's and all of the 53' containers flooding the market, its a no brainier to over stock these.

Glad I pulled the trigger on the TTX's when I did :)

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2019, 09:27:07 AM »
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I saw 25 each in stock when I placed my order yesterday AM...doesn't sound shorted to me...
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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2019, 10:57:44 AM »
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I saw 25 each in stock when I placed my order yesterday AM...doesn't sound shorted to me...

Well they sold out in less than one day, sounds like short on supply vs demand :D

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2019, 11:21:14 AM »
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I missed them (cuz I was out at Tehachapi watching the prototype  :lol:).  I'll put in an email alert for a restock.   Hopefully Central Hobbies ordered some as well.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2019, 11:27:32 AM »
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I missed them (cuz I was out at Tehachapi watching the prototype  :lol:).  I'll put in an email alert for a restock.   Hopefully Central Hobbies ordered some as well.

They do have a few left in the NOK and FEC schemes.

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Re: Atlas 40 and 53 Foot Rebuilt Well Cars Have Finally Arrived
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2019, 01:02:12 PM »
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https://lombardhobby.com has a few TTX 53' sorry 40' cars in stock.
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