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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2024, 09:16:49 PM »
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I was surprised to see the note about the Stealth models not selling as well.  The Reading T1s that are sold out so far at Hogz and N Scale Supply are all stealth models.  Maybe the HO folks aren't biting...
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2024, 10:16:15 PM »
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Yeah, I was disappointed to see that the Stealth models were not selling as well as they hoped.  I have not bought one yet, but my next loco will be Stealth as I prefer my own decoder to what BLI offers.

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2024, 10:34:13 PM »
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Ooooo... A Pennsy H10. I would have done highly immoral things for a proper N scale H10 back in the day.

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2024, 11:07:22 PM »
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I did my part, I bought 5 Stealth T-1's and have a pre-order in for a Stealth Challenger to go with my BLI Big Boy.

I will order a number of H10's, J1's and C&O T-1's when the time comes. Hopefully they will still be doing stealth then (Not liking that they are last on the list...)

I had noticed in the February issue in the Q&A at the end there was a mention of Sharks, GP30s and GP-35s coming in N.  I'll get a couple Sharks (in Stealth) even though they are out of my time line because I've always had a thing for them.

And now that I've seen the HO ads I want a N-Scale PRR B6sa as well.  Actually I want an A5 but will settle for the B6.
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2024, 12:51:26 PM »
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Sigh.  I'm a sucker for big steam, so a couple of C&O T-1's are definitely in my future.  I'll just pretend the NKP leased a couple from their sister Van Sweringen road for coal hauling from the Wheeling district . . .  Hoping I'll be able to get stealth units.

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2024, 02:36:15 PM »
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I could justify some GP30s for Indiana Northeastern to run with my NKP765...

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2024, 04:22:10 PM »
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Sigh.  I'm a sucker for big steam, so a couple of C&O T-1's are definitely in my future.  I'll just pretend the NKP leased a couple from their sister Van Sweringen road for coal hauling from the Wheeling district . . .  Hoping I'll be able to get stealth units.

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I know Pennsy J1s came through Bellevue all the time in the 1950s with lake coal traffic.

I’m looking forward to the sharks. I have a pair of NYC lightning stripe ER Models right now, but they have the dreaded Bachmann nylon gears, and at the moment I’m not sure there’s a replacement for it.

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2024, 06:07:12 PM »
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is it bad that I want a foob ABBA set of Sharks in Black Widow?

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2024, 07:16:32 PM »
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is it bad that I want a foob ABBA set of Sharks in Black Widow?

Nope! Those are cool!
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2024, 07:19:34 PM »
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The newsletter had this to say about the Stealth series engines:

 “Stealth models are selling below what we had hoped when we announced it. If we saw higher, more consistent orders for Stealth come in, we would be willing to offer road numbers and expand the number of Stealth models in production. We are still committed to offering Stealth models, however until we see more orders come in, we cannot commit to expand the stealth offerings.”  :|

Yeah, well, I have been looking for a Reading T-1 Stealth in Chessie with little luck ...

I have Paragon4 diesels and steamers and my way forward is stealth for both initial cost and the ability to add sound when I can afford it.
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2024, 08:35:12 PM »
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I hope these releases are spread out.  My retirement looks like it is going to be very expensive.
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2024, 08:44:38 PM »
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I’m in for at least one C&O T-1 for sure.
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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2024, 09:33:32 PM »
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SD70M-2 and ES44DC seem like such obvious models for them to do...

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #28 on: March 30, 2024, 09:51:59 PM »
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I'd be in for GP30 and 35 CSX slugs if they go that far.

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Re: BLI's upcoming N scale releases
« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2024, 10:59:48 PM »
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