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Wed Feb 4 20:56:22 EST 2009
Too rich for my blood! What scale do you plan to model these in? 1:32?
1:29? 1:20.3? Other?
I would be more interested in an M or a G in 1:20.3
Jerry Kay, Portsmouth, Va.
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 9:35 AM, NW Modeling List
<nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org>wrote:
> I am investigating an opportunity presented to me and would like the NWHS
> lists input please. I unfortunately am not currently a member of the
> society, but have been a subscriber to the lists for a couple of years.
> Input I am looking for is would these sell well? Is there a market for G
> scale of these locos? Licensing the products?
> I have an investor that came to me about the possibility of manufacturing
> highly detailed plastic G scale steam locomotives. By highly detailed he
> stated he wanted to offer a level of detail equal to proto200 and Broadway
> limited HO scale. He wants to do the A, J and K classes. The A and J class
> will of course include excursion version of #1218 and #611. The K class
> would be the J with the trailing truck change to two wheel. He also would
> like to offer service and excursion auxiliary water tenders. Also he is
> thinking of offering a limited run of the war baby J's the other would not
> be limited run. They will have sound and smoke as well. He does not want the
> retail price to exceed the following for each class.
> A class - $999.00
> J & K Class – $799.00
> Water tenders - $249.00
> All input is welcome good or bad. You can send me emails offline if
> P.S. I have made note of prototypical functionality of the articulation for
> the A class. I have seen this mentioned on numerous threads here.
> Thank you in advance
> *Jon Kelley*
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