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Re: PC: C-630

Stewart seems to be on a roll. They botched the paint (actually the
lettering) on the L&N Century, too.

> >  The Stewart C-630's are reportedly going to be shipped out 
> 1-3-99.
> >  
> >  The undecs. first followed by PC!!!  later on.
> >  
> >  Lon
>  Well I hope they get the coloring right for the roads in the  
> series. I was
> going to buy one of their Monon C628s because of Monon's Purdue 
> freight
> colors (Monon painted freight engines black and metallic gold a la 
> Purdue
> University, and their passenger units red and white for the Inferior
> University, and being a Purdue grad...). Then I saw the real thing. 
> Instead
> of metallic gold it's some horrid washed-out yellowy color. My chum 
> Jack
> Hawkins has contacted them, as have many Mononites, as to the gross 
> mistake
> they made, but Stewart has so far turned a very deaf ear.
>  On a much better note, it's great that someone is releasing new 
> Alco
> Centuries. Now we Alco-holics don't have to dig through the bins at 
> the
> train shows for the Tyco and Model Power ones. I am led to 
> understand that
> the ModPow C628 is a very nice model once you replace the handrails 
> and
> remotor it...
>  Now what about C636s??? ;)

Bryan Turner

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