Well said Gene. I often wonder how many of the other road names they also
mess up. Since joining this group I have seen a lot of complaints considering
the art work that has come out. Of course me personally I am not as fussy
as some of you but I still want to see it get done right. There are enough
people here that will give them, help if they just ask.
Darren J Ernst
In a message dated 2/17/2008 11:07:51 A.M. Atlantic Standard Time,
nh370 -AT- comcast.net writes:
Every time something new comes out comes out there's always a pick it
Not always. Some manufacturers
invest the time & effort to get it right and are
If a manufacturer screws it up, you bet we'll
have a lynching. The point is that there
is no reason to spend
hundreds of thousands of dollars on tooling and then apply
artwork. Especially when the information is out there for the asking
and the manufacturer is capable of doing better.
that the manufacturers should be allowed to "wing it" and then give
pass when they screw up a paint job is just wrong. Without feedback, we
will continue to get incorrect models. If they are willing to do
Penn Central equipment,
those interested must provide the information to
help them do it right, and then call
them on it if they choose to go it
alone or ignore the input.
> If you don't like the lettering, buy a
bottle of black paint & a pack of Microscale
> decals and
change the lettering.
This is not an issue for those that can paint
& decal and want to. However, there is a
large segment of the
hobby that "have a life" that prefers properly decorated locos &
Without feedback, a manufacturer can't tell
if slow sales of a particular road name
are due to a lack of interest, or
if the modeling community has rejected the execution
of that particular
scheme. Slow sales for a road name can be the kiss of death for
name when the next product release comes around.
Then we will all be
back to painting & decaling for everything.