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    If you could purchase a CMW Mini Metals vehicle made in the USA and in order to stay at the current retail price you would be required to assemble a very simple pre-finished kit; how likely would you be to purchase this Mini Metals vehicle?
    Is a question being asked at
    http://classicmetalworks.blogspot.com/

    Let them know what you think.

    I'd love the products to come in kits. Easier to bash them.
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    Me To! I voted this morning.

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    I voted for kits, putting stuff together is most of the fun for me. I know some do like prebuilt stuff and I can appreciate why but I really like to put stuff together, even if it's just a few parts. We need Blue Box kits for N scale!

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    I don't mind building kits at all, as long as I don't have to paint 'em! I grew up on Athearn blue boxes, so that concept is just fine with me. Made AND Assembled in the USA!

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    It would sure be a lot easier to put head lights in them if we didn't have to take them apart first. I hope the kits are one car only, or at least two different cars. Small layouts don't need two cars that are exactly alike. I wonder what's in the works? I'd like to see something early 70's.

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    I voted but then I was disappointed when I realized that the Ford wagons they have coming out this year are HO only. Maybe we need to convince them that there are N scale guys out here waiting for those cars in our scale. I would not have wasted my time voting if I knew they were only talking about new products in HO.
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    Personally I would pay a little extra to avoid having to assemble the cars on my layout. Making large structures is one thing. Having to deal with the tiny parts of an N scale car is something else. Plus I need so many for my layout that it would just become a nightmare.

    I would also pay a little extra to buy "Made in the USA" ones as well.

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    I agree with you, Mr. C. I don't think they were talking about N scale though. All the other news on that page is HO
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    I think they are looking for an alternative way to market all of their products as they are having difficulty with the cost to assemble, paint etc. on the Asian side. I dont think it matters on scale. There newest products are HO but i don't think it means just HO.

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    I am for anything that can be made in the USA and not shipped overseas. I don't care if it is HO only or not. I wish more manufacturers would think along these lines. I got on and voted even though it was mainly for HO.
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    Guys
    Any company that makes products for more than one scale will not feature N scale. Every company that makes HO makes four times the money from them rather than us. So, most of their promotion will be toward them. not us.
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