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Posted By: John Quilter
Posted On: Saturday October 26, 2019 at 9:24 PM
 
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Further to your comments, it seems to me that different makers
might be able to use some of each others products. For example, if one maker is doing, say a 1941 Cadillac sedanette, and all the parts to complete it, it might be possible for another maker to decide to do a four door sedan or convertible and be able to use the other makers base, wheels, tires, grill, bumpers etc and fit them to a different body style, resin casting. Sort of a commercial production version of the old transkits idea. The work has already been done on many of the parts and surely the number produced could be ramped up to accommodate sales to another model company or model line, to produce something different that would no directly copy a product from one maker to another. Economies of scale in production on smaller interchangeable parts so to speak.

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GIM by Marius Woolley #26590
Fascinating article, Marius. Thanks. by John Kuvakas #26590.1Zone Diplomat
Makes sense for Matrix. A big "oops" for GLM. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #26590.2
Brings to mind the Neo/BoS Matrix rip-off saga? Bad idea. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #26590.2.1
Indeed Graeme. And I think Neo is still doing some of that but not as much as a few years ago. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26590.2.1.1
Thanks for sharing that information. You have done well, Inspector. (EOM) by David Crowe #26590.3
Thx Karl, Hans-Georg and I do our best to Inform (EOM) by Marius Woolley #26590.3.1
And that is appreciated especially for one who is constantly by John Quilter #26590.3.1.1
GLM-GIM Thoughts. by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26590.4
Further to your comments, it seems to me that different makers by John Quilter #26590.4.1
Sounds like GLM should consider paying you to be a consultant, Ray. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #26590.4.2
They'd be a better company if they did! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26590.4.2.1Zone Diplomat
Thanks for the article, very interesting by Keko Romero #26590.5
Thank you for the post, Marius. I appreciate the information. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26590.6




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