That will actually be quite a good step. Right now BLI engines sometimes lose sync, especially if they are pulling a good sized load. They also have issues with sound sync at low speeds. If MTH can figure out how to properly sync the sounds with the various speeds, *and* make them sync with the rod movements, it'll be a killer model.Synchronized puffing smoke & chuffing sounds – timed to driver revolutions at a rate of 4 chuffs/puffs per wheel revolution!
Everyone is still releasing F-units on the diesel side of the house...modelbob said:On the other hand, even as a life-long Pennsy fan, and it's still my all-time favorite RR, I have to wonder "why yet another K4?" Maybe I'm mistaken, but aren't there already several manufacturers with one on the market? Don't get me wrong, I understand... It's one of the great locomotives. Very recognizable, and caters to a huge audience. But you wonder how long before that market will be saturated?
Well Mike is a little full of himself. It will be interesting to see what happens.JeffShultz said:You know, reading his ad copy, if I didn't know this was an established company, I'd say it was a scam. "Legendary Innovator" ... "astound you with its features".... sheesh.
Well yes, but that is also a very generic locomotive. Diesels weren't nearly as customized as steam, except for small details like headlights and the like, and just about everyone had F Units. You can make an F unit, paint it for just about any major railroad, and maybe change a few small details, and you've got an accurate model.JeffShultz said:Everyone is still releasing F-units on the diesel side of the house...
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