Recently I have gotten inquiries from people who download a file from the FREEBIES page that is clearly labeled (I think) as a repair or replacement for a flaw in one of our kits. (DUH, yes, we do make mistakes.) They inevitably email us and say something like I downloaded your free XXXX kit, but there was only one page, when the label on the file is “missing page #X for XXXX”. Please let me know if I should somehow lable files that are corrections or additions to kits differently. The free kits usually say something like XXXX KIT. Sorry, didn’t mean to rant. Maybe a totally new page just for corrections?
I’m sure any of you that have bought any of our DVD’s or Collections have realized that we have many, many more kits available than are shown individually on the GET MODELS page.
We have really not wanted to break up the collections, but interest seems to indicate that you would like us to do just that.
Recently, we have been asked about a particular kit, Zelmer’s & Co., from the Waterfront DVD and if it could be purchased separately. Got me thinking, maybe it is time to make ALL of our kits available individually. If we do this, it will probably add another 20 kits to our product line. It will be a pretty big job, but if it increases sales, why not.
I’m thinking that we might start with the newest DVD’s and work backwards.
What do you think?
By the way, you can see what most of the kits look like if you go to the Collections page abd browse the contents of each collection.
As some of you probably know, I recently did a three piece article for All Scale Rails e-zine that was a step-by-step build of Muchie’s Pawn Shop. It seemed to be fairly popular.
Well, I’m thinking of possibly doing additional articles in the zine about paper modeling. I have ideas for a bunch of articles, BUT I want to know, from YOU. What would you like to see dealt with? You can be VERY SPECIFIC with your requests. I intend to do very detailed descriptions of specific techniques that will elevate your level of paper craftsmanship. Paper modeling is unique in many aspects and I would like to detail as many of them as I can. BUT, AGAIN, I want to know what YOU want explained. So start posting your wants on the DISCUSSION page. We’ll see where it goes from there. Scratch-building, kitbashing, whatever. Anything having to do with paper models.
Thanks everyone. So far, a lot of great feedback. Keep it coming. Let me know what you really want to dig into.
You are correct in that a lot of what you mentioned was in the article. You should read it. I think you will enjoy it.
I haven’t talked to the editor yet about what and when, but we will get into many subjects IN DEPTH. Not just what to do, but why. How to think creatively and see how things can be put together to make make something that only YOU can conceive of.
I especially like the diorama idea. I’m not great at it, but I think I will tap brother Thom in that area.
Keep sending ideas!
I think this will be fun.
Just this hour, we have visitors from all over the world. Denmark, France, Thiland, Netherlands, Canada, Germany and that’s just this hour. It facinates me how our little group reaches around the world.
We’d like to hear from you. Are we serving your need? How can we do it better? I know there are a lot of US prototype modelers out there. Cerainly, cardmodeling is even more popular outside the US.
Thank you all for making my day.