Ztrack Now Accepting Challenger Reservations

ztrack Mar 10, 2010

  1. ztrack

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    Ztrack Magazine is now accepting reservations for American Z Lines upcoming Challenger releases. Reservations are only be accepted for Ztrack Magazine subscribers in good standing. Pricing listed includes shipping and handling fees as outlined for this run. Ztrack is very excited to be able to offer these amazing locomotives and locomotive sets to subscribers. Delivery is scheduled to begin in April. Subscribers exclusive sales will last through July. To order your Challenger and to see more information, please visit:

    Ztrack Magazine: Challenger Page

    Not a Ztrack Subscriber? Please contact your authorized AZL dealer to reserve your Challenger. Supplies are limited so order today!

    Rob Kluz
     
  2. Fred Ladd

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    I might have missed it- Do yo have pictures of each Challenger??
    Fred
     
  3. ztrack

    ztrack TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    Fred,

    We only have photos of the version with the coal tender at this time. I will have additional photos next month once we are ready to release the locomotives and sets.

    Rob
     
  4. TechRepJapan

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    Huh?!

    Ummm... you want me to make a reservation with my payment before I can even see photos of the different versions your selling? EXCUSE ME?!
     
  5. ztrack

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    Of course we expect you to order without the additional photos. That is all part of the fun. :)

    Who said anything about payment? This is only pre-reservations. We will not charge for products until they are ready to ship. This is Ztrack's standard policy.

    Rob
     
  6. zfuture

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    We should have production samples in about 10 days. We will publish photos then.
    Sincerely,
     
  7. Joe D'Amato

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    Hans...you guys coming to the Z Convention in Medford?

    Joe
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  8. Glenn Woodle

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    Who cares about the challengers? It's the reefers & caboose we want to see!

    Hope you can update what can be released in 2010 soon!
     
  9. RobertAllbritton

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    I think Hans is, I have to go to visit a public housing project here in DC that weekend.

    Best,
    -Rob(A)
    AZL
     
  10. RobertAllbritton

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    OK, you are excused. :D:D:D
     
  11. bigford

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    that challenger cost more then my first car!!!:sarcastic:
     
  12. Loren

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    Yeah, but it sure would pull a lot more in real life and likely win the contest with a head on vs your car contest :eek:)
     
  13. ztrack

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    Rob, you have to love work release programs. Did they take the ankle bracelet off yet?
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    Rob
     
  14. DSZ&N

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    No sets in gray??

    Will there be a gray painted set or is it only sold as a single??
     
  15. ztrack

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    The gray version is only being offered as a single. It is a real beauty!

    Rob
     
  16. RobertAllbritton

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    Single Only.

    In a fit of total stupidity, I sent the Grey one to Kluz so he could take some good photos of it. I really should have kept it here for myself – it looks awesome.:D:D:D

    Here are some lousy photos I took of it before the FedEx guy whisked it away to Ohio. These do not do it justice.:eek:

    Oh, and it has traction tires so it can pull lots of cars. Not sure exactly how many. I tested it for running smoothness, but I forgot to throw cars behind it before it went away. Maybe Rob Kluz can give us an answer early next week.

    This is an approved production sample. The full shipment should come from Korea in 2 weeks or less.

    Best,
    -Rob(A)
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  17. zscaler

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    Beautiful!
     
  18. DSZ&N

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    Wow, That is a thing of beauty. Just Placed my order for one set and after seeing that picture had to get one:tb-rolleyes:
     
  19. TechRepJapan

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    See! This has been my point all along! How do you expect folks to place an order sight unseen?! I think you guys really stepped on yourselves with this one. After seeing this photo... I'm ready to change my mind. That monster looks sharp! BUT... I still want to see photos of the other versions.

    Com'on, guys... really piss-poor marketing here.
     
  20. sluggers

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    I totally agree with Alex! The marketing of this item has been a mess. How can you expect people to reserve a certain model from the many versions available by showing a photo of only one. Thats like selling some one a ford mustang car but only showing a photo of a 1967 and thats it. when it could be all different styles and models. I consider this release to be a "Big Ticket Item" just like a car. The cost is well over a months salery and how can people make a choice site unseen with that much money involved. Im sure alot of people wont like what i have stated but you know what,There are alot more people in my situation about being able to afford an item like this then there are people who can afford it.
    I also agree that it is a great item and would like a grey one but at 1/10th of my income, that will never happen. Now that you have worked on this project for such a long time, Can you please get back to making loco's that most of us can afford and enjoy so we can make Z scale grow and thrive.

    Steve aka "Sluggers"
     

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