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April Model Railroader now shipping to subscribers

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April Model Railroader now shipping to subscribers
Posted by dkawala on Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:02 AM
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Posted by riogrande5761 on Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:10 AM

Brace yourselves.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:01 PM

riogrande5761
Brace yourselves.

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I really hope when the forum gets an upgrade that there will be a minimum word requirtement for replies, 15-20 is common, to prevent these cryptic posts that have no real content.

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Interesting thing about the video... I have been mispronouncing "Kato" for 30+ years. I always assumed it was "Kay-Toe", but apparently not.

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The NORFOLK AND SOUTHERN layout looks truly amazing.

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-Kevin

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:21 PM

 There was an article many years ago in MR (in the 80's I think) where they visited with the younger Mr. Kato who was at the time just setting up Kato USA under the direction of his father. It was in that article that they mentioned the correct pronounciation of the name. Not sure how it was pronounced on the original Green Hornet radio serials, but on the 60's TV show with Bruce Lee, it was "kay-toe" which probbaly influenced many on how to pronounce the name of the model train company.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:40 PM

rrinker
but on the 60's TV show with Bruce Lee, it was "kay-toe"

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It is also "Kay-Toe" in the Green Hornet, Pink Panther, and the OJ Simpson Trial.

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I wonder how many others are always mispronounced. There was an importer of brass models named "Akane", that I have heard pronounced every way you can imagine.

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Posted by trwroute on Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:50 PM

Why so early?  Isn't this still the middle of February?

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:14 PM

Pretty much last week of the month, typically when they ship out the next issue.

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Posted by middleman on Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:47 PM

Years ago, Gary Hoover's beautiful AT&SF layout was featured several times in MR. I look forward to seeing his take on the N&W.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:51 PM

middleman
Gary Hoover's beautiful AT&SF layout was featured several times in MR. I look forward to seeing his take on the N&W.

These threads usually get locked right away.  I agree with Mike, those preview of this layout looked exceptional.

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Posted by TheK4Kid on Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:31 PM

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Posted by BigDaddy on Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:39 PM

K4 You need to call customer service and talk to a real human beign.

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Posted by csxns on Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:35 PM

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Anyone else have a problem with Kalmbach?

Not me.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:48 PM

This thread will get locked for sure, now! Laugh

TheK4Kid,  does it say anywhere in these forums that this is the place to go for customer service ?

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:57 PM

TheK4Kid
Anyone else have a problem with Kalmbach?

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I do not. I am afraid this thread will be locked now. Too bad, it was going pretty well.

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I hope Dana keeps inserting these each month.

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Posted by dknelson on Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15 PM

Just remember the (unwritten) ground rule: no discussing or giving away the "April Fool's Joke" until a decent interval has passed, so that those who buy on a newstand don't feel like second class citizens.  

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Posted by mbinsewi on Friday, February 21, 2020 2:21 PM

A good reminder, Dave.

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Posted by John-NYBW on Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:28 AM

dknelson

Just remember the (unwritten) ground rule: no discussing or giving away the "April Fool's Joke" until a decent interval has passed, so that those who buy on a newstand don't feel like second class citizens.  

Dave Nelson

 

 

I usually get my copy AFTER it shows up at my LHS. What does that make me?

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Posted by mbinsewi on Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:55 AM

I think Dave is just making a tongue-in-cheek thing about how some forum members get a bit upset when the secret is let out too soon.

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Posted by PC101 on Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:01 AM

John-NYBW
 
dknelson

Just remember the (unwritten) ground rule: no discussing or giving away the "April Fool's Joke" until a decent interval has passed, so that those who buy on a newstand don't feel like second class citizens.  

Dave Nelson

 

 

 

 

I usually get my copy AFTER it shows up at my LHS. What does that make me?

 

To John-NYBW, A good person. You are supporting your LHS, you probably buy more stuff when you are there and you pay more money per copy for the MR magazine then other people that have subcriptions. It's a win win for both business's.    

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:59 AM

Yeah... , APRIL FOOLS

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Posted by PC101 on Monday, March 2, 2020 5:09 PM

I just picked up the April 2020 issue at my LHS.

I have my first thought, I stop there. I hope I'm wrong.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, March 2, 2020 5:54 PM

Mine just arrived in the mail.

I am going to read it tonight and try to find the April Fools joke.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, March 2, 2020 9:30 PM

Mine came today.  I thought i found 2 right of the bat! Two?  So one seems lagit, through a search, the other?......

I'll keep looking.

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Posted by NittanyLion on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:24 AM

trwroute

Why so early?  Isn't this still the middle of February?

 

Brace yourself because black is white and up is down: the cover date isn't the month of publication, it is the date retailers are supposed to pull that issue and return them to the publisher or destroy them. 

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Posted by chutton01 on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:30 AM

mbinsewi
Mine came today.  I thought i found 2 right of the bat! Two?  So one seems lagit, through a search, the other?......


If you are thinking of the numbering one, I believe it was just a mistake, as there was a better candidate in the issue...

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Posted by rrinker on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:33 AM

mbinsewi

Mine came today.  I thought i found 2 right of the bat! Two?  So one seems lagit, through a search, the other?......

I'll keep looking.

Mike.

 

 I know which one you mean. I was thinking, this can't be real. Then I went to the URL - hmm, either someone went to WAY too much effort, or it really is a legit product. 

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Posted by csxns on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 3:30 PM

chutton01
I believe it was just a mistake,

Thought also.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:10 PM

chutton01
If you are thinking of the numbering one

Nope, nothing about numbering.

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Posted by joe323 on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:54 PM

For me the joke is the April issue showed up before March 1

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Posted by BigDaddy on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:06 PM

Mine came on the 28th, early for me, and I flipped through it and I am not seeing it, or them?  Taking my time to read it, maybe I'll get it.

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