Ridge Locomotive Works Prices going up.

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Ridge Locomotive Works Prices going up.

Post by Marty_Knox » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:09 am

I have increased my prices on most boilers effective March 1. I will honor the current prices for any orders received by March 1. The average increase is about $150. I am currently running about 9 months delivery.

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Post by Bill Shields » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:33 pm

Still cheap for what you get.

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Re: Prices

Post by Marty_Knox » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:40 am

Bill Shields wrote:Still cheap for what you get.
Please Bill, don't call my boilers cheap. A bargain, or 'good cost performance ratio' would sound much better!

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Re: Prices

Post by FredR » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:45 am

How about 'economical' ?
Marty_Knox wrote:
Bill Shields wrote:Still cheap for what you get.
Please Bill, don't call my boilers cheap. A bargain, or 'good cost performance ratio' would sound much better!

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Post by cbrew » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:11 am

Hi Marty,
quick question? what does it cost to ship a boiler to the northwest?
Thanks
If it is not live steam. its not worth it.

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Post by Marty_Knox » Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:18 pm

Chris, you can figure it will be in the range of $300 to $500, depending on what size boiler it is and where it's going.

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Post by cbrew » Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:45 pm

Thanks Marty!
If it is not live steam. its not worth it.

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Boiler shipping

Post by steamin10 » Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:26 pm

Network with someone going to a Western meet, and offer a C-note for gas money. Meet them on your end. Prolly save half depending.
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Re: Boiler shipping

Post by Marty_Knox » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:59 pm

steamin10 wrote:Network with someone going to a Western meet
I've been able to set that up a few times. The best one was when Karl Hovanitz stopped at the Huck with a brand new bus he had picked up in Canada. Not only did he haul an RGS 20 back to the West Coast, he also picked up a half ton of Pocahontas coal!

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Post by Benjamin Maggi » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:05 pm

For my flame-cut Allen Mogul frames, Marty had bought them from Roger-Cooke in NY. I, living in New York State, purchased them from Marty, who met another person at NAMES and gave them to him. He then brought them home to his house, where my father picked them up for me. I then picked them up from him.

It probably wouldn't be this easy with a boiler!
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Post by Marty_Knox » Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:27 pm

Benjamin Maggi wrote: It probably wouldn't be this easy with a boiler!
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Post by Bill Shields » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:12 pm

Marty:

sorry - didn't call your boilers cheap - said your prices are cheap.

If 'economical' is more what you had in mind then:

"Still ECONOMICAL for what you get".

Shees....you can take the man out of duPont, but never take the duPont out of the man (so sayeth a fellow ex-duPonter)

Your prices are still MORE THAN REASONABLE for what you provide.

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