While unpacking a few boxes after a move to what I can only hope is my retirement house (Dunmovin' Manor), I discovered a purchase I had made many years ago. This was a group of about 8 Lionel Evans auto loaders. This brought back memories of how I had once tried to make a complete train of car carriers. The plastic cars that Lionel put out, and worse yet the K-line bland plastic cars are just not right for my tastes. Die cast cars are not only slightly too large, but much too heavy to make a complete train. The past few days I had decided to hunt up 1/48 plastic model kits. I was frankly surprised at this hole in the hobby. Not only would I have enjoyed assembling the kits, it would be great for putting together a light enough car train. Not to mention the ease of adding details such as LED lighting kits as part of the process.
Am I just not looking in the right place? Seems like someone should be making $ here at $20-$25 per car model.