Am I correct in that I seem to be seeing more modeling (or what in my case I consider piddling, as I am no machinist like the old guys). When I first got into 0 gauge about 45 years ago all I knew was Lionel (and Marx) had no idea about two rail.
I dared not to even think about cutting on an engine to get what I wanted, I survived on Lionel Lines (and still have them). I did paint beat up F3 shells that I fixed up gouges and heat stamp lettering for roads I wanted.
With the shifting towards more scale (and still detailed semi scale) it seems like some modeling or at least modifying is becoming more common. Maybe it's just the forum members?
Don't see the return of All Nation or other kits as a standard, but something seems to be changing. Maybe more people like me just want what they want, knowing most likely it will never be mass produced.
What are other thoughts.