I  have only seen what has been posted online from the new catalog but so far I have seen nothing that catches my eye. The only thing I see are the very high prices. I don't usually complain about prices but Lionel must think we are all rich. My days of buying new may be over. But hey the used market is calling my name. 

So what will you buy? 

Dave

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I may have to trim some of this fat but..

The Frisco 4500 Meteor, Big Boy first run and the DM&IR “Yellowstone”. 

The freight sounds box cars, Great Northern and Illinois Terminal. 

Both Green Bay and Western reefers.

I like the BN F set, but I want the whole thing in cascade green so I’ll pass. 

The Bush funeral train seems like a good price (considering what the street price will probably be) for what you get. But I will probably take a pass on that two.  

I will also get one or two S gauge items.

Overall I was surprised at how many of the steamers really caught my eye.

Ben

 

LCCA

Wow...  this catalog will be a big one for me...  it will take a while to decide what fits in my budget...  i can relay what catches my eye...

First off, the 4-4-0's look great.  I have not really been into 19th century trains, but studying these, the ornate decorations are really fantastic...  really drawn to these...

Then the Big Boy 4014...  i love the cab floor detail and the big boy sketched on smokebox.  This is cool to me because the bearing caps are silver and would look great lashed to my 844 pulling my excursion train.

Naturally the UP#4141 Bush Funeral Train set and all the UP excursion cars to expand my collection and train.  Looking forward to a 16plus car excursion train!

I am a fan of the EM1s.  Great engine in legacy!  I want the NP grey boiler this time around...

Then i want all the fantasy ATSF northerns...  Rock Island, DRGW, MOPAC, and the 4524 Frisco looks incredible.  Ive also been getting sweet on that ACL.  would love that on my eastern steam display case...  naturally love the Frisco 4500, but probably go with 4524.

The S2 and S4 switchers are really colorful.  Need the ATSF, but may also grab that sweet SusieQ.

The Rio Grande and Cotton Belt are my F7s for this catalog...

I gotta have the Great Northern Circus Ps1 sounds box car...  hope they do the series of them...

Probably more DTI box cars and 60ft Santa Fe auto parts box cars...

Oh yea, forgot...  the UP#1111 is mandatory for me...

Whew!  So much to choose from...

 

 

Bob

Lionel Fan and Super "O" Track Enthusiast

Not much for me. For sure a LC+ docksider and a LC+ GG1.  A lot of the stuff in the catalog is too large for modest sized layouts, so much is on the "ignore" list. A number of things missed the mark as far as paint schemes I want, such as no Great Northern F-7/3 in orange/green with black trucks, and no Rio Grande F7/3 with silver trucks. The Northern Pacific S4 would be of interest, but the previous TMCC version is already on the property, so probably that's a no-go. 

  

Just got the Catalog today and the MTH volume two. If I order anything from the Lionel, it MAY be the NS OCS. I would rather spend my money on MTH... I like the MTH Railking NS OCS even though it only has one powered unit. I may also order an NS SW1500 or NYC GP7.

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Nothing. I'm still waiting on my SFRD freight sounds refrigerator from 2018 V2, REA baggage car from 2019 V1, and a Santa Fe R50B refrigerator from MTH 2019 V1. 

I'd like an ATSF 3751 class Northern, but I lack the cash necessary for purchase. 

Santa Fe, All the Way

Steamers: US army 4-6-6T, BEDT dockside. 

Diesels: penn central super bass F7 

passenger: auto train & southern camera domes

freight. 2 flat wheels box cars. Not sure wich roads. Probably PC & GN. And a b&o I12 caboose

ill also probably do 1 big steamer. Not sure if it will be the chalked 4014, the in service b&o em1, or the blue goose. (It’s fake but it’s beautiful!)

From what little I've seen so far, nothing. I do expect that to change Monday, when I can really look at the whole catalog. 

NS6770Fan posted:

Just got the Catalog today and the MTH volume two. If I order anything from the Lionel, it MAY be the NS OCS. I would rather spend my money on MTH... I like the MTH Railking NS OCS even though it only has one powered unit. I may also order an NS SW1500 or NYC GP7.

That's funny.  I'd much rather spend my money on Lionel since I spend no money on MTH.

Maybe you should read the title of the topic of this thread.  Might be enlightening.

For you.

 

 

RT   

Have not seen all of the rolling stock yet so there may be some surprises in that category, still waiting on rolling stock from the last catalog. There will be no more pre-orders of Lionel locomotives, been way to many failures out of the box, don't need that frustration.

Bill T.

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