Update - March 2016
Dear ME Rail Fans and Supporters,
We hope everyone is doing well. We know that there are quite a few people out there wondering when we are going to deliver... Read more
Happy Holidays from ME Models! With that said, we thought we would drop a few lines with an update of where we are at with the project.
First of all,... Read more
It's been awhile...
I've started getting inquiries again, so here is your short-and-sweet update.
We delivered a sizable check to the plastics manufacturer today which will take care of ALL plastic orders. They... Read more
July 2015 Update
I have been getting a lot of emails lately asking for an update, so I figured it was time to send one out.
On the metal side, we have in... Read more
Your April Update...
This past weekend must have everyone itching to get their railway layouts up and ready because we received a record amount of emails and questions that I want to address... Read more
Anyone who ordered ABS Only in Dark Brown, Reddish Brown, or Black...you should have your stuff or will be seeing it soon as the last batch went out today.
Anyone... Read more
Shipping, shipping, shipping...
I'm sure that by now, many of you have heard that we have finally reached the shipping phase on the plastic ABS products. As you can see, we are busy... Read more
Production has begun and an open letter to all supporters
First and foremost, ME Models would like to thank everyone who participated in our community rail initiative. We would also like to thank everyone for being extremely patient with us... Read more
We are really, really close!
Yes, really, REALLY close! As you can see above, we have been testing the product to ensure fit and function. Everything seems to be running quite smoothly and after our... Read more
What does 1,087 lbs of mold look like?
It looks like this!
Yes, it really does weight in at just over a half ton!
Here's what the injection process looks like with the connectors:
As you can tell,... Read more
Plastics are 99% complete!
That's right...the title says it all. Our plastic molds are done and are currently undergoing beta testing.
Before you ask, no, the final products won't be in white. They use... Read more
Progress is being made!
I know we promised more frequent updates, but while progress is being made, we think it's better to just let our guys do their work and show you what they... Read more
The first mold...
As of today, the first mold containing 2X8 and 2X6 plates is complete. See for yourself!
The remaining plastic molds should follow very soon.
On the metal side of things,... Read more
Sorry, we haven't posted an update lately, but we're in a holding pattern at the moment.
As before, the mold makers are still hard at work on getting the plastic... Read more
Plastic Drawings are Done!
Well, it happened a lot faster than we thought it would, but thanks to our awesome architects and engineers, the drawings for the plastic parts have been completed! Have a... Read more
Moving forward on schedule!
As promised, regular updates would be posted as information became available.
First and foremost, we have met with the plastic guys and they are eager to get to work on... Read more
Backer Surveys and Metal Fixtures
I know that many of you have been wondering about the backer surveys and when they will go out. We made the decision to utilize the BackerKit platform to assist... Read more
Funded and going forward!
First off, words can not express our gratitude for helping us make this project a reality. A huge thank you to all of you for your assistance in pledging, and... Read more
4th and Goal...
We're almost there folks! There is still work to do, but we thought that we would "sweeten the pot" for everyone who has already donated and those who are still... Read more
The Finish Line...
Just over 30 hours to go and about $30,000 to finish off.
Again, we thank you all for your support of this project and we're still hopeful that we can... Read more
Ten days to go!
Ten days to go and $56,000 to raise!
First, and sincerely, thank you all very much for your help in getting us this far. We have done a lot of... Read more
Good evening all-
We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks in your support of this project. It's because of people like YOU that make me proud to be a member... Read more
Add-Ons now offered!
First, thank you all for your support of our project. The response has been very positive since launch.
Since we have fielded many questions about obtaining additional product, we have... Read more