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RJ,

It wouldn't surprise me to see many items shelved for at least a year or two especially where the development and associated costs are still in the pipeline. Looking at the news each day there will be some models that never make it to the stores as the manufacturer will be out of business.


I guess any sensible manufacturer will consolidate on the items he already produces and in particular those that sell well. He wants to stay afloat just like the rest of us.

Remember most of the Stateside model makers also sell a lot to Europe and some European countries are in a worse predicament that the USA and UK. Exchange rates have caused prices of most large scale items to soar over here. Thank goodness I have already got all I need (apart from the occasional bargain that I might be fortunate enough to see
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