Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] monochrome stashes vs Treehouse sets

  • FromJason Spears <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateTue, 3 Mar 2009 14:47:25 -0500
For the Looneys to do it, there has to be REAL volumes, for a hobbyist
to do it, there only needs to be a few people. That's the difference.


On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:57 AM, David Artman <david.artman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Jason Spears <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> If there was a serious demand for mono stashes, then some enterprising
>> pyramid fan could just buy lots of the treehouse sets at bulk prices,
>> repack them and resell for a little profit. This would serve LL just
>> fine as they still sell pyramids.
> This is little different from the Looneys doing it, but with added shipping
> and a middle-man's profits. If it were worthwhile, the Looneys would do it.
> yet they don't--must be numbers we don't know.
> All that said, I could see some of the more-creative picenikers having a
> small cottage industry, doing custom(ized) stashes, skeleton stashes,
> sand-art stashes, etc.... Maybe a Demo Rabbit, who's at cons showing off the
> system anyway--could do a few sales or some custom painting on the spot, if
> sufficient stashes were on-hand (again, buying in bulk to repack, with or
> without customizing). Huh... I just realized that ELBS should be the perfect
> size to seal a base, albeit a bit thick for my tastes. And black. But with a
> black mono stash, that could be a benefit.
> OK, I'm rambling....