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I wonder if Reaper will have to expand their facility and/or hire a gaggle of new people to handle the suddenly extensive Bones line. That is a load of minis to deliver on the initial crunch...how will this affect production of existing lines? Surely they can't divert all of their people to producing Bones... thoughts?

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It will just depend on when they can get the equipment they need I imagine. Although I'm sure they could use a little bit of help in March.

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When they are ready to establish a facility in Chicago I'll be available... pay no attention to the high taxes, crime, high rent, and freakishly volatile weather.

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No. I have it on good authority that Ed is just going to take all the money, dump it on the floor of his office, and roll around in it for a while.

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I wonder if Reaper will have to expand their facility and/or hire a gaggle of new people to handle the suddenly extensive Bones line. That is a load of minis to deliver on the initial crunch...how will this affect production of existing lines? Surely they can't divert all of their people to producing Bones... thoughts?

 

It seems unlikely that any of the Bones that are part of this KS will actually be produced *at* Reaper. They are not currently set up to handle injection molding, and to try to bring that online at the same time that you are trying to get all these models into production would be a logistical nightmare. If this initial wave of Bones does impact production, it will only be because Reaper is small (in number of employees), and the shipping department is even smaller. If they have to pull people away from other departments to ship out this massive load of figures, that could impact production of other lines. However, Reaper is already aware of what they are going to be facing when these all hit the warehouse, and I expect they'll adjust accordingly. Pretty much any monkey can stick an item in a box; several part-time/short-time contract employees could be brought on specifically for the purpose of packaging Bones to ship, leaving the other departments largely unaffected.

 

Now, after that? Yeah, it seems like some expansion might be in Reaper's future. I have no idea how much space the equipment for casting Bones is going to take up, but the current space they are in seems to be getting pretty full lately.

 

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Bryan and I were talking about building expansion at Reapercon. There are a couple of different options available, although the best one is probably the most expensive.

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No. I have it on good authority that Ed is just going to take all the money, dump it on the floor of his office, and roll around in it for a while.

As would I.

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If Ed becomes Scrooge McPugh...

Who is Donald, and who gets to be Huey, Dewey and Louie?

 

The Jr. Woodchuck guidebook says...

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