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Old 09-20-2019, 07:10 PM   #11
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Nice! That tank car is beautiful!
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Old 09-20-2019, 11:06 PM   #12
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Thanks guys!! I’m not a prolific new post generator, but it was so unexpected I was compelled to tell the story.

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What a great story!
Now quick, go buy a lottery ticket!
Yeah I tried that but I must have used up my luck at the train show!!

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Going to train shows in areas where O gauge is not popular has its benefits. There aren't a lot of vendors who show up with O gauge, but those that do, you aren't competing with too many others for what they have. I am in the midwest and have shown up late Saturday to see normally sought after things still sitting on the table at very fair prices. On the east coast, those same things would've been gone by the guys waiting in line for the show to open.
I believe you are right. It’s the only explanation as to why the K-Line Surfliner cars were still available at mid afternoon.

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Also in southern calif.
People at this club have been selling off collections and offering great deals.

https://www.ttos-sp.org/

Brookhurst Community Center
2271 W. Crescent Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801

September 22nd, 2019
I’d love to check that out, but right now we’re somewhere in the high desert on the way to Las Vegas to see Rod Stewart tomorrow night! I’ll hang on to the link.

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Nice story. The cars that caught my eye were the wine car and the beer cars. The Wine tanker looks real nice and the Ballantine cars surprised me as I always thought of Ballantine as an east coast brew.
I was surprised to see the Ballantine cars too. He had eight of them in consecutive car numbers, but I only got two of them since I was tapped out from buying the Surfliners.
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Old 09-21-2019, 01:52 AM   #13
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First off congratulations on finding the long sought after K-Lines. I have come to the conclusion that a Local Toy Train Show is one of the best sources for finding O Gauge items at a reasonable price. In my part of the Midwest we have The Midwest Train & Toy Show which is presented every 3 months. Spidey sense is nice to have but it can lighten one's wallet real quick.

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Old 09-24-2019, 10:02 PM   #14
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Trust in someone you do not know is hard to come by nowadays as he trusted you to mail in the rest of the money . Funny thing about model trains and although its may sound cliche
expect the unexpected.
While i do not know you im happy you finally found what you always wanted.
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Old 09-25-2019, 02:34 PM   #15
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Thank you. Train people are certainly a special group of people.
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