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My favorite hobby shop closed down


Well, maybe not, but the business was sold and I never liked the new owner, and their website is gone now too...
That sucks. :(

I spent all afternoon and all of my money at CABOOSE HOBBIES today.
When I got in line I realized that I did not have enough money for everything and had to put a bunch back. :eek:hwell:
I did get some cool stuff and am working on a new layout now. The one I had was pretty boring. It was just an oval. 2' X 4' I can't make up my mind on wether to make the new one 2' X 8' or 4' X 4'. :confused: I was going to get more styrofoam and do a larger one, but I broke the bank. :eek:
 

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Alfalfa, pics of the new equipment or be banned!!! :p

Most of the hobby shops around here don't deal in European trains, except for John's Photo and Hobby, and the other Marklin place I bought from in Ontario shut down. I also buy from Eurorailhobbies in British Columbia, and of course there is the grandaddy of ALL hobby shops.. EBAY!!!

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Alfalfa, pics of the new equipment or be banned!!! :p

Most of the hobby shops around here don't deal in European trains, except for John's Photo and Hobby, and the other Marklin place I bought from in Ontario shut down. I also buy from Eurorailhobbies in British Columbia, and of course there is the grandaddy of ALL hobby shops.. EBAY!!!

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First I have got to say that I do not use ebay. I worked for them for a while and think they suck. :p
Senond, if I could find my camera I would take more pics than you could stand. :D I have a camera somewhere. Everytime I look for it I find something esle that sidetracks me. :rolleyes:

Third, have you ever been to Vancouver, B. C.?
I spent a couple days there once and had fun till I got lost and could not find my friends to catch a train back to Seattle.
 

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My favorite hobby shop closed down


Well, maybe not, but the business was sold and I never liked the new owner, and their website is gone now too...
I just took a drive up to Manchester, NH yesterday to get my manual transaxle fluid, so I went downtown and swung by the building where the hobby shop used to be... Now it is just a big empty space
 

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Yes I shopped there too! A Downtown Dover Dealer closed also, he was there for years and retired. Don't Fret, you ever go to Northeast trains in Peabody?Burlwood Antiques in Noth Hampton!They sell MTH TRAINS! I hope this made you feel better.:)
 

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I see you are a "Super Moderator":thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Thank you... LOL, whenever I try quoting people now I always end up hitting the "edit" button in stead of the "quote" button... I need to pay more attention :eek:

Yes I shopped there too! A Downtown Dover Dealer closed also, he was there for years and retired. Don't Fret, you ever go to Northeast trains in Peabody?Burlwood Antiques in Noth Hampton!They sell MTH TRAINS! I hope this made you feel better.:)
Yep, I have been down there a few times... There is also Treasured Toys at down in Salem at the intesection of Routes 28 and 97... I have not been to the North Hampton shop, maybe I will try there sometime :)
 

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More Places.

Brentwood Antiques moved from Brentwood years ago. Their new location is on rte 1 not far from from the intersection of rte 88.Their second floor is the shop and they advertise in O Gauge Mag, a yellow building on the left going north. Neils trains is on Lafayette road just beyond the Harley dealership. He specializes in N and HO.There are some serious layout in the area.Ever hear of the Tour de Cooch?

Yes, Treasured Toys is a great family buisness, we started with them, buying the wooden Thomas before you could find them anywhere.


Last, but not least is Model train shop at the York Village marketplace.
Brickyard court is a small loop off of route 1 just south of the 95 exit.
Mike Shipp runs the place. You can try yorkvillagemarketplace

It's sad to say the phone book can't be up to date.
 

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Alfalfa, pics of the new equipment or be banned!!! :p

Most of the hobby shops around here don't deal in European trains, except for John's Photo and Hobby, and the other Marklin place I bought from in Ontario shut down. I also buy from Eurorailhobbies in British Columbia, and of course there is the grandaddy of ALL hobby shops.. EBAY!!!

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I just looked at Eurorailhobbies web site. No TT scale items that I could find. No Tillig or Mehano items in any scale. <sigh>
 

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Dead Head HuH! My college days, drinking was legal, I had a 64 Bug,with a used 8 track in the glove compartment. Ah the good ol days.Nice to meet you alfalfa.:)
WTH is an 8-track? Why on earth did you have one in your glove compartment? Maybe you were drinking a little too much :sly:





















LOL, just kidding... I know, I know, it came after the vinyl record but before the cassette, I think :rolleyes:
 

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Don't Fret, you ever go to Northeast trains in Peabody?Burlwood Antiques in Noth Hampton!They sell MTH TRAINS! I hope this made you feel better.:)
I think I am going to drive up there on Tuesday just to check out what they have... Even though I am flat broke (I have $100 to my name, I need to get off my butt and find a job) I may end up buying something :eek:
 

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Wow Premier cars for $30.00?! We sell them for about $39.00 to members but at that price it's really slim margins. I have to find out where that guy is buying them from. :eek:hwell:
 

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Wow Premier cars for $30.00?! We sell them for about $39.00 to members but at that price it's really slim margins. I have to find out where that guy is buying them from. :eek:hwell:
LOL, he is the one that closed... The cars were a couple years old, from like the 2004 catalog when I bought them in 2006... The newest cars were more near MSRP... Best deal I got was my CSX autocarrier for $30, there was also a big wood chip car but for some reason I did not buy it :eek:
 
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