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Order Online ???
Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 9:51 PM
Whats the best place to get N Scale Train Stuff Online thanks for any help
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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 10:00 PM
Charles,
To me www.trainworld.com is probably the best
place. But others might say somewhere else. There
are a lot of internet sites. I try and look for the best prices. They seem to have better prices
overall. Have Fun Ross
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Posted by snowey on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 1:42 AM
Ther's so many sites, it's hard to say which is the best. Go into a search engine (any one) and type in"model railroading" or "model trains" (without the quotess) or something like that. A good one is WWW.NETCENTER.COM
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 4:32 AM
Charles, even off line the trainwold suggestion
by Ross has good prices. You should determine their return policy, re-stocking fees etc . What's your recourse in the event of faulty merchandise out of the box?
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Posted by thirdrail1 on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 10:22 AM
For N scale, the best for both prices and service are Brooklyn Locomotive Works, www.buynscale.com, or Rio Grande Model Railroading, www.4Nscale.com. Their prices are better that Trainworld's and their selection is far larger, as they deal exclusively in N scale.
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Posted by CSXFanAlso on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 12:15 PM
I'd have to say that in addition to the places mentioned, www.caboosehobbies.com is great. I recently ordered from them and I saved about 60 bucks off of list compared to what Walthers has in their catalog. I don't know if anyone charges what Walthers says, but that's a decent savings in my mind. For the record I ordered about a half a dozen Atlas Mark 3 switches, 8 Caboose Industries Sprung Ground Throws, 2 rolls of AMI Instant Roadbed and 16 pieces of flex track. It was all HO scale, but I saved a bundle. They have a great selection as well!
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Posted by BRAKIE on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 12:23 PM
Well,I will throw in my two cents.Stanard Hobbies. www.standard hobbies.com

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 5:57 PM
I've had good service from both TrainWorld and Standard Hobbies. I've also had poor service from a couple of the smaller mailorder/online dealers. One BIG caution! Be aware of "Shipping & handling" charges! Some companies offer big discounts on the pricing and seem to try to make it up on the freight. Awhile back I was going to order an item with a $22.00 list price, discounted to $17.00. Their minimum shipping fee was $7.00. Some savings Huh? Ron H.
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Posted by thirdrail1 on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 7:57 PM
Standard Hobbies runs "the most expensive ship in the shipping business" - its minimum shipping charge is $9.00. Rio Grande charges $6.50, which is a big $2.50 less. Another good one for N scale is N Scale Supply, www.nscalesupply.com, out in Wheat Ridge, CO.
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, November 17, 2001 6:42 PM
Charles, Even if I'm wrong, I would use your Model
Railroader and Look at the ads and then compare
them to webstites. Shipping can be a big issue.
But some Internet sites might not offer what you
want. I do not represent any Internet site. But
please look and compare and make your own decision
I have only given you a suggestion. Ross
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, November 18, 2001 8:44 PM
Thanks guys this has helped me alot, Im just geting started and have a long ways to go

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