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Streamlined Backshop Services
Very efficient and fast service at reasonable prices for ESU products in my experience.
Werner, San Francisco - 24 Mar 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Discount Model Trains
Love the store and all they have to offer. Right on the bus line from the rail. All kinds of items i never seen in real life. Very large selection of books, DVDs, and mags.
Dennis, Dallas TX - 17 Mar 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Jim's Junction
I lived in Billings for ten years. This store out ranked all of the Dallas stores by far. I wish I never had to leave this Store with great employees and owners. I truly hope that this place grows and with all train lovers. A true Treasure to see. Dennis in Dallas, Tx..
Dennis, Dallas TX - 02 Mar 2017 - Four & a half Stars

P F & S Railway Supply Inc
One of the largest collections of trains in Washington. This is my new place to buy trains. The owners are helpful and nice to interact with. It's in the middle of the wheat fields on a dirt road and spent 3 hours looking at trains, track and accessories.
Keith, Olympia, Wa - 23 Jan 2017 - Four Stars

Pegasus Hobbies
Just started to rebuild an N guage layout after 20 yrs in storage. Eric in trains is the man to see. Has offered suggestions as to what I might do rather than just take my money. Prices are not cheap but are not out of the ball park. I would rather send a penny or two more and have what I need in hand as opposed to on-line ordering. And again, Eric offers a lot of help. I trust him and that is a big thing. Exchanges are not a problem with him. I did experience a slight problem with a woman there when I tried to return a publication. It was done, but I was told it was not their policy to accept publications as returns. Never read anything like that or was never informed of it. Hence, the 9 rating instead of a 10. Will always go back to this store until they give me reason not to. 1st class!!!!
Dennis, San Dimas, Ca - 26 Dec 2016 - Four & a half Stars

New Brookland Railroad & Hobby Shop
I enjoy shopping at this locally owned hobby store. I have made several purchases as well as made use of their repair services. I highly recommend this store to anyone in the Columbia, SC area.
Bryan, Columbia, SC - 15 Dec 2016 - Four Stars

I Love Toys and Trains
I am not an avid model railroader, just looking for something around the tree for the holidays. While they are difficult to find, it was worth the trip. They have many model trains and sets at around market price. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable. I bought a Lionel Polar Express and extra track. I would like them to carry more "villages" for the holidays.
Mark, Stevensville, Mi. - 09 Nov 2016 - Three & a half Stars

J & M Hobby House
Has been open for decades. Great store. October 31, 2016
Stephen, Redwood City, Ca - 31 Oct 2016 - Four Stars

Heartland Hobby Wholesaler
Excellent services to their hobby retailers clients. They go the extra mile to help me satisfy my customers
Dave, Dixon, Ca - 30 Oct 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Tony's Hobbies & Toys
It's the old hobby store you knew of when you were a little terror. Packed with so much stuff that you would suffer total sensory overload trying to take it all in. Electric trains, science kits,Remote control planes, helicopters, and boats. Plastic car models, space exploration models, and Historical, WW1,WW2, Civil War kits. MOVIE MONSTER MODELS!! TV & Movie SCI-FI model kits. SUPERHERO MODELS,Anime sci-fi, and science kits. Lots and lots of modeling tools and accessories...(={>) The Room next door leads to a large RC Race track that you can let loose with your own Car. The Owner and staff are helpful in pointing you to what you are looking for. I give it an 8.5 out of 10. Total all AMERICANA!
Adam, South Gate,ca - 18 Oct 2016 - Four Stars

Train Central
Great place to go to. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Good selection and different scales. Hours are 10:30am to 6:00pm Monday through Saturday. The phone number is 317-375-0832. Will be making the trip back soon.
Larry, New Castle, In - 16 Oct 2016 - Four Stars

Feather River Train Shop
Have been buying from Feather River Trains on the internet for several years, Nothing seems to be too much trouble for Chuck the owner, international mail order no problem! My wife and I have been able visit on two occasions treated as friends not just a customer. If you are an n scale modeller on holiday in San Francisco, take a trip across the golden gate bridge and visit you will not regret it
Doug, United Kingdom - 27 Aug 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Rudy's Hobby & Art
This Hobby Shop and Art Supply Store is indeed a blast from the past. If you have an opportunity to visit the neighborhood Astoria in Queens, NY and have an interest in models, railroads or art, be sure to visit Rudy's. The owner (Marv) is super nice and knowledgeable and you can browse to your heart's content. Hours of operation are limited Wednesday through Saturday 12pm - 6:00 PM and Cash Only but a fantastic experience well worth the trip.
Bill, Queens, Ny - 21 Aug 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Tower Hobbies
First Class service ,postage to Australia are surprisingly low and their prices are very reasonable .Definitely would use again. Communication by email was also promptly answered
Brian, NSW Australia - 10 Aug 2016 - Four & a half Stars

H & R Trains Inc
Largest train store in Florida, second largest in U.S. They carry all scales, many manufacturers and even have a cool kids section with Thomas and Chuggington. Now also carrying Lego train sets. New owner took over in 2016 and the store keeps getting better. It's worth the trip from anywhere in Central Florida. I purchased a starter HO scale Thomas the Train set for my son and G scale circus train set for the around the Christmas tree. Great Marklin and Lionel sections and a full-scale repair shop. They also carry Bachmann, Ahearn, Walthers, Atlas, Kato and more. Staff will always special order an item for you. Layaway is also available with 1/3 down rest due in 60 days. You can also shop on their web site. Mostly new, but the do carry some "second time around items." A garden train runs outside on a mature layout on Saturdays. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Prices have come down since new owner has taken over.
Scott, Tampa, Florida - 23 Jul 2016 - Four & a half Stars

The Forest Hill Station
Charlie, the owner was able to fix a beloved train for a reasonable cost. I would highly recommend his services. His shop is filled with everything imaginable for the train lover in you. He is knowledgeable and provides unlimited attention to help you with whatever you need. I would highly recommend him. In this day of internet purchasing, it is wonderful to look around the shop and find exactly what I wanted.
Jill, Baldwin - 07 Jul 2016 - Five Stars

HobbyTown USA
excellent selection, the staff very knowledgeable, lots of military and sci fi and automodels, all the paints and glues you could Lots of reference books. They also have a lot of Squadron products there. I was last there May 2016
Pat, Wichita Falls, TX - 17 Jun 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Train Magic
Highly recommended seller, best prices, fast shipment
Dirk, Niederkirchen / Germany - 13 Jun 2016 - Five Stars

Yankee Dabbler
good place for almost any DCC decoder you might want. web site is pretty much up to date and if you dont see something, call them, they probably have it. Large selection of paints, kits, track, books. Digitrax dealer.
James, Mount Laure NJ - 09 Jun 2016 - Four & a half Stars

HobbyTown USA
I get model paint and supplies here twice a month. Very clean good selection of models and supplies.
Jamie, Mt.Pleasant, TX - 23 May 2016 - Three & a half Stars

Prestige Hobbies
Slightly higher than normal prices. But very good service. Carries modeling supplies as well as diecast cars and trucks. Also has Model Railroad equipment.
Jon, La Habra, Ca - 20 May 2016 - Three & a half Stars

Trains By Johnson
Very nice people. They will do whatever they can to help you. Prices are good and I have made this my train shop even though itis 3 hours away. Sttop and see foe yourself. Michael Peden Panama City, FL
Michael, Panama City, FL - 18 May 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Dollhouses, Trains & More
Good for dollhouses and miniatures. HO, O, and G scale trains. Many RC items. Train section is not as large as Dollhouse section. Large selection of RC planes and cars. Open mon - sat. If they don't have it, they will gladly order it for you.
Fred, Novato, Ca - 15 Apr 2016 - Four Stars

Hobbies Unlimited
Amazing selection of plastic model kits of all types-- armor, planes, ships, cars, sci-fi, and a whole wall of smaller scale kits as well. I have to drive an hour to get here but it's always worth it. Not a huge variety of paints, but lots of other supplies.
Josh, Sunnyvale, Ca - 05 Mar 2016 - Four & a half Stars

Sir Jim's Hobby Shop
Jim's is still there, if you are passing through it may be worth a stop, he still has some older Brass, and Athearn blue box kits, plus some nice newer things, they finally got a credit card reader.
Harry, Maxwell - 03 Mar 2016 - Two & a half Stars

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