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Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« on: January 16, 2013, 07:49:16 AM »
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http://www.railroadhobbyshow.com/

Personally, I'm looking forward to all the great layouts set up and maybe pick up a deal or two if I come across any.  Who's going and what are you looking for?

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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 07:57:49 AM »
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I had to push back to Sunday, but I will be there. I am looking to meet up with Bryan at ESM, get the latest gossip over at Bachmann, lament the shortened NHL season with Cory over at Atlas and pretty much be a paint in the a$$ to Athearn and Walthers.

Actually I plan to photograph everything new and announced. I hope to be able to post it live on model160 - right Mike?

If anyone would like to meet up, I could always use a beer or two after the show.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2013, 09:37:34 AM »
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I will be there both days.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2013, 10:06:40 AM »
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and pretty much be a pain in the a$$ to Athearn and Walthers.

And we wonder why they roll their eyes at us.....


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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2013, 10:44:41 AM »
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I will be there.

I say that every year that I will take alot of pictures, but with 20,000 people shoving you and crowding around you its difficult. You need to be a vendor and get in there Friday and check out things. I will bring the camera again and maybe leave the kids at home  :scared:
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2013, 11:02:46 AM »
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I'm in.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2013, 04:27:58 PM »
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Unfortunately I won't be there to heckle the CRHS this year.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2013, 09:16:12 PM »
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I'll be there on Saturday.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2013, 09:27:56 PM »
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Oh, so tempting...  It is the best show I have ever been too, and the last time I went was 1994.

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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2013, 09:32:17 PM »
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Its about 4 times larger than 1994. The new Mallary building is as big as the Better Living Center. I think its over three acres now.
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2013, 09:34:53 PM »
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Its about 4 times larger than 1994. The new Mallary building is as big as the Better Living Center. I think its over three acres now.

And I heard that there might be plans to replace the Big-E with a . . . casino!  WTF?!  Why don't they pick some underdeveloped location instead!?
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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2013, 09:35:36 PM »
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Hmm, really tempting.

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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2013, 03:32:48 PM »
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I'm in for two days.  There are so many temtations that it takes that long to see everything.  My pockets will be empty and my bags full when I eventually leave.  Oh and there are many layouts to see too!

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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2013, 03:49:13 PM »
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just to be clear.. we're talking about layouts at the show.. and not home layouts....right

I am hoping a local A$$hat will coordinate at the date draws near...  there's gotta be at least one worthwhile home layout up there...  for a sat pm visit... 

Does anyone up there do op's or have a basement empire?

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Re: Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show 2013
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2013, 06:17:17 PM »
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I'm planning on going Saturday.

My big decision is to drive up the night before or get up real early and drive up from central NJ.

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