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Tristan Ashcroft

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O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« on: December 01, 2020, 09:24:02 PM »
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Do we have any O 3-rail modelers here?  I'm curious if there are any national go-to mail order places for O 3-rail equipment the way that MB Klein is one of the standard places to purchase scale stuff.

Asking for a friend.

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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2020, 09:49:22 PM »
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Oh yeah, I have heard of those places. 

Thanks!

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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2020, 10:39:45 PM »
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Tristan,

Try Nicholas Smith Trains in Broomall, Pennsylvania.  They not only have a lot of inventory in O scale, but it’s a brick-and-mortar shop where you can browse to your heart’s content.

http://www.nicholassmithtrains.com/store/department/3/LIONEL-TRAINS/

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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2020, 12:10:33 AM »
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Caboose Stop Hobbies.. 47 years in business

Huge selection of Atlas O (1400+ cars in stock).. MTH (lots of older releases and passenger sets.. ) Vintage 2 rail brass, 3 rail brass.. tons of used Lionel..
Website (with Atlas O Inventory)
http://www.caboosestophobbies.com

Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLC27XG5r3c6dqqfAmXXiWw/playlists

You need to call or email to order anything.. (very old school)

(Ohh Yeah.. Lots of HO and N scale too... )... Think Grayland Station but the building is twice as large.. and no airplanes..


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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2020, 10:07:31 PM »
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These are all good looking options, thanks all.
I can't believe I didn't think of Nicholas Smith...  they're just down the road from me.

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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2021, 09:19:38 AM »
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If you're near Nicholas Smith, don't forget Hennings in Landsdale.

My dad used to go there decades ago. I don't know what the store is like these days, but he used to have tons of miscellaneous spare parts.

http://henningstrains.com/

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Re: O 3-rail hobby shops and mail order?
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2021, 11:34:28 AM »
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If you're near Nicholas Smith, don't forget Hennings in Landsdale.

My dad used to go there decades ago. I don't know what the store is like these days, but he used to have tons of miscellaneous spare parts.

http://henningstrains.com/

And my dad lives right down the street now!