Sign that the end of the Model Railroading World is Nigh

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by billk, Oct 27, 2002.

  1. billk

    billk Active Member

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    There was an insert in our local paper today for a "The Chicago Bears Express illuminated electric train set". Three easy payments of $23.31 (plus a total of $7.99 s&h) gets you "an heirloom quality, HO-scale train on HO-gauge track". Actually, the "Power-pack and nickel silver E-Z Track (r) elevated roadbed tracks" are "FREE - a $60 value"!

    There's more, but I can have to get off now since it's a "Limited-Time Offer - Please Respond Promptly"!
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    How about a MN Vikings Limted? The way they're playing this year, though, I expect that train would come in way behind schedule. :)
  3. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

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    Hhhmmm.........sounds quite a bit like the Thomas Kinkaide (sp?) version I saw an ad for recently. Except it was four easy payments of $24CDN (or thereabouts), *just* for the loco and tender. Every other month you'd be billed for additional passenger cars. Also included the power pack and E-Z track free.
  4. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Yep! Its drawing close!:eek: Right up there with the "Elvis" set!:eek: Thinking about seeking shelter in a boxcar!:D :D :p
  5. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Any body ever see how much they wanted for the Dale Earnhardt Train? Last time I saw one it was close to $400.00.
  6. Sir_Prize

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    Saw that Dale set in a shop in Oklahoma City.
    Had authan' sheets and a pic of Jr. singing it. Wanted $1100.:eek:
  7. Vic

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    Amazing what some folks will do to capitalize on a dead man.:eek: Wonder how much he would ask if he was still alive and racing??? Probably couldn't give the thing away!:rolleyes: They ain't never gonna let Dale and Elvis rest as long as there's one skinny dollar left to be made:eek: :mad: :rolleyes: Shoot...pay me 100 Grand up front and a 5% royalty and you can put my name on a trainset:D :D :D :D :p
  8. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!

    DAMN!!!:D Somebody took me up on my offer!:eek: :D We're now taking orders:) :D Tyson is the authorized USA dealer. Outside of the USA contact Kettlestack!!!:D

    PS...Order before Nov 15, 2002 and we'll include the horses and their manure!!:D :D :D

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  9. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    I can't afford the whole set right now, but am wondering if the horsey poopy can be purchased seperatly? And is it scale? :eek: :eek: :eek:
  10. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Sorry Jon, We can't break up any sets....I'm sure we'll have some returns after Christmas so watch for the After Christmas Clearence!:D :D :p
  11. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Great! I need the transformer too! I'll save a fortune on therapy! Can ya toss in a pair of ear and eye lid clips?
  12. kf4jqd

    kf4jqd Active Member

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    Try to beat this!

    When my friend Christ and I were kids. Tyco had a Star Wars and GI Joe train sets. We WANTED them. Our parents thought it was stupid. So they got us Lionel's. Guest what those trains hauled around the track? Star Wars and GI Joe figures!!!!:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Andy
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    kf4jqd Active Member

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    OOOPS!!!

    I ment Chris not CHRIST!!!!:D :eek: :eek:

    Andy
    My Bad!
  14. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Glad you cleared that up! I was thinking "c'mon, there were no trains back then"

    Gary
  15. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Hey Andy, There may not have been any trains....but there were automobiles.....Hondas....The New Testament clearly states that The Apostles were all in one Accord!!!:D :D :D Credit to my preacher for that one!!!:D :D :D
  16. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Plymouths also."God drove them out in a Fury"
  17. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    ...but mostly model railroaders. Where's there line "the house was filled with His great train"..?