Track

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by oldtanker, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. oldtanker

    oldtanker Member

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    I will be looking at buying code 100 flex track and #6 switches this week. Anyone know of sorce with a fair price, the "local" (90 miles) hobby shop has the track at 3.45 a piece. I'm thinking thats a bit high.

    I'm going to need cork rodabed too.

    Thanks


    Rick
  2. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    That would be the high end but not out of line.
  3. cidchase

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  4. LongIslandTom

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    I second Trainworld/Trainland. :thumb:

    I live 8 miles away from Trainland and I love taking advantage of their deals. :cool:
  5. Jim Krause

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    You can get it for less through the big mail order/online stores but don't forget the shipping cost. Of course if you have to make a 180 mile round trip, you have to factor that in too.
  6. LongIslandTom

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    ...Plus the local sales tax if applicable.

    Here in New York, sometimes it makes more sense for me to buy mail-order than to buy local because of the 8.25% sales tax. So if I'm buying $200 worth of stuff, I'd rather buy on-line from a vendor out-of-state and pay $8 shipping, rather than $16.50 in sales tax. :cool:
  7. sidetracked

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    I second trainworld,,,, I live in Okla and if I order it on monday I have it in house on fri,,,, and they always have everything in stock,,, ,,,, Im like you,, the nearest hobby store is over 100 miles,,,,,,, guess I can thank al gore for the internet,,,,, ,,,,,, ,,,,, ,,,,,, st
  8. HOtrainman

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    ok. idk a good price, but as for the cork roadbed, you may be able to get for cheap at a craft store. i went to one today for some paints and some some for like $2- i dont remember how much of cork was in it.
  9. jimlar47

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    oldtanker

    i have not used this store yet but the prices seem very good ??

    jim nhshobbies.com
  10. oldtanker

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    Thanks guys, I will check out all of the places mentioned.

    Rick