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    When I was a kid in the early 1960s, my dad took me to a train store in NYC (I think it must have been the famous Madison Hardware) and I saw my first brass locos. I went home and told my friends that they were selling trains made out of gold!

    Sounds like this seller must have believed me!

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    Default Seen Some Duesies But This?

    Someone was dropping acid while watching Flash Gordon.
    " You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. With it there is accomplishment, without it there are only alibis " - Henry Ford

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookshow View Post
    If the price doesn't scare you, the lack of any sort of information about its condition definitely should

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/KEY-S-P-AC1...b9440b15066af3
    Good news! Evidently he has two of them, so if you get outbid on the first you can always snag the second one

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/KEY-S-P-AC1...ed46fe8563f504

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    Radon Gulch & Tortilla Flats Railway - the 'Good Gas' line! - a minor division of the Santa Fe Southern Railway Co. "Dust, gas and a lot of rocky stuff..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by drbnc View Post
    Custom? As in, "Darn, I dropped the blow torch on my C44-9W. Again..." ?
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    I love the "CUSTOM?" in the description.

    "Hey, this Stradivarius violin you're asking $3,500,000 for has a crack in it!"

    "Yes, sir, it's believed to be custom."
    ***

    "Why, this '57 Chevy Bel-Air convertible has a bent frame! And you're asking $80,000!"

    "Yeah, well, it's a custom bend, man."
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    The Kato underframe is probably worth the $85 though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drbnc View Post
    Hmm, looks like someone took their locomotive to the loo. Gross!!!!
    Cheers!
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    The "I was just about to throw this kitbashed custom weathered item away when I thought, 'hmmmm, some knucklehead might just buy this used piece of trash"" listing.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Weathered-N...gAAOSwLg1e8g4j

    Good feedback and reasonable S&H though...

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    Unbelievable find!!
    This seller somehow found the junk pile of leftover modeling items my mom threw away 40 years ago! (at least it looks like the same pile... )
    Monogram 1/35 soldiers, HO and N scale trains and some 1/72 figures, all tossed in an old shoe box when I outgrew it. Yeah, that looks familiar.
    This must have an amazing story behind how it came to be found and listed on ebay for such a generous price.

    All this for only $175.00 WITH FREE SHIPPING! Don't even think about buying this out from under me.

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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/N-Scale-Rai....c100277.m3477
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    The seller had me at FREE SHIPPING. I could not resist, so I made an offer of $1.

    Should my offer be accepted... I'll send you the stuff, but you have to pay for shipping.

    It's a win-win, right!

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    I CAN'T BELIEVE IT! My offer was actually rejected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Schmidt View Post
    I CAN'T BELIEVE IT! My offer was actually rejected.
    Very thoughtful to try. Thanks!
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    A FOOL AND HIS MONEY.... There are so many things that could be said, I'm not sure where I'd start.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/N-SCALE-TRA...4AAOSw2ide0QW~
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    Quote Originally Posted by Power Stroke View Post
    A FOOL AND HIS MONEY.... There are so many things that could be said, I'm not sure where I'd start.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/N-SCALE-TRA...4AAOSw2ide0QW~
    I think it's well worth the price!
    Especially for what the benchwork is made of. That's some of that high quality, professional grade, aircraft cardboard.
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    He's charging $300 / lb ... Sooo, a wee bit over priced in Moose's opinion...
    = > ÷

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    Who knows he might have made the photo's that the structures are made of all by himself.
    As long as I can model in N-scale, I know I'm not old

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    Quote Originally Posted by Power Stroke View Post
    There are so many things that could be said, I'm not sure where I'd start.
    Yes, mere words cannot begin to express my assessment. ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen H. View Post
    I think it's well worth the price!
    The sad thing is, some poor, misguided fool will think the same and actually make an accepted offer on this. I'm not certain it would survive shipping intact.

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen H. View Post
    That's some of that high quality, professional grade, aircraft cardboard.
    Cabinet-grade stuff that is, Allen. Check out the multiple layers!

    Quote Originally Posted by Moose2013 View Post
    He's charging $300 / lb ... Sooo, a wee bit over priced in Moose's opinion...
    Imagine if Moose charged $300 per pound for each stampede. That would gross Moose $390,000 per instance -- nice work if you can get it!

    Quote Originally Posted by Janbouli View Post
    Who knows he might have made the photo's that the structures are made of all by himself.
    I wonder if they are all in focus?

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    It looks like it's built on an internal door with the timber edging removed.
    Cheers,

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    Free shipping!!

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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Huge-Lot-N-...oAAOSwb65e4ArI

    This isn't really a rant, but wow, its practically a whole layout sans benchwork....and if I hadn't already spent a ton of money, I'd seriously consider it....as a matter of fact, I'm considering it anyhow..lol...

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