Updated June 10, 2016

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1809 NE 39th Ave.  (Cesar Chavez Blvd. )
Portland, OR 97212
503.284.1912 [T]
503.284.2920 [F]


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Store Hours

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday Closed

Welcome to the Hobby Smith and our web site.  

Here at the Hobby Smith we are committed to providing you excellent customer service.  We believe in offering high quality products at a good value and providing you with answers to your modeling questions.  We stand behind the products we sell and will take care of you if you have issues.  We only carry trains including a large selection of N, HO, HOn3, Z and Lionel trains from all the major manufactures in our 2000 sq. ft. shop.

We can ship many items for only $5.35 priority mail which should save you gas money (we only charge actual shipping costs)

At the Hobby Smith we offer:

- Walthers Sales Dealer - we honor all sale prices in the Walthers monthly catalogs

- Advance Reservation discounting

- Mail Orders  (we ship anywhere in the US and most countries)

- Special Orders

- Consignments

- Professional DCC installations and equipment sales (Digitrax, QSI, Sountraxx, Loksound, NCE, TCS)

- We purchase collections and used equipment

*We offer discounts on advance reservations and multi-product purchases*

Hobby Smith is an authorized Marklin dealer.

 

 Trains Sets  -  We have HO, N, MTH & Lionel train sets in stock

Featured Items

Scale Trains

ScaleTrains says they are almost sold out.  Call us now to place your order.

UP "Big Blow" Gas Turbine 3-unit locomotive



Call now to reserve yours.

Rivet Counter Series
#1, 5, 7  & 14
Non-Sound
$424.99
Sound
$574.99

Museum Series
#18, 26, 27 & 30

Sound Only
$724.99

Alco C-636  by Bowser

HO Scale

Still Available

  
-SP&S (standard)

-BN/SP&S (BN road #'s) (standard and DCC+sound)

-BN (standard and DCC+sound)

Ready To Run and fully detailed.

Very nice detail and the sound versions sound good!

DC version with DCC 8-pin plug.                   MSRP     $199.95   Special      $169.99

Tsunami Sound/DCC Version                 MSRP     $299.95     Special     $254.99

Tsunami Sound Decoders

SALE!


We have the following Tsunami sound decoders in stock:

- 826120
- 826101

$95.20 each

- 828036
- 828037
- 828038
- 828041
– 828042
– 828043
- 828044
- 828048
- 828058
– 828063

$79.95 each

– 826002
– 826020
– 827015

$111.96 each


All these decoders are 20% off MSRP


Get yours while they last.

Grass Tech                 static grass applicator

Now In Stock

We are pleased to be able to offer you this handy little modeling tool. Flocking or Static Grass as it is sometimes called is a far more realistic way to create scenery compared to traditional and more common scatter materials.

Only $39.95

We also stock a good selection of static grass.

 

Logging Railroads of the Pacific Northwest Volume 1 - Washington State

New Book by Morning Sun

In stock now



If you are interested in NW logging, this book is a must.

Intro special $56.95
SP&S RS-3 'tiger stripe' special run!

NOW IN STOCK
N Scale

Only one each road number left.


 

Hobby Smith is partnering with Atlas to create this special run of SP&S RS-3 locomotives.  Numbers 95 and 98 version are available now.

SP&S has twenty nine of these, more than any other diesel on the roster.

NOW IN STOCK

Price:

one road number -     $119.00

both road numbers - $218.00

SPROG IIv3                  by the BBM Group

and

SPROG 3

DCC Decoder Programmer

No need for a separate programming booster when you use SPROG II for sound decoders!
SPROG II has been tested with Soundtraxx Tsunami, LokSound, MRC and QSI sound decoders and will program and read all CVs in operations mode (on the programming track), and also 'program on the main'. See the FAQ page for more details.

The Decoder Programmer in a ready-to-run package! This complete package includes a 1.25A power adapter, USB cable and all software and installation instructions (Java runtime, DecoderPro, USB drivers) on CD-ROM.

SPROG II   $99.95

SPROG 3   $129.95

SP&S E7 #750

Now Available

HO Scale

By Broadway Limited exclusively for The Hobby Smith

DCC/DC

Paragon2 Sound

$269.99

This is a very small production run.  We only have a few left.

Call now to order yours.

Limited time special.

Order The SP&S #750 now and we pay the shipping.

Model Railroader "How To" DVD's

Now Available

Titles

- Rehab My RR vol 1

- DCC Programming vol 1

- Mastering Scenery Basics: 1. Model a River Scene

2. Foam Hills and Realistic Rocks

3. Backdrops

- Building Frame Benchwork

- Laying and Wiring Track

- Drew's Trackside Adventures vol 1

All DVD's are over 1 hour

$12.99 each


X-Car Color Guide, Volume 2

Kato Soundbox

HO and N Scale

Developed by Kato and Soundtraxx, the Kato SoundBox delivers excellent sound function to analog layout operation.

MSRP - $279.99
Our price - $239.99

Sylvan Scale Models

HO Scale West Coast Log Trailer

Sylvan Scale Models' new log trailer is here for your logging operation or your highway.