1809 NE 39th Ave. (Cesar Chavez Blvd. )
Portland, OR 97212
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am - 5:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
This week the NMRA
Model Train Show is at the Expo Center August 28-30. This is a
big show and has not been to Portland since 1994. We have $1 off
coupons at the store for the show. We have limited supply so stop
by early to get yours.
We will be open Friday August 28 until 10:00 pm for tours of the model
railroad in our basement. Stop by to watch the trains running.
to the Hobby Smith and our web site.
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
We only carry trains including a large selection of N, HO, HOn3, Z and
trains from all the major manufactures in our 2000 sq. ft.
can ship many items for only $5.05 priority mail which should save you
gas money (we only charge actual shipping costs)
the Hobby Smith we offer:
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)
Professional DCC installations and
equipment sales (Digitrax, QSI, Sountraxx, Loksound, NCE, TCS)
collections and used equipment
offer discounts on advance reservations
and multi-product purchases*
Smith is an
Sets - We have HO, N, MTH & Lionel train
sets in stock
Alco RS-3 by Athearn
Spokane Portland & Seattle
Road Numbers 75, 80 & 82
Ready To Run and
"As Delivered" Scheme
Due December 2015
(BN road #'s)
Ready To Run and
Very nice detail and the sound versions sound good!
version with DCC 8-pin plug.
MSRP $199.95 Special $169.99
MSRP $299.95 Special $254.99
| SP&S RS-3 'tiger
NOW IN STOCK
Hobby Smith is
partnering with Atlas to create this special run of SP&S RS-3
locomotives. Numbers 95 and 98 and a non-numbered version are available
now for reservation.
SP&S has twenty nine of these, more than any other diesel on the roster.
NOW IN STOCK
one road number - $119.00
both road numbers - $218.00
both road number plus no-number loco - $297.00
additional no-number loco - $99.00
Engines of Growth
By Lorenz Schrenk & Robert Frey
Video was made using 8 mm film and photos. 42 minutes.
| Model Railroader "How To" DVD's
- Rehab My RR vol 1
- DCC Programming vol 1
- Mastering Scenery Basics: 1. Model a River Scene
2. Foam Hills and Realistic Rocks
- Building Frame Benchwork
- Laying and Wiring Track
- Drew's Trackside Adventures vol 1
All DVD's are over 1 hour
| NP Z8 Challenger in brass by Sunset
With QSI sound
Northern Pacific #5145
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.
We also stock a good selection of static grass.
SW-9 #43 & #44 (broadstripe
Now Available! Only one each left
Special run exclusively for
the Hobby Smith by
The SW-9 will be in Broadway Limited's Paragon
The locomotive is Ready to Run with
Equipped with DC/DCC paragon2 sound.
This is a very limited run.
Order now to get yours.
Price: $199.99 for
one locomotive or $379.99 for two locomotives.
#44 sold out
Call to order yours now
SP&S GP-9TT with torpedo tubes
In the Broadstripe Scheme
Road numbers 150, 151 & 152
Made by Atlas
$99.99 each for two
by the BBM Group
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
By Broadway Limited exclusively for The Hobby Smith
This is a very small production run. We only have a few left.
Call now to order yours.
Limited time special.
SP&S #750 now and we pay the shipping.
| New DVD
the Interurban street cars in Portland around the 1950's.
This DVD has some great 8 mm old movie footage of Portland's old Interurban
street cars that ran from Portland to Oregon City.