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Old 05-03-2012, 12:32 PM
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Default New HO Slot Car Track Coming To Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart

In June 2012, Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart (www.niagarahobby.com) will expand the area where the current 150+ foot Carrera Digital/Analog Slot Car Track (up to 30 volts and 50 amps) is located and install a 4-foot by 16-foot HO scale slot car track. We are open to suggestions! As of now, we plan to use AFX track.
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:20 PM
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Sounds like a great idea to me. Wish I wasn't a bit too far away

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Old 05-03-2012, 08:01 PM
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Stopped by the store on our way back from the slot car show in Richfield Ohio last sunday. Your Carrera track looks like alot of fun, great layout! A variable power supply would be a good investment. Most of us north of the border have hooked them up to our tracks recently and really like the results. If you've got the room, how about another 8ft. It's really nice to be able to open up the cars down a long straight! Just a few thoughts, looking forward to seeing the finished track! Keith
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:50 PM
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I will cross the border and come check you out next time I am up at the falls.

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Old 05-04-2012, 05:25 AM
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So I take it your near Buffalo?
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:51 AM
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Yes. 30 minutes from Niagara Falls. Near the Walden Galleria and ten minutes from Buffalo Niagara International Airport.
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Thank you. We do have a variable power supply- up to 30 volts and 50 amps. We have a 55.7 foot backstretch; we do not yet have the space for a longer backstretch, but we do plan to add some additional track. And, an HO scale slot car track in June 2012.
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We look forward to seeing you.
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Being a UK citizen who visits family in Canada and goes down to the falls from that side would I be correct in thinking driving across to the US side on the fly is not going to be the work of a moment?
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As long as you have your passport and, if required, valid visa, there are no issues crossing any of the three bridges into the US.
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Now that I think of it, I have flown from Toronto to New Jersey without a US specific visa before so this would be the same.
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sounds good!
I may have to make a trip down from Rochester!

The place is nice! been there with Russ to race a few years back.

do you already have the track?
if not, I think the international and champions sets in combo would make a cool layout.

maybe even get some race going with the Springville guys
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i always hear Niagara Hobby's commercial on WGR and the song gets stuck in my head lol.

This store is great, i bought my train set from there while i came over to shop at the Walden. not a long drive from Toronto at all
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Get a good routed track if you want to be serious about it!

Max Track or such.

Good news to hear of another HO racing venue!
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Get a good routed track if you want to be serious about it!

Max Track or such.

Good news to hear of another HO racing venue!

Yeah, what he said.
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