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Welcome to the All New DASH

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Jan. 28th 2016

An all new version of DASH has arrived at the station! More improvements are on the way and a mobile friendly marketplace is on the horizon. We were already chugging along, but now we're really running at full steam!

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A Letter from DASH's Chief Engineer

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June 15th 2015

My name is Bill, and I'm the fellow that runs DASH. I certainly appreciate that you may have experienced some issues with our site over the past several weeks. I will tell you that it has also been personally and professionally awful for us, and I am sorry for the frustration and inconvenience that this may have caused you and many other users. 

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DASH Can Help You Get a Cash Offer For Your Trains

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May 7th 2015

DASH has numerous ways to help you sell your model train collection, but we just introduced a new one that makes it easier than ever to unload unwanted trains. We can help you get a quick and painless cash offer for most model train collections!

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You're Invited to the Brand New Collector-Diecast

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Dec. 7th 2014

We just launched a brand new site for diecast enthusiasts, and you're officially invited to visit Collector-Diecast to see all the cool cars, trucks, planes, tanks, and vehicles of every kind in the huge Catalog and bustling Marketplace.

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DASH and Trainz Present Donation to Annandale Village

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Oct. 14th 2014

DASH recently teamed up with the seller Trainz to help support a charity that is near and dear to both our organizations. Annandale Village is now home to our favorite Trainz railroader, Mitch Griggs, and we were honored to recently present our donation to support Mitch and the entire Annandale organization. 

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15,000 Items Have Been Added to the DASH Catalog

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Sept. 25th 2014

Thanks to some hard work from our development team, we were able to add more than 15,000 new and vintage model trains to the DASH Catalog this week. That means more than 20,000 items have been added to the Catalog since DASH launched, bringing the total number of Catalog entries to more than 115,000 different trains and accessories!

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Support a Great Cause with a DASH Premium Lifetime Membership

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Aug. 15th 2014

We're teaming up with Trainz to help out a great non-profit organization that will soon be home to our favorite Trainz railroader, Mitch Griggs. Keep reading for all the details, and see how you can help!

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New Catalog Image Viewer

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March 7th 2014

The DASH Catalog is the ultimate reference resource for model train collectors, and it currently features more than 90,000 different trains and accessories. A majority of those entries have wonderful photos, and seeing them in all their glory juts got easier thanks to our brand new Catalog viewer.  

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DASH Downtime Notice - 2/8/14

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Feb. 1st 2014

We have scheduled downtime on February 8th 2014 from 12:00am to 2:00am ET. This may impact a number of G Scale auction checkouts, so it is advised that you please check out immediately after the Friday night auction's conclusion, or wait until Saturday afternoon to finish checking out.  

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DASH Downtime Explained - 1/18/14

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Jan. 14th 2014

From time to time, DASH needs to go offline for maintenance. We try to keep the site online as much as possible, but some downtime is unavoidable and often important to the healthy functioning of the site.

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DASH Wishes You a Merry Christmas

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Dec. 24th 2013

There's simply no time like the holiday season for railroaders. Trains surround our trees and carry the Christmas spirit with them. Here at DASH, we want to wish you all a merry Christmas and a wonderful new year full of trains. 

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Holiday Gift From DASH - Save $25 on a Premium Upgrade

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Dec. 23rd 2013

Christmas is almost here, and we have a special gift just for you! We've reduced the price of our Premium upgrade to $35, meaning you can save a hefty $25 between now and the new year!

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Long Black Friday Premium Upgrade Discount

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Nov. 28th 2013

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday that reminds us to be grateful for all we have in the world. If you're thankful for your model train collection, take advantage of our "Long Black Friday" sale to save $25 on a DASH Premium upgrade. 

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Find DASH at York This Week

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Oct. 17th 2013

If you're going to be in York Pennsylvania this week for the October meet, then keep your eyes out for DASH team member Steve in his one-of-a-kind DASH shirt.

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You're Invited to a DASH Webinar

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Sept. 25th 2013

We're always looking for ways to make our users more comfortable with DASH as both a site and collection management tool. That's why we've designed a new Webinar to train users how to track and value their collection.

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Watch the DASH Mobile App in Action

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Sept. 12th 2013

I already took some time to describe the DASH Model Trains app in detail, but now we have a great video showing you all of the app's incredible features in action. You'll see why it really is the ultimate tool for railroaders on the go. 

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The Best Way to Sell Your Model Train Collection

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Aug. 21st 2013

There comes a time when every model train collection has to change hands, and whether you're looking to liquidate your own beloved trains or those of a lost loved one, it can be difficult to figure out the best course of action. That's why DASH is here to help. 

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The Ultimate Model Train App

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Aug. 14th 2013

Model train enthusiasts have always collected on the road and on the move. We hunt in stores, we convene at shows, and we think about our trains everywhere we go. But until now we've never had the ultimate tool to carry our collection in our pocket.

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The Ultimate Model Train Values Guide

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Aug. 11th 2013

Finding an updated and reliable model trains values guide is nearly impossible. There simply isn't a good paper-based handbook for model train prices these days, and that's left a lot of railroaders looking for a consistently updated and accurate authority on model train values.

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Welcome M.T.H. Railroaders Club, Now Claim Your Free Upgrade

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July 10th 2013

M.T.H. is one of railroading's most recognizable and beloved names, and we're honored to have launched a new partnership with the storied manufacturer. We'd like to welcome all the new M.T.H. Railroaders Club members to DASH, and remind you to claim your free Club offer! 

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