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Railway Robbery: Magazines and Mega Collections

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Oct. 25th 2013

Everytime I talk about the high cost of our hobby to a non-railroader, I get stunned looks and dropped jaws. Model railroading is certainly not cheap, but sometimes even devout railroaders can be shocked by the excessive prices expected for some high-end items. These kinds of exorbitant prices start to look like "Railway Robbery!"

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Railway Robbery: Brass and Paint

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Aug. 6th 2013

Collecting trains is an expensive hobby, and most railroaders are willing to lay down a pretty penny for the perfect piece. But some collectibles in the world of trains are exorbitant beyond imagination, and look more like "Railway Robbery" than a good purchase. 

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