[WWI] Hobby shops down under

Shane and Lorna Jenkins sljenkins at tac.com.au
Wed Oct 30 21:08:23 EDT 2013

On 29/10/2013 10:41 PM, Shane Weier wrote:
> Karen
> Sydney is a bit of a modelling wilderness. The largest model shop is 
> in the Queen Victoria building in the city itself, and has a decent 
> but unexceptional selection. I usually spend a half hour there, but 
> seldom see anything I couldn't get alsewhere, and probably already 
> did.   In fact, the *best* and biggest shop is Frontline Hobbies - 
> about 70km north!
> The other Syney region shops are smaller, and away from the centre, 
> just not in Newcastle.
> Shane
> (Who at last found the A7V "Mephisto", now installed under plastic 
> sheeting at the Railway Museum, where it is still being conserved 
> after being flooded in January 2011)

  Ahhh try 150km north of Sydney to Frontline Hobbies in Newcastle

  But yes no really decent hobby shops in Sydney or its surrounds - but 
then I'm biased as a ship modeller / mongrel modeller cos we're not 
really served all that well in local bricks n mortar shops.

  Though YMMV depending on your tastes

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