More eBay Humor - HO Scale

GP30 Jan 3, 2013

  1. BoxcabE50

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  2. dalebaker

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    I saw someone selling a 1980 copy of MR on there today for $4.95. Shoot, I'm gonna get rich!!!!!!
     
  3. BoxcabE50

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    Let me know if you see anyone wanting RMC. Then I can get rich, too!
     
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  8. ScaleCraft

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    Pretty crazy, huh? Then I started finding Athearn PRR streamline cars for 12 and 13 bucks.
    For short BB cars, more than I'd spend, and I have a whole string of oh, six or seven, have about six or seven into them.
     
  9. friscobob

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    50+ bucks for a simple Athearn blue-box car kit???? Nice cars, yes (I have several), but not for that price. Not even if they were FRISCO cars!
     
  10. dalebaker

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    I tend to shy away when I see "vintage"....
     
  11. BoxcabE50

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    Really as used too often on that site it is a rather nebulous word. It probably just sounds good, but is actually usually meaningless.
     
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  13. dalebaker

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    I think it's legit, she used ALL the buzz words, antique, vintage and RARE. I especially liked the clear photos and that poultry car is to die for!
     
  14. BoxcabE50

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    Hmmm. You're right. Might have been O Gauge at one time, but it appears to have been left out in the sun and shrank to HO.
     
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  18. GP30

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    That looks like it was dropped in a porta potty!
     
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  19. James Fitch

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    Good luck with that. I'd imagine if an MR magazine sells for $4.95 it's because someone has a sentimental attachment to a single issue. The rest would sit and sit and sit and ... most people can't give away their old MR and RMC issues. I've put many of mine into recycling over the years so I didn't have to haul them around - I still have a couple 2 or 3 small boxes of old MR/RMC/RMJ/MRG/Trains/PNR/CTCboard/Mainline/Diesels/etc. magazine.
     
  20. dalebaker

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    But Jim, you just need to use the words "rare","vintage" and "antique" to describe them, they'd sell like hot cakes!!!(y)
     

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