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Grand Scale Live Steam

By Appointment, Birkdale, QLD, 4159

Dedicated to delivering an accurate representation of classic and contemporary locomotives, rolling stock and accessories, we pride ourselves on the attention to detail demonstrated in each of our models. At Grand Scale Live Steam we hope to develop long-term relationship's with the Australian model engineering community and to enhance the retail support available in for these products.

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Wilhems Green

Level 28, 303 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

High Quality Model Ships - Individually Handcrafted, Eye for Detail, Finest Collection, Complete Package.

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Gamesworld Plus

Unit 1, 111 St John St, Launceston, TAS, 7250

If you're looking for something to do that'll entertain the entire family, stop by Gamesworld Plus.

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Davey Boys Toys

102 Gilles St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

We sell unique collectable toys, memorabilia and movie replicas from all of your favourite movies and TV shows. Visit our website.

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Gadget Tech Industries

By Appointment, Riverwood, NSW, 2210

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

Crawling Toys, Bugs, spiders etc Educational Toys Magnetic building Kits Drones, Mini to Professional Robot

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Hearns Hobbies

295 Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Scale model kits, model paints & tools, model railways, radio control, slot cars, die cast, games and much more.

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User Guide To Hobby Stores

Toys for the Big Boys
No one would argue that remote controlled cars or RC cars are a favorite toy among small little boys. But aside from boys aged 5 - 13 years old, some adult men are also self-proclaimed collectors and hobbyists of this kind of toys. Playing remote controlled cars is said to be a form of relaxation and a diversionary exercise for them.

Nowadays, remote controlled cars are designed based on real model of cars. There are RC cars that are simulations of Ferrari, Lamborghinis and Ford cars. Some modern RC cars are even powered with real nitro or gas.
The enjoyment and satisfaction that youngsters get in playing with this kind of toys is the freedom they experience while independently controlling a motor vehicle at non-stop speed. Adults on the other hand, find pleasure on this kind of toys through mastering their parts and other technical information related to them. Moreover, some adult men are fascinated with these remote controlled toys because they try to satisfy their childhood frustration to become race drivers, pilots, etc. Sometimes, this kind of toys is also collected to symbolize the wealthy stature of the owner.

To maneuver RC cars over a track or around an open space effectively, one is required to undergo a lot of practice. RC cars are sold with manuals that an operator could browse anytime to know the cars proper controls and configuration.
Other forms of RC toys are helicopters, speed boats, and airplanes.

Hobby Store of Choice
Shops that sell remote controlled toys are commonly called as hobby stores. But hobby stores are not only confined in selling remote controlled toys; these toy shops also sell other toys that are commonly collected by enthusiasts. The following are the attributes that you should look for when choosing for a good hobby store:

  • Sells toys for all ages
  • Sells genuine and first class items
  • Offers repair services for toys
  • Offers toy parts and accessories
  • Offers free shipping and delivery services to anywhere in Australia
  • Accepts item return, exchange and refund under particular circumstances
  • Open to wholesale bargaining and single item purchase as well
  • Sells toys that are non-toxic; toys that are not harmful to one's health
  • Has superior customer service; staff should also love toys or at least have enough knowledge about them
  • Offer loyalty membership cards

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Adrian

10 Mar 2016

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Newcastle Model Auto Sports & Hobbies

Shop 3, 66 Park Ave, Kotara, NSW
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Dim

20 Mar 2015

Don't even waste your time going to this business. They where happy to take my money, but when I ret...
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Tullamarine Toys & Hobbies

199 Melrose Dr, Tullamarine, VIC
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Steve

01 Mar 2015

Poor customer service, they did not know their product range and it seemed I was an inconvenience to...
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Kellett's Hobbies

339 Macquarie St, Liverpool, NSW
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Carol

09 Jan 2015

Bought my husband a nitro buggy for Xmas and he had nothing but trouble with it from the start, even...
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myRC

12 Torumba Pl, Sunnybank, QLD
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