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#1 MSwiss


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 07:22 AM

Last week Richard Payne and his wife Suzanne, from Modelville Hobby, paid me a visit.


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 10:45 AM

Now you need to return the favor, Mike. Modelville will blow you away...

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 11:29 AM

And, again, there are Chuck and Jim in the background.


I'm starting to think they are cardboard cut-outs and it's all a scam.


Interesting that Richard and Suzanne come to a slot car track when vacationing in Chicago.


I helped my sister move to Boston lots of years ago and got to race at Modelville three times while there. I doubt that there are any more dedicated friends of the hobby than Richard and the missus - always made me feel welcome and took great care of me.


Cheater is right, Mike - Modelville will blow your mind, especially if you can get Peter to give you a tour of the entire facility including the HO tracks behind closed doors! So much historical significance - like a museum to the best slot car racing ever was - preserved so well you can race on them! I bow to the Mecca of slot car racing twice daily.

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