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Re: Welcome welcome to the future

February 13 2018 at 1:24 AM
Mark Guttag  (Login IPLawyer)
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Response to Welcome welcome to the future

I agree with you about the decline of retail in general and of brick and mortar hobby stores specifically.

Because my other major hobby besides modelling is board wargames, I've grown used to purchasing most of the products for that hobby by mail order or online for over 30 years now, so I'm not as fearful of a future I might only be able to buy model kits and supplies from online stores.

With the closing of Hobby Works-Fairfax last month, I miss having a local hobby store I could walk to, but the reality was that my purchases there were mainly items I bought to help support my local hobby store where I didn't take too large a hit compared to the price I would pay online. I will try to do something similar with my remaining local hobby stores, but the present and future of buying most products for modelling is clearly online.

Mark

 
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