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FROM BEHIND THE COUNTER

NEWS AND UPDATES
09/02/17

NEWS AND UPDATES
09/15/17

AUGUST SALES DISAPPOINTING

August Sales down by 10% year to year. We think that this is caused by the normal Back To School slower August but more what has been in the news this month. The situations in Charlottesville, Virginia, North Korea and Houston have effected sales as well it seems.

However, the worst year of sales was back in 2015 and sales 2017 vs 2015 up 72% and year to date 2017 sales still up over 2016 by 23%.

Also we again had another good month of customer growth with 24% of the August customers where new and again 126% of previous customers are returning to buy from BRH again!

So we are still trending up!

We are expecting the next four months to be the best in 4 years!

BACK IN MODEL RAILROADER

Well, the reason we are expecting good sales is good product availability and good advance reservations that are expected to come in in the 4th quarter of 2017.

Also, for the first time in over 10 years, BRH is advertising in Model Railroader Magazine. Our ad is on page 21.

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While many new customers are finding us online we wanted to reach out again to those that are not finding us online. So between the display ads in the magazine where are also running digital ads as well.

And, first the first time in 7 years we have dealers listings in Model Railroad Craftsman and Model Railroad News.

So I fully expect sales to pick up and John and I are preparing for the business increase! This means extended hours and more days the retail store will be open starting in October!

SHIPPING NEXT WEEK

Labor Day is Monday so Fedex and USPS will be closed. Our wholesalers and manufacturers will be closed as well. Plus BRH shipping and retail store will be closed Friday so I can attend a funeral in Maryland on Saturday for a friend.

This will effect when things will ship next week but just a slight delay.

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HOBBY KEEPS CHANGING REACTION

Well, I received some reaction on the state of our hobby from customers, manufacturers and wholesalers.

Suffice to say that no one, including the manufacturers and wholesalers disagreed with what I had to say.

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy the hobby but something needs to change so that we all can get the product we need when we want it without delay!

ONLINE REVIEWS

I may be opening up a big can of worms here, but as most of you know I monitor online reviews. A lot of the negative reviews in the past came from our retail competition here in South Carolina. They have since all closed! However, over the last year some 'customers' that simply do not understand how online ordering or pricing works or how we do business, have given some one start reviews. While we counter the negative reviews with owner comments with the real story on these reviews, these one star reviews effect the over all rating dropping the rating down. Yelp, Google and Yellow Pages average 3.5 out of 5 and Facebook 5 out of 5, which is not bad, but the negatives are really not helping. The one star reviews seem to have more weight then a positive review.

We do have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and our returning customer base is great so we must be doing something right

So please help pump up our ratings online! Please go online a give us a review. Hopefully it will be positive.

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GET YOUR PRE ORDER IN TODAY!
WALTHERS 2018 REFERENCE BOOK
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New Walthers 2018 HO-N-Z
Scale Reference Book at just $15.98 each.

Expected Delivery Late September 2017
The 2017 Reference Book Sold out so pre order yours today!

TO PRE ORDER


Labor Day Sale!

Only BRH offers the best sales in the model railroad hobby.
45,000 In Stock Items All On Sale!

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PRE ORDER DEADLINES

September 5: AtlasO Preorders
September 6: Atlas Preorders
September 15: Rapido Preorders
September 15: American Limited Preorders
September 29: Intermountain Preorders
September 15: Walthers Preorders

New WalthersProto HO 53' AAR Flatcars Great
for Steam and Diesel- Era Freights


From the 1940s to the 80s and beyond the 53' AAR Flatcars
soldiered on in all kinds of freight service. Tough and durable,
cars of this type were built well into the 1950s, so the
Walthers Proto models will have great appeal. These
detailed cars have realistic decks with bolt details, full
underbody and brake rigging and more. They've already proven
popular during preorders, so order now while they're available!

Just Type In The Description Field:

53' AAR Flatcar


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HO Boxcar Bonanza: WalthersMainline New Arrivals

Freight car latest arrival of three WalthersMainline boxcar types. The 40' AAR 1944 Boxcar is based on widely used cars that operated into the 1980s, so it appeals to transition and diesel-era modelers. 50' PC&F Insulated Boxcars appeared in the 1960s and could be seen on freights into the early 2000s. Colorful schemes (including popular State of Maine cars) make them best sellers. 50' Evans Smooth-Side Boxcars took to the rails in the 1970s and a few are still in service, so
they'll appeal to those of you who model what they see. All of these
detailed, affordably priced boxcars feature metal wheels and
Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers for reliability. As we head
into modeling season and the holidays these are the perfect cars
to increase their fleets or those you want to add on to your train sets. Get these new products rolling on your railroads now!

Just Type In The Description Field:
40' AAR 1944

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Latest News about WalthersMainline GEVO and Alco PA Diesels

Visitors to Walthers booth at the recent National Train Show were
among the first to see preproduction samples of the all-new
WalthersMainline HO GEVO diesels! As one of the most popular
prototype locos in service today, excitement is building for the
upcoming WalthersMainline release and they're working to deliver
the best possible models to you, our customers this December.
While this is later than we'd previously announced, these
improvements will definitely be worth the wait! Work also
continues on the new HO Alco PA-PB units (perfect power for
WalthersMainline and WalthersProto passenger trains), which are
now expected in February 2018. While some roadnames for both
engines are already sold out here at BRH and Walthers, many are available for backorder while supplies last - check them out below and
order now!


GE GEVO Diesels:
Just Type In The Description Field:
GEVO

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Just Type In The Description Field:
ALCO PA

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New Digitrax LNWI LocoNet WiFi Interface
 Allows WiFi Train Control


The LNWI from Digitrax allows you to connect compatible
WiFi devices to Digitrax DCC LocoNet systems and run trains using
compatible throttle Apple and Android apps. A single LNWI works
out of the box, with no additional configuration required. With
more and more modelers using smartphones this interface is sure
to be popular addition to your layout.


Just Type In The Description Field:
WiFi

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New O Scale Kit from Downtown Deco is Great for City Scenes

The Chop Suey Take Out place from Downtown Deco is a tiny brick
structure that's small in size but big on realism. It's a perfect
kit for those of you looking to get their feet wet building an easy,
detailed cast-hydrocal kit. Also included are full color signs
and complete assembly, painting and weathering instructions. The
same kit is very popular in HO Scale, so O Scale modelers should
like it too. Order now while it's available.

 
Just Type In The Description Field:

Chop Suey

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2017 LGB Christmas Car: Order Now Before It Sells Out!

Christmas cars are big sellers, so make sure to have the 2017 LGB
Christmas Car under your Christmas Tree this year or buy for collectors or for a gift this holiday season. This car is the popular Wooden 2-Axle Passenger Car and wears a festive white and red color scheme as well as icicles that hang from the ends of the roof. It plays
four Christmas melodies and has interior lights. These cars
typically move fast, so get yours now before they're gone!

Just Type In The Description Field:
Christmas 2017

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New Grillin' & Chillin' Trailer from Woodland Scenics

The new Grillin' & Chillin' Trailer is perfect for rural scenes
on HO, N & O Scale railroads. This Built-&-Ready
Landmark Structure(R) features Just Plug(TM) interior lights and
additional exterior details. There's everything to make a
complete mini scene along a lake, in the hills or in a trackside
trailer park.It's available in HO, N and O Scales and is already selling fast, so order now!

Just Type In The Description Field:

Chillin' Trailer

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FRANK'S 60th Birthday!

I am getting old! So, before the very busy holiday, I will be taken a week off next week to visit Walt Disney World with a my wife and a group of friends to celebrate my birthday!

John will be working on getting the orders you place together to ship to you all whole the retail store is closed next week.
 It will delay most orders shipping to customers
by just two days in most cases

Also, in October, we will have our 10th Annual Retail Store Anniversary Sale. We announce the dates in two weeks.

This sale will only be good for 9 Days.

It will be huge!

PRE ORDER DEADLINES

September 29: Intermountain Preorders
September 30: Walthers Preorders
October 3: Atlas & AtlasO Preorders
October 8: Lionel Preorders
October 9: Bluford Shops Preorders

CHECK OUT THE PREORDER FLYER PAGE

Just Arrived: A Bevy of Bowser HO Baldwins

Many HO Scale modelers love exotic diesels constructed by
minority builders. The latest Bowser Baldwin AS616, AS16 and DRS-
6-6-1500 diesels are ideal for 1950s to 1970s railroads. These
diesels have all the features of Executive Line models including
roadname-specific details, a heavy die cast chassis, flywheel-
equipped drive and accurate paint schemes. Sound and DCC equipped
models feature ESU LokSound decoders and standard DC models are
DCC ready. Modelers love these diesels and they're selling fast,
so order now to
get your today before they sell out!

Type In the word Baldwin in the description field

TO ORDER

Popular Hoppers in HO From Accurail

In the 1970s and 1980s many grain co-ops leased Pullman-Standard
4750 3-Bay Covered Hoppers to haul their bounty to market.
Decorated in bold schemes they added variety to unit grain
trains. Modelers love them because of their schemes, so these
easy-to-build kits will be fast sellers. As with all Accurail
kits, each can be assembled in under an hour and they include
trucks and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. This grain company
three-pack includes one each Klemme Coop #4237 (pink), Percival
Grain #2119 (blue) and Lincoln Grain #7112 (gray), all with bold
lettering. The individual cars are also available separately.
These limited run cars sell out fast, so order now while they're
in stock.

TO ORDER


New NCE DCC Decoders Now In Stock

The latest news about NCE DCC decoders is the arrival of the new
four-function D13W decoders for use in HO and larger locos. The
new NCE D13W decoder is a direct replacement for the extremely
popular D13SR and is available in singles, four-packs and ten-
packs. This decoder is slightly smaller and is also available
with an attached nine-pin JST connector (D13J) and an eight-pin
plug (D13WP). They're staple sellers to DCC modelers, so order
now before they sell out!

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