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  • Member since
    June, 2019
Question for the Canadians
Posted by Alcore on Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:33 PM

Question goes out to my local Canadinas. I am just getting back into Modeling and have started up my first project in about 20 years. I have no where local to go, so I am just wondering if anyone has any good websites for me to order kits and supplies from. Currently doing Cars, but will move into other stuff as well when I get back into the groove. I ordered from Great Hobbies for everything I have now but I am sure people have better knowledge of places for me to look. Thank you in advance!

  • Member since
    July, 2008
  • From: Vancouver, the "wet coast"
Posted by castelnuovo on Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:50 PM

My go to shops are Spruebrothers, Hobbylink and Freetimehobbes. If you want Canadian, there is westcoasthobby.com althought I have never ordered from them.

Greetings from Vancouver.

  • Member since
    February, 2016
  • From: Ice coated north 40 saskatchewan
Posted by German Armour on Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:14 PM

Hello Alcore! My places that I buy from are amazon, ebay, Hobby wholesale out of Edmonton Ab. 

 

 Never give up, never quit, never stop modelling.Idea

 

  • Member since
    June, 2007
  • From: Oakbank, MB
Posted by GregFK on Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:12 PM

Hobby Sense in Winnipeg:

https://hobbysense.ca/

It's my "local" store (about a half hour drive). He has an amazing inventory and will happily order anything you may need. Great selection of kits and supplies.

Greg

  • Member since
    April, 2005
Posted by ddp59 on Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:05 PM

what part of Canada are you in as sounds like you live in the rurals? i've used this a few times https://udisco.com/ plus ebay.

  • Member since
    June, 2019
Posted by Alcore on Friday, June 28, 2019 11:41 AM

Awsome thanks all, couple there I didn't know about. I am up in Fort Mac so a little out of the way. Also I have used Great Hobbies out of Edmonton, but they have multiple locations. Only dealt with them via Email but they seemed good. I will check out these other locations!

fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Friday, June 28, 2019 12:55 PM

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  • Member since
    January, 2012
  • From: Barrie, Ontario
Posted by Cdn Colin on Friday, June 28, 2019 2:10 PM

I recall this same question from a few months ago.  If you find the thread, there may be more information.  Here are some places I've ordered from.

hamiltonhobbyspecialties.com/


https://hobbywholesale.com/

https://www.pmhobbycraft.ca/

https://www.pmhobbycraft.ca/

I've not ordered from here.

https://www.elmcityhobbies.com/shop/

 

This place has an amazing shop, and will ship to you, but they don't have an online inventory.

http://www.wheelswingshobbies.com/

All the places I've ordered from have been great to do business with.

 

 

I build 1/48 scale WW2 fighters.

Have fun.

  • Member since
    February, 2016
  • From: Ice coated north 40 saskatchewan
Posted by German Armour on Sunday, June 30, 2019 1:01 PM

 Never give up, never quit, never stop modelling.Idea

 

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