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You did well – good Exhibition

The Model Railways of Oly Turner and Chris Matthews

Talking about yourself in the third person is always a sign of either insanity or a personality complex. Just look at Donald Trump.

But after Chris’ nice review and other blogs mentioning SQ’s debut I thought I should give you my spin. A lot of people outside of the hobby have no real idea what ‘doing a show’ actually means and people in the hobby who have never exhibited don’t really grasp how it works either. I know I certainly didn’t.

If your lucky enough to build something someone else wants at a show they send you an invite and ask how much ‘you cost’ this is when you tell an exhibition manager if you need a van, a hotel and how much fuel you are likely to burn while you transport your layout the breadth of the country.

If all is amenable you get to play trains all weekend…

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