Lionel Plug and Play Accessories are as Easy at 1 – 2 – 3 !

When is comes to model trains, everyone love accessories .  From a village that comes to life with lights and activity to animated workers along the railway or an oil well pump in a field,  adding realism to your model train set has been a must for beginner and experienced hobbyist alike.

Operating accessories is now easier than ever with Lionel’s new Plug–n–Play system! Designed especially for FasTrack® layouts, but usable on any AC or DC powered layout, the Plug–n–Play system simplifies what’s needed to connect your operating accessories. No need to mess with bare wires on any FasTrack® Layout.

Even track operated accessories are as simple as the name — plug the accessory into your powered track and you’re ready to play!

Setting up is at easy as 1 – 2 – 3 .








At Robbies Hobbies, We have great Selection of Plug and Play Items for you this Holiday Season.

Stop by today at store today at 4578 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio or visit us online at and see our great selection of trains, drones,  slot cars and more.


National Train Day

As we get into the Holiday Season, be sure to put  Robbies Hobbies on your calendar for December 5th to take part in National Lionel Train Day.

NLTD_PrimaryChristmas and Trains are closely connected with such timeless classics as “The Polar Express” and through the years Lionel has been there with classic and modern train sets for both the beginner to place around the Christmas tree and kits for the expert modeler.


It will be a day of fun with free hats, wrist bands, and Lionel tattoos.  Plus get your chance to order the Special Edition Lionel  “Made in the USA”  Boxcar.

At Robbies Hobbies, we have a great selection of train sets in a wide range of scales and skill level .  So whether you are a novice looking to makes trains a new tradition this Christmas or a long time enthusiast, we have what you need at Robbies Hobbies.

So mark your calendar for December 5th and we will see you there!

Black Friday Sale at Robbies Hobbies

Do you have a model train or slot car racing enthusiast in your home?

At Robbies-Hobbies we have great selection of Slot Cars (Scalextric & Life Like) and Model Trains with brands like MärklinLionel , and more.

And this Black Friday, November 27 through Monday,  November 30th  purchase a train set or slot car set and get 20% off additional accessories .

So when you pick your train set, check out our wide selection of  cars,  buildings, tunnels and more.

For those of your who love slot cars,  we have wide selection cars,  pit lane games, stands, more.

Plus, don’t forget This Black Friday from 12 pm to 2 pm , Santa Claus will be at Robbies Hobbies as well.Santa Picture A



Have great Thanksgiving from all us at Robbies Hobbies , and we look forward to seeing you next weekend during our Black Friday Sale!



Santa Claus is coming to Robbies Hobbies

Do you have someone with a Wish List for Santa?

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‘Cause Santa Claus is coming to Robbies Hobbies on Friday November 27th from 12 pm to 2 pm.   As for lots of toys and goodies, we don’t need a sleigh as we have over 4,500 square feet of model trains, drones, remote control cars, and much more.


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So Black Friday after you have taken your cat nap to recuperate from your 5 am shopping spree come on over to Robbies Hobbies, 4578 North High Street, Columbus, Oh 43214 with the kids, and let the magic of this holiday season begin.

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At Robbies Hobbies we have a great selection of toys and gift ideas for kids of any age and for the kid in you as well.

Santa Picture EHobbyist’s  of all ages will find a wide selection of: Model Trains, Slot Cars, Bruder, Playmobil and Diecast items. We also carry R/C ready to run cars planes & helicopters, plus many more items.  Robbies Hobbies has provided years of joy to train collectors worldwide. This is a destination shop which is truly unique and a wonderful find for tourists and local collectors to find “that rare train”.

Don’t miss stopping by this Black Friday and seeing Santa Claus and our One of  Kind Store  on Friday, November 27th from noon to 2 pm.


Why get a drone for Christmas?

Drones are all the rage this holiday season. And we can see why, because drones make the perfect Christmas gift .

Here are four great reasons to consider getting a drone!

  1. They are a great Stocking Stuffer – normally the stocking is the last pick with it’s filling of socks, trinkets, and candy. Imagine the surprise and excitement with a mini quadcopter inside!
  2. They won’t break the bank – With prices staring at just $40 you can find drone well within your budget needs.
  3. It is a Unique gift – Most people probably don’t own drone. And if you take a look on like you will see from the army of Youtube and GoPro Videos out there, the fun is not limited to just one age bracket.
  4. It’s a gift that won’t collect dust – Unlike the sweater from their great aunt, your kids and friends will want to get out and enjoy the new drone, and of course don’t forget the camera!

Two Great option to check out at Robbies-Hobbies are
s-l1600-2The Hubsan X4 Pro Low Edition – the X4 Pro Low Edition is Hubsan’s mid-level answer to the DJI Phantom line up of camera drones. Built with two swappable versions of a 1-Axis gimbal, the Hubsan X4 Pro Low Edition is designed to give users the choice between mounting a GoPro Hero, the included HBS1080P camera, or their own smartphone.

Like most other mid-level quadcopters on the market, the Pro Low features GPS based flight controls to allow precise positioning and enhanced flight stability compared to relying on gyro-data alone. The controller contains a built-in LED screen to allow live FPV video streaming via the dual-band 2.4 and 5.8 GHz transmitter. Range is set to around 3300 feet!

Get yours today at :
s-l1600-3The Chroma Camera Drone – This Drone has everything in One Box with Flight-Ready Chroma Drone • CGO2+ 16MP 1080p/60 3-Axis Stabilized Camera • ST-10+ Controller with Touch-Screen Display • Long-Lasting 6300mAh LiPo Flight Battery • Flight Battery Charger • Extra Set of Propellers • ST-10+ Display Screen Sun Shade • USB Programmer Cable • Micro SD Card for Camera

Buy today at:


630183-1-2What about Trains?
Americans obsession with trains has goes back the early 1800’s , and with model trains, the Lionel Company of New York has remained the most enduring brand . Generation after generation has bonded over models train set, and this Christmas we can help you pass on the tradition .

The Lionel 2-4-2 Lioncheif Remote Control is a great selection with easy setup and easy to use power and control system. This set includes Locomotive and tender, Flatcar with trailer, Hopper, and Caboose. As well as , Eight curved O36 FasTrack sections, one 10″ straight FasTrack section, one FasTrack wallpack terminal section, Wallpack power supply, and LionChief remote for locomotive.

Stop by our store or call us today to reserve yours for this Christmas.
For all your holiday needs visit Robbies Hobbies at 4578 North High Street Columbus, Oh 43214 or or check out our online store at .