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Old 09-23-2012, 03:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Everyone,

Currently I'm in Singapore for the Grand Prix; but I have a fair bit of free time during the day and was interested in picking up some models while I was here. I just got back from where the Orchard store used to be, I walked out there assuming it was still there but the entire building is in the process of being torn down. So my question is, are there any other retailers in Singapore (possibly at the airport) that anybody knows of?

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Old 09-23-2012, 03:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Which building on Orchard Rd is in the process of being torned down? I walked there this morning, and didn't notice one....

That said, there are no good stores in Singapore for model airplanes. They are all gone, presumably because they were so overpriced that they sold nothing.
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The Hotel Grand Central, 22 Cavenagh Rd, just off Orchard Road. The store was previously on the ground floor of it. It's a shame to see it go, despite the high prices they used to stock some really hard to find models!
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I found this for you
Wings900 Retailer Database - The Orchard Store
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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The Hotel Grand Central, 22 Cavenagh Rd, just off Orchard Road. The store was previously on the ground floor of it. It's a shame to see it go, despite the high prices they used to stock some really hard to find models!
Oh, I never even knew there was a store there. It's a bit of a seedy block...
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Thank you very much for the help Brussels Airlines but that is the store we are talking about, did you ever visit it.
And yes SilkAirA320, it certainly is a bit of a dodgy space, 4 adult stores on the street leading up too it hahaha
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I remember that when I was in Singapore there was a store near my hotel but I cannot remember me where

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Old 09-23-2012, 05:15 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I'd already visited Orchard Store. Nice store with a lot's of model(die-cast, kit, etc) but it really high price there. It stays about 50-100m from Orchard Road only.
You can find my post in the past, asking for Store in Singapore.
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4 adult stores on the street leading up too it hahaha
Yes, you cannot buy a stick of bubble gum, but bubble gum flavored panties are in large supply....
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Try Far east plaza, used to have 2 diecast selling stores there Hobby Focus and Nikko ? Price a bit pricey though.
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hotel grand central looks like it is under renovation.
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Nikko in Far East Plaza. slightly expensive and the last time I went there they only had old stocks, most of which I was not interested in. But you could give them a try. hope this helps.
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I remember that when I was in Singapore there was a store near my hotel but I cannot remember me where
I rember me the hotel! It was the Intercontinental. There was a shop at 5 min walk
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I rember me the hotel! It was the Intercontinental. There was a shop at 5 min walk
I don't remember a store in 5 min walk from the Intercontinental in the last 5 years. Where was it? Bugis Junction?
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I don't remember a store in 5 min walk from the Intercontinental in the last 5 years. Where was it? Bugis Junction?
Neither do I. Maybe he's talking about the Nikko in the Suntec area, but it's definitely not a 5 min walk. Anyway, it has closed down.
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Neither do I. Maybe he's talking about the Nikko in the Suntec area, but it's definitely not a 5 min walk. Anyway, it has closed down.
I d'ont remember sorry
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I don't remember a store in 5 min walk from the Intercontinental in the last 5 years. Where was it? Bugis Junction?
It was 5 years ago.
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The Hotel Grand Central, 22 Cavenagh Rd, just off Orchard Road. The store was previously on the ground floor of it. It's a shame to see it go, despite the high prices they used to stock some really hard to find models!
They shifted to : #04-39 Orchard Plaza, 150 Orchard Road Singapore
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