Happy Hobby

(414) 453-3210 | View Website

8021 W National Ave, West Allis, WI | Directions   53214

43.010613 -88.013123

 
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Reviews for Happy Hobby

over a year ago

Don't go there without a part number. The gentleman will be of no hope without one.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

I went in to buy something for my fiance's Hpi 5b and the man behind what appeared to be a counter, was to the say the least a pain to even speak to. No help at all arrogant jerk is how he presented himself and upon further discussion with others I am not alone. Others will not go there even if he was the only person who has the part. They would rather wait get it online. I suggest you check it out for yourself it is rather funny how someone can even stay open doing business that way

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

The dog is the best thing about HH. I have never written a review before and generally dont believe in negative reviews, figuring everyone is allowed a bad day or two. This was unbelieveable. I am a small business owner and fully understand the challenges of running a small business. They could have the best stock and they may be the most knowledgeable in the hobby world , I have no clue. What I do know is my experience there was by far the worst I have experienced. Rude, arrogant, condescending etc. Any one who rates this compnay more than 1 star is either a family member or a liar. The family runs 3 stores, I called the one on 76th and visited the one on National. Same experience with both stores. Its too bad, there are not many hobby stores left. I was hoping my kids might get interested in the model buliding, RC thing, but after this experience, I am all for video games!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

This was a gold mine! I found some airplane kits in here that I have not seen in some time as well as a mix of new stuff. This is a kind of hobby shop that you can find all kinds of treasures if you will take the time to look. I will be back when I am in this area again area. Thanks.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

I like the place! I was helped and am happy I went – Different strokes for different folks.

I read the other reviews and yes the store is a little overwhelming. I walked in and saw trains, planes, radio control cars trucks helicopters every where I looked I saw Rockets, Boats, models of every type. I wish I would have known about them when my son had his science project for school they had a working model of a volcano. Birdhouse kits bird feeder kits. A man came up to me and asked if he could help me. I asked if he had Lionel trains he showed me where. I needed some track. He asked me what kind of track do you need that

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Complete ripoff, place looks like a landfill – While entering the store you will immediately understand the landfill comment. Items are scattered on the floor and junk everywhere. I dealt with who I believe was the owner and needless to say it was my fault that I didn't know the average price of what items should cost. I got ripped off big time $4 part was charged $30 dollars for. Well live and learn and they lost a customer for life. Just read the other negative reviews and you will definitely notice a pattern. I have a feeling the 5/5 reviews are employees/family of the company.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

bad hooby store – i have been in the train hobby for over twenty years and i spend a few thousend dollors a year on the hobby and i shop in a few stores around the area.. i was so bothered by how this store runs i had to write this review. the owners of this hobby shop own two other stores by the same name and they all are run the same way. there is for the most part only one person in the store at all times, very seldome are two people there to help with customers. it seems like all the want you to do is pick your item out give them your money and get out of there store. as you walk around - best on a rainy day to see this buckets of water because the roofs are leaking all the time and if they cover the merchandise up with plastic to protect it, it gets damaged. now after the items have been damaged by water they will still sell as brand new stuff yet. now after being in these stores for years alot of the merchandise is as old as the store. if you are looking for 30 year old stuff thats great, but you will pay todays prices on it. they barely have any new train stuff to buy. if you want new and up to date items i say shop at greenfield news and hobby or hiawatha out in waukesha, the stores are clean and well staffed to help you out with any questions you may have. i also have to touch on another point i have and this is why i wrote this. i called as i live a good 35 to 40 minute drive from this store. i wanted to call and see if they had an item in the store that i wanted, the guy was rude and said he would not check and see if he had the item or not because he had other customers to deal with, witch means you need more staff at busy time to help grow your business. he told me just to come in and see what he had, i am not spending money on gas at these prices to drive some where and they may not have the item, that is why we have phones. but maybe the don't care about customer service, they just want your money and don't care about you. i have to say read the other reviews i am not the only one!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Happy Hobby is the vary best in Hobby shops in Wisconsin – I have been doing hobbies, radio control cars and airplanes almost all my life. I have been in all the hobby shops in the Milwaukee area. The Happy Hobby has the best selection and the best advice that you can get.

More Airplanes cars and trucks in stock then the other hobby shops in town put together. They stock all the parts, wood, covering, radios, paint, glue. Motors, engines, hardware

The store in West Allis has it all from pine wood derby cars, trains of all sizes, model cars trucks airplanes.

I am proud to be a customer of theirs and I recommend them highly.

We are lucky to have the Happy Hobby stores in our driving proximity.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

this is a very good store. the service was very good. the clerk was very polite. if you need any thing for hobby's his should be the store that should you go to.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Please think before you order that stuff on line.

If you know everything and are buying your stuff on the internet why by all means are you bothering people that are working when you have no intention of buying anything from them? Asking them questions just to pick their brains. There are some ignorant people out there. I was in one of the happy hobby stores when one of you low lives were in and I saw first hand the crap that the owners put up with day in and day out. I did not believe it till I saw it first hand. I was walking down one of the isles looking at RC cars and I over heard the owner talking to what he thought was a customer. The owner must have spent at least one hour talking to him about R/C helicopters showing them to him demonstrating one to him. I just waited till he could take care of me and listened. Ok it was my turn and I needed some thing out of the display case. The owner got it out for me and I checked out at the register. On the way to my car I saw the other person out side. I asked him if he was going to get into Helicopters He told me he already got one on the Internet and was just getting info because he could not get it to work. WTF Do you work for free? The people at happy hobby are there for me and others that buy their hobby items from them. Not low life blood suckers that get your crap on the Internet and then expect the experts at happy hobby to tell you what is wrong with it

For free.

I like Happy Hobby and the people. I am glad I found them.

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