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Getting the Most From DASH - Help and Tips/Tricks

Here are a number of resources collectors have found useful about DASH:

  • Frequently Asked Questions - This is the best overall resource for learning how to best use DASH.

  • DASH Item Naming Guidelines - Please read if you are editing or adding to the DASH Catalog!

  • Model Train Values and Grading Resource - How are DASH's values determined, how they are used, how they are maintained. This document also contains a detailed definition of the recommended "C-Scale" for self-grading the condition of items.

  • Demo of DASH iPhone App - Search the Apple iTunes Store for "model trains" and you'll find the DASH app. This 5-minute video will demo how the app helps extend DASH to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Anytime, anywhere access. Note: This video shows the app for action figure collectors, but it works just the same for model train collectors!

  • Demo of DASH Android App - Search the Android Marketplace for "model trains" and you'll find the DASH app. This 3-minute video will demo how the app helps extend DASH to your Android phone or tablet. Anytime, anywhere access. Note: This video shows the app for action figure collectors, but it works just the same for model train collectors!

  • Demo of Ways to Find Items in DASH - How to find the items you are looking for. What you can do once you have found them.

  • Demo of Managing Your Collection - The basics of setting up your collection on DASH. Tips & tricks. Covers your Collection and Wanted List.

  • Demo of Listing Items for Sale - How to set yourself up as a seller on DASH. Tips for how to maximize the effectiveness of your listings.

  • Demo of Adding and Editing in DASH's Catalog - DASH requires the contributions of the community to keep the DASH Catalog expanding and improving. The better and more consistent the information, the better of a community resource it will be.

  • Demo of Configuring your own Collection Showcase - Want to share your model train layout and collection with your friends and other collectors? Watch this video to see how Collectors Club members can configure their own personal collection website.