About Us

Located in the Juniata section of Altoona, Shaffer's Full Steam Ahead Hobby Shop is the area's premier hobby retailer. The friendly staff at Full Steam Ahead looks forward to helping R/C and model railroad collectors find just the right product, for just the right price. Full Steam Ahead operates both a retail store and a online storestocked with the latest model railroad products and R/C products offered by our suppliers. Be sure to visit the suppliers page where you select the product or brand of your choice. Full Steam Ahead is a hub of activity where loyal customers can be seen returning weekly for basic supplies such as paint, track, decals, detail parts, and electronic decoders. The Staff is always looking for a chance to show off the latest R/C Car or Airplane. So when your in town be sure to stop in and enjoy the wonderful offerings of the hobby world.