There are 2 meanings for when the "Pre-Order" button shows up on the product page.
If the product hasn't come out yet, the pre-order button will be displayed on the products page. This will allow you to place an order for the item in question. Saving that item for you for when it comes in. You don't have to pay ahead of time, unless you want to. (Just make sure to select pre-order at check out).
If the product has already come out or has been out for a while and we at Mr.Muffin's Trains run out of the product, the pre-order button will become available allowing you to request this item. Please contact us via e-mail or call to find out if we can still get a hold of the item in question, since the manufacturer might be out.
With MrMuffin'sTrains, no deposit is required. Just select "Pre-Order" and we will order the item(s) for you from the manufacturer, then contact you for payment when they arrive and are ready to ship.
Please make sure that you have a valid email address listed on your order to receive our emails. We will send up to 3 payment reminders and cancel 5 days after the last payment reminder was sent if we have heard nothing back from you.
If you need to split your payment or send in small amounts, we're willing to work with you. Please reply back to the payment reminder or call us at 765-292-2022 to discuss your options.
Both MTH and our system are not synced together. This can lead to MTH stating that we have a product in hand when we are completely out. You are welcome to call or e-mail us to verify if the product is still available.
Yes, we do! If you place an order directly through the store you will get a catch-all shipping cost of $200 (Canada Only).
We highly recommend contacting us to get the correct shipping quote for the product that you are interested in ordering.
We require the following information to get the estimate for you:
Product # and Quantity
Street Address, City, Province, and Postal Code
If the item is a pre-order, we may not get the shipping amount until the item has arrived to our shop. You are still welcome to place a pre-order and not pay for it until the item has arrived. We then can notify you of the correct shipping cost.
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