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    World's lightest Model railroad helix?

    "limited" is a relative term! This is the most space I have had available in a long time considering all of our display layouts had to fit in a trailer.
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    World's lightest Model railroad helix?

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video. Something a little different, maybe interesting. On our Youtube channel. Model railroad helix using lightweight, easy to handle and cut materials. Joey
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    Video - An inside look at Customizing Locomotives

    In this video we take a look at customizing locomotives using a variety of methods and techniques. With Brandon Bennett as our guest modeler, we take a stock commercially available locomotive and turn it into free lance piece for use on our layouts and dioramas. Thumbnail Or direct link on...
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    Fall Season Model Railroading video

    I thought some might enjoy some virtual model railroading featuring our Spruce Coal & Timber adorned in Fall colors. Enjoy and have a great weekend! Joey Ricard On our YouTube Channel at http://youtu.be/JPmxWHP5GiA
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    Quick fun video - Summer heat down in the hollar!

    I thought some might enjoy a simple video of trains running on our display layout. On our Youtube channel at http://youtu.be/QzETOZ2ZIDM
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    Latest Video - Weathering - Simple Method and Budget Supplies

    Not for this I didn't. The black wash being solvent based takes car of it especially with all the brushing and swirling around. I would if I were using a water base wash though.
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    Latest Video - Weathering - Simple Method and Budget Supplies

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video How-To Model Realistic Weathering - Simple Method and Budget Supplies In this video I show just how easy it is to create believable and fairly realistic weathering effects for frieght cars. Using a simple method and budget supplies we take a basic...
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    Latest video - Update #11 How-To Start a River Scene & bridge supports

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video for our project layout In this video, we start our river scene and take care of bridge supports in an effort to move forward to the "real scenery" on the Mountain side of the layout. In our "Sidetracked" segment, we take a look at the model railroad...
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    Latest Video - Layout Update #10 Bridges and Weathering Track

    Thanks guys....and Mark it's funny... as I post links in various threads and forums to share. In some places it spurs discussion and others.... absolutely nothing If some folks enjoy them and get something out of them (even a laugh), that's enough for me. Thanks again, Joey Ricard
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    Latest Video - Layout Update #10 Bridges and Weathering Track

    BUILDING A MODEL RAILROAD - LAYOUT UPDATE #10 - BUILDING BRIDGES - WEATHERING TRACK In this video we build bridges and start weathering track on Mountain Side of our layout. We discuss bridge selection and touch on building bridges from kits and kit bashing. We move on to weathering track on...
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    Latest Video - A look at TRACK WARRANT CONTROL for model railroading

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video In this video we take a look at Track Warrant Control for model railroading with real world video examples, graphics, illustrations and more. With some much needed humor, we cover a variety of interesting topics related to Track Warrant Control. We...
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    Latest Video - Layout Progress #9 Terrain from start to finish

    Funny you should mention that. Yes, for the Mountain side of the layout that is the next step before the "scenery" starts. I have 3 bridges in consideration for the upper bridge area. When I planned this, I wanted the thru truss (Central Valley version) and I had one already built that I used on...
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    Latest Video - Layout Progress #9 Terrain from start to finish

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video! BUILDING A MODEL RAILROAD - LAYOUT UPDATE #9 - How-To Create Landforms and Terrain In this video we discuss and demonstrate various techniques used to create landforms, hills and terrain as it relates to model railroads and our current display...
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    Latest Video - Progress Update #8 Controls, cool stuff, Train Show, New Locos + more

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video! In this video we finish installing controls on the Mountain side of the layout and take a look at our newest locomotives. In our "Sidetracked" segment we share some great model railroad infoand visit a great forum and layout build in progress. We...
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    Latest Video - Layout Progress #7 Cool Stuff/Wiring/Touch Toggle Controls

    I thought some might enjoy our latest video. BUILDING A MODEL RAILROAD - Layout Update #7 Cool Stuff/Wiring/Touch Toggle Controls In this video we install wiring, turnouts and Touch toggle controls in a budget based picture frame panel. We take a few minutes in our "Sidetracked" segment to...




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