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    Freight Car Weathering Contest

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    Progress on my layout

    For those who like to see layouts in progress, here is a video of the progress I've made on my layout the past 4 or 5 months. https://youtu.be/l74Swb4jiUs
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    Build a work cradle for your locomotives and rolling stock

    I recently built my own work cradle for upgrading, repairing, and weathering locomotives and rolling stock. I made a video about how I built it. I hope you find it helpful. https://youtu.be/xgZJg_clr6U
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    Building a Craftsman Wood Depot with Peeling Paing

    Mark, My apology. I had a similar comment elsewhere and responded and I guess I thought I had responded to both. I did not mean to ignore your comment. I appreciate what you are saying. I am trying to keep intros shorter. I know that I do have a tendency to over explain things. It is kind of...
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    How to Build Lumber Loads and Cargo Containers

    Two responses: 1) I prepare my logos for shrouds much like Chris described above, only I use MS Publisher. I make a "grid" using the line draw tool that has loads the right height and length, but some are offset slightly as wold be a real load. I download and crop logos off the internet. The...
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    How to Build Lumber Loads and Cargo Containers

    Those look really good. Nice work.
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    Part 2 of my kitbash of the Holt Hotel

    I continue my kit bash of the Holt Hotel, scratch building and installing trim and adding windows and weathering. https://youtu.be/VLHaedh-2ro
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    Kitbashing a Plastic Structure

    It is always a challenge to find a kit that can be transformed (kitbashed) into a prototype structure you need. I show you some techniques as I kitbash the Holt Hotel (part 1). https://youtu.be/7tLDFHN_8q8
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    Hello Model Railroaders

    Johnny, I knew they had a big show every spring--usually miss it because I usually have a kid in a track meet. I will check this out and see if I can't make this fall show. Thanks. BTW, if coming back south on I-49 you can cut across US 54 from Nevada to Collins as a different diversion and you...
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    How to Build Lumber Loads and Cargo Containers

    toot, those look really good. Thanks for sharing them. I haven't attempted tie downs yet mostly because I'm not sure how I want to attach them and make them look right in N scale.
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    How to Build Lumber Loads and Cargo Containers

    tootnkumin, Thanks for watching and subscribing.
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    How to Build Lumber Loads and Cargo Containers

    Johnny, One thing I have seen in larger scales is making blocks the size of individual lumber stacks and wrapping them in much the same way I did in my lumber load video. See Lloyd's picture above, and those are N scale. A little hard to control in N scale in my opinion, but Lloyd did a nice job.
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    Hello Model Railroaders

    Hi Johnny (Raincoat2), I live in El Dorado Springs about 70 NW of Springfield, but we go to Springfield pretty often. I have family in Willard. That theme song is still my theme song for all my videos--I love it. Thanks for watching. You will have to keep me apprised of what's happening in model...
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    Building a Craftsman Wood Depot with Peeling Paing

    Here is the conclusion of the build where I modified the roof, added some details, and finished assembly. https://youtu.be/_I4RRLoqkHk
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    A Day on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

    My family took a recent trip on the Durango & Silverton, and I made this video journal. It has lots of great narrow gauge steam action. I hope you enjoy it. https://youtu.be/MSAG2VnhEAU




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