Scenery tips and techniques by Eric Coughlan A series of videos on making pine trees, using static grass and more. View the videos
The move to the new location left me without some means of exhausting dangerous paint fumes (read Floquil) when using my airbrush. I considered allocating a corner of the adjoining garage but realising what dust could do to a freshly painted model if the automatic door was inadvertently opened led me back to the new … Read more
I switch all of the easily accessible turnouts on my Cedar Valley Short Lines with slide switches I have altered to my own design. They are robust, inexpensive, easy to construct, route power to the turnout frogs, look similar to prototype switch stands and have moveable targets which show which way the turnout is thrown. … Read more
Turnouts are the least understood of the items associated with model railways and to compound the problem upgrading to DCC has brought more misunderstanding.