DVD VIDEO "BUILDING A MODEL RAILROAD" (3 DISC SET)
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FOR AUCTION IS THE NEW AND SEALED (3) DVD VIDEO SET TITLED "BUILDING A MODEL RAILROAD"...ALMOST (6) FULL HOURS OF VIDEO...COVERS THE COMPLETE BUILDING OF THE APPLE VALLEY HO SCALE LAYOUT, FROM BEGINNING TO END...MASTERED IN 1996...SUBJECTS COVERED IN DEPTH ARE THE FOLLOWING
DESIGNING FROM PLANS...The layout was originally designed by Jim Hediger, Senior Editor at Model Railroader. Much of the video will show how the Green Frog staff took Jim's drawing and made a working plan using the computer aided design program - Cadrail. We Visit a hobby shop for an introduction to what the beginning modeler might find in the way of kits and supplies.
BENCHWORK CONSTRUCTION PART I & II...Smooth running trains and believable scenery depend on a good foundation, the benchwork. Video shows step by step how to assemble the tried and true method of benchwork known as L-Girder construction. ...(Including Branchline) Part 2 continues with the cutting of roadbed and construction of the upper level branch line of the Apple Valley Branch.
LAYING TRACK...(Including Switches) After the layout is designed and the benchwork built, the usual place for modelers to next turn is to the laying of track. This video covers many techniques for laying Atlas Code 83 flex track and turnouts for smooth operation.
WIRING(INCLUDING COMMAND... read more