December 2014 edition of TrainMasters TV (3h 16m)

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On the December edition of TrainMasters: 1) The layout that wouldn't die - the Aberfoyle Junction; 2) Great soldering tips in The Backshop Clinic; 3) Installing roadbed and fascia on Trevor's modules on The Roadshow; 4) Handlaying track on Back to the Basement

 

The Aberfoyle Junction on TrainMasters TV December 2014 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - The Aberfoyle Junction (24:30)

When the Aberfoyle Junction Railway lost its home, the club struggled to keep the trains on the rails for future generations to enjoy.


Backshop: Soldering tips on TrainMasters TV December 2014 - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Backshop: Soldering tips (25:31)

Miles Hale returns to The Backshop Clinic with his toolbox to share useful tips on soldering with Lionel Strang.


Roadshow: Roadbed/fascia on TrainMasters TV December 2014 - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Roadshow: Roadbed/fascia (15:16)

The Roadshow returns: in part 4, Trevor invites his friend Chris Abbott to the workshop to help him install roadbed and fascia on his portable Free-mo-style modules.


Back to the Basement: Handlaying track on TrainMasters TV December 2014 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Back to the Basement: Handlaying track (18:38)

In part 5 of Back to the Basement, Miles introduces us to the basics of hand-laying ties and rail, and finishes up track-laying with simple ballasting techniques.


Special bonus segment(s) ...

 

Visit an Allagash op session on TrainMasters TV December 2014 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Bonus 1 - Visit an Allagash op session (01:52:05)

Watch nearly two hours of video as the train crews of the HO Allagash Railway operate their trains using DCC locos with sound and track warrants on the modeled date of April 12, 1980.