January 2015 edition of TrainMasters TV (1h 17m)

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On the January edition of TrainMasters: 1) Backshop clinic: Changing loco gears and wheels; 2) Back to the Basement on wiring; 3) David Jacobs' On30 Michigan-California Lumber Company railroad; 4) Scenery-forming with foam on The Roadshow

 

Backshop Clinic: Changing loco gears/wheels on TrainMasters TV January 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Changing loco gears/wheels (13:10)

Roger Chrysler takes some of the mystery out of changing gears and re-aligning wheels on steam loco models.


Back to the Basement wiring  tricks on TrainMasters TV January 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Back to the basement: wiring (31:13)

Miles Hale shows us tips for wiring track and switch machines, and introduces the A-Frame-O-Matic.


David Jacobs' On30 Michigan-California Lumber Co  on TrainMasters TV January 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - David Jacobs' Serendipity & Western (14:16)

David Jacobs' Serendipity & Western Railroad creates a highly-detailed On30 world, inspired by a celebrated American author.


Roadshow: Terrain sculpting  on TrainMasters TV January 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Roadshow: Terrain sculpting (18:17)

Trevor uses a very loud saw to trim the module styrene fascia, then uses a variety of tools to sculpt terrain into pink styrofoam.