April 2015 edition of TrainMasters TV (2h 31m)

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On the April edition of TrainMasters: 1) 2015 Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo (2 parts); 2) Wiring modules on The Roadshow; 3) Modeling rural scenery with Miles Hale on Back to the Basement; 4) Bonus: Woodland Scenics "Just Plug" LED lighting system

 

MRH report on the 2015 Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo - part 1 on TrainMasters TV April edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Finescale Expo: 1 (17:07)

The 2015 Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo was held in Scranton, Pennsylvania from March 26th through 28th, featuring contests, dealers, clinics and a one-of-a-kind kit-building challenge. TrainMasters TV was there and brings you a two-part report with host Trevor Marshall.


MRH report on the 2015 Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo - part 1 on TrainMasters TV April edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Finescale Expo: 2 (19:38)

In part two of our report on the Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo, Trevor learns about the legacy of modeler Brian Nolan, and we witness the one of the the craziest modeling contests ever staged. Never let it be said that finescale modeling is all serious business!


Mile Hale on modeling rural scenery on TrainMasters TV April 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Creating rural scenery (44:27)

In our series "Back to the Basement", Miles Hale is building a layout from the ground up. After taking a short break to catch up on some work on his layout, Miles returns with tips on creating rural scenery in part 8 of the series.


Trevor Marshall and friend do module wiriing in-depth  on TrainMasters TV April 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Module wiring (1:02:04)

Trevor's friend Chris Abbott returns to the studio workshop to help him wire his Freemo-style modules. Chris presents multiple options for wire, connectors and tools, and helps Trevor pick the best ones to build rugged modules that are able to survive trips to model train shows.


Special bonus segments ...

 

Review of Woodland Scenics

Bonus - Woodland Scenics "Just Plug" system (7:16)

Miles Hale reviews the ins and outs of Woodland Scenics' Just Plug new LED lighting system.