July 2015 edition of TrainMasters TV (1h 55m)

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On the July edition of TrainMasters: 1) Club layout in a 100 year old NP Depot; 2) DCC Decoded - Speaker Enclosures; 3) Creating water effects; 4) A Visit to Mt. Albert Scale Lumber; plus Bonus: Decoder install in an Athearn Blue Box loco

 

Club layout in a 100 year old NP depot on TrainMasters TV July 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Lewis County model railroad club (14:30)

What's the perfect location for a model railroad? The Lewis County Model Railroad Club's layout operates in the baggage room of the hundred-year-old Chehalis station.


DCC Decoded:  Speaker Enclosures on TrainMasters TV July 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - DCC sound speaker enclosure tips(8:55)

JD Forsythe from Train Control Systems demonstrates the difference that speaker enclosures can make to the volume and quality of sound in your locomotives.


Miles Hale creates four different water effects on TrainMasters TV July 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Four ways to model water (28:17)

Miles Hale makes a big splash in the latest Backshop Clinic as he demonstrates four products for creating water effects on your layout.


How scale lumber is made on TrainMasters TV July 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - How scale lumber is made (25:20)

Where does scale lumber come from? Miles Hale learns about the craft of turning raw wood into model-building products at the Mt. Albert Scale Lumber factory.


Special bonus segments ...

 

Decoder install in Athearn Blue Box  on TrainMasters TV July 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Bonus - Decoder install in Athearn Blue Box (37:42)

Roger Chrysler demonstrate the installation of a DCC decoder in an Athearn "blue box" F7 locomotive. Clinic for those who might find a hard-wire install a bit intimidating.