November 2015 edition of TrainMasters TV (2h 24m)

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On the November edition of TrainMasters TV: 1) Modeling better structure roofs; 2) Notch 8: More about handrails; 3) Scale Trains, Big Dreams, part 1; 4) Fired Up!: Buying your first live-steam locomotive; plus Bonus: Gary Christensen on weathering, part 1.

 

Modeling better structure roofs on TrainMasters TV November 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Modeling better structure roofs (30:34)

Roofs - every building has one, and Miles Hale has lots of tips for making them unique in this month's Backshop Clinic.


Notch 8:  More about handrails on TrainMasters TV November 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Blue box handrail upgrade, pt 2 (34:57)

Efram Ellenbogen continues work on his Athearn "blue box" SD40-2 with the installation of Smokey Valley stanchions and brass handrails.


Scale Trains, Big Dreams, part 1 on TrainMasters TV November 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Scale Trains, Big Dreams, part 1 (30:08)

Scale Trains, Big Dreams is a three-part documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the business of making model trains. Travel the globe to see how a new upstart - ScaleTrains.com - takes on the challenge of designing, manufacturing and marketing their products for railroad modelers. Part 1 of 3.


Fired Up!:  Buying your first live-steam locomotive on TrainMasters TV November 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Exclusive series: Fired Up! 2 of 6 (13:27)

Explore the world of small-scale live steam with Fired up! Jeff and Trevor discuss options to consider when buying your first live steam locomotive. This is part two of six.


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Gary Christensen's weathering techniques, part 1 on TrainMasters TV November 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Bonus 1 - Weathering with Gary Christensen, pt 1 (35:05)

Gary Christensen is a member of The Weathering Shop and is known worldwide for his beautifully-weathered models of rolling stock. He sat down at Joe Fugate's dining room table to share his techniques. This segment - "Making the Fade" - is part one of a series.