February 2016 edition of TrainMasters TV (1h 48m)

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On the February edition of TrainMasters TV: Modeling rockwork, part 2; 2) Installing brake rigging, part 1; 3) Siskiyou Line open house, part 2; 4) Fired up! Lighting the fire; 5) Bonus - Track gauge tips

 

Modeling rockwork: 2 on TrainMasters TV February 2016 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Modeling rockwork: 2 (32:16)

In this three-part Backshop Clinic series, Miles Hale demonstrates classic techniques for casting and painting rock, including instructions for making your own latex moulds. In part two he demonstrates how to cast plaster directly onto the layout, and shows a fast and simple technique for coloring the rock.


Notch 8 - Installing brake rigging, part 1 on TrainMasters TV February 2016 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Underbody brake rigging: 1 (28:57)

In this episode of Notch 8, professional modeler Pierre Oliver shares his techniques for adding detailed brake rigging to freight car underframes. Part one of two.


Siskiyou Line open house, part 2 on TrainMasters TV February 2016 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Siskiyou Line open house, part 2 (23:17)

In part two of this feature, guests attending a National Model Railroad Association convention arrive to tour the Joe Fugate's Siskiyou Line layout and Joe holds a special operating session for a handful of convention attendees.


Fired up! Lighting the fire on TrainMasters TV February 2016 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Fired Up: Lighting the fire (10:12)

Explore the world of small-scale live steam with Fired up! In part five of six, it?s finally time to light the fire in a locomotive and get rolling.


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Bonus: Back to the workbench - track gauge on TrainMasters TV February 2016 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Bonus - Track gauge tips (12:55)

Miles Hale returns to TrainMasters TV to host a new bonus series: "Back to the Workbench". He?ll bring you tips from his basement workshop as he builds his layout. This month: More effective use of track gauges.