April 2016 edition of TrainMasters TV (1h 26m)
Act I - Wireless Dead Rail control (18:11)
Dead Rail or "Cold Rail", wireless control and battery power for locomotives is new territory for many of us in the model railroad hobby. Miles Hale shows off a loco project that uses a Deltang receiver and a battery.
Act II - ESU LED lighting strips (10:54)
Matt Herman from ESU returns to the set of DCC Decoded in the TrainMasters TV studio to demonstrate LED lighting strips for passenger cars.
Act III - Esteban Martinez's BNSF Transcon Line (16:57)
Building a layout in a garage is not for the faint of heart. Esteban Martinez is modeling the modern-day BNSF in a 16? X 30? space normally reserved for a car and a snowblower.
Act IV - Installing freight car ladders (18:44)
In this Notch 8 segment, professional modeler Pierre Oliver returns with techniques for installing etched-brass ladders on a boxcar.
Bonus - Making trees with Model Builders Supply (21:06)
Wendy Hamilton from Model Builders Supply visits the TrainMasters TV studio to introduce Lionel to MBS tree-building supplies and to discuss the era of disco music.