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Part#: KAL108615
American Flyer Pocket Price Guide 1946-2015

Its key features are:
Adhesive (Perfect) bound paperback guide
Data needed before buying, selling, or trading any American
Flyer or S gauge train within the pages of this guide
Provides you with current market prices for American Flyer trains produced between 1946 and 2015
Brief description of each item with production date and significant variations
Pricing information provided for items in good or excellent condition

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Part#: KAL108910
9th Edition Marx Trains Pocket Price Guide

9th Edition Marx Trains Pocket Price Guide. Contains updated market values
Helps collectors make informed buying and selling decisions
Convenient pocket-sized edition
80 pages
4 x 8.5 in
This edition features updated information for Marx trains and related toys. This compact book is the perfect pocket companion for train shows and auctions.

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Part#: KAL12186
How To Detail Diesel Locomotives

Learn the basic skills needed for successful detailing.


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Part#: KAL12247
Basic Painting & Weathering for Model Railroaders

Presents step-by-step techniques to finish, paint, decal and weather railroad models. Introduces the tools, products, and techniques while guiding hobbyists through several basic projects. Softcover, 80 pages, 250 color photos, 8-1/4 x 10-3/4".

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Part#: BAC99978
E-Z Model Railroads: Track Planning Guide

With E-Z Model Railroads, beginning and advanced modelers can learn how to set up and run a railroad using Bachmann's snap-fit E-Z Track system. From choosing a layout style to wiring and track planning techniques, readers are walked through virtually every step of the design and construction process.

    Six in-depth layouts, plus 20 additional layout designs
    Tips for beginning to advanced modelers, including weathering and scenery chapters
    124 color pages
    Tips for beginners to advanced modelers
    The easiest way to plan your layout

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Part#: KAL12012

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Part#: KAL12803
KALMBACH Building a Sectional Layout

Well-known author and modeling expert, Pelle Søeborg, introduces the sectional model railroad layout in his all-new book, Building a Sectional Layout. If you’re building for a specific spot  in your overall layout, Pelle offers how-to advice for modeling sections, building benchwork, and laying track.

Using his Midwest layout, Pelle shares new techniques that can be applied to both sectional and stationary layouts, from design to final details. His addition of a grain elevator demonstrates why every layout should have a "signature" structure — a "wow" factor.  

The book covers:
    Planning and designing a sectional layout.
    Building benchwork and laying track.
    How-to advice for creating realistic scenery and structures (a bridge, farm fields, streets, highways, and more).
    The importance of building a "signature" structure, using Pelle's grain elevator as an example.

Author: Pelle Søeborg
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 96
Color photos: 450

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Part#: KAL1102
KALMBACH Great Northern in the Pacific Northwest

Discontinued by Kalmbach


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Part#: KAL108400
KALMBACH Scenery Techniques for Toy Trains

For toy train operators looking to add scenery and dimension to their layouts, this book offers simple solutions. It explains how to use foam as a scenery base and how to shape it into mountains and rivers. Step-by-step photographs and instructions illustrate techniques for adding streets, accessories, and even a working drive-in theater.

Author: Peter Riddle
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 80
Color photos: 160

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Part#: KAL12469
KALMBACH Basic Model Railroad Benchwork - 2nd Edition

The title may say “basics,” but this book covers a full range of skills and materials. Beginners building a small table or shelf layout up to experienced modelers assembling the benchwork for a basement empire will find what they need in this comprehensive guide. New color photos and illustrations highlight liftout sections and swinging access gates.
Author: Jeff Wilson
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 104
Color photos: 240

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