KALMBACH Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad Description:
By Mike Danneman
From the Model Railroader's How-To Guide
Select the proper paints and supplies
Create a city or town backdrop
Pain desert, mountain, and rural scenes
Add clouds to the scene
Blend the backdrop with layout scenery
Over 200 photos
Our Price: $18.95
KALMBACH Getting Started in Toy Trains Description:
Don't be intimidated by other collectible guides and online auctions! Get Started with Toy Trains provides a clear guide on where to buy toy trains, what to look for, and how to get started building a layout. Includes tips on storage, display, and cleaning. From the pages of Classic Toy Trains magazine.
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TM VIDEOS Modern O Guage TMCC and Legacy Book Description:
Learn everything there is to know about LEGACY. We took a survey. Turns out 80% of those who have LEGACY are getting only 20% of what LEGACY offers. This book's content is aimed at both the beginner and the expert. We cover basics like installation, how to phase transformers, install common ground wiring, compare TMCC CAB-1 with LEGACY Cab-2, program both TMCC and LEGACY locomotives, Sequence Control, Lashing Up, Momentum and Feedback, Action Recorder, STM2 Switch Throw Monitor, Train Link, ASC2 Switch Controller, Updating CAB-2 and LEGACY base, LionChief Plus, Sensor Track, SC-2 Module, plus a lot more. You will be amazed how easy LEGACY is to use, and the fun you will have. It's a game changer. Easy to follow, 96 pages, with 220 color photos.
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E-Z Model Railroads: Track Planning Guide Description:
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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Modern Toy Train Repair and Maintenance Description:
From tools, materials, and workbench setup to troubleshooting and electronics, well-known toy train mechanic Dick Teal demonstrates techniques for keeping toy trains from contemporary manufacturers in excellent condition. Includes steps for proper lubrication, TMCC/DCS troubleshooting, and the right way to replace traction tires, batteries, and light bulbs. It's the essential workbench guide for toy train operators.
THE OFFICIAL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTERS AND NEWS 1993 EDITION.
RETAIL PRICE $11.95
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Kalmbach Command Control for Toy Trains Description:
Features practical advice on operating Lionel’s new Legacy system and updated information for running MTH’s DCS stystem as well as Lionel’s earlier TrainMaster system. Author: Carl Swanson Softcover; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 104 pages; ISBN: 9780890247525
The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels Description:
Prolific Kalmbach author Jeff Wilson shows modelers how to re-create numerous types of railroad and highway bridges based on prototype designs. Divided into chapters by bridge type, each chapter shows several prototype examples and demonstrates techniques for modeling, painting, weathering, and installing the models on a layout.
• Covers the history of railroad bridges, trestles, and tunnels
• Includes specific details for modeling iron and steel truss bridges, plate girder bridges, concrete bridges, lift bridges, tunnels, and more
• Lists currently available models
• Ideal for intermediate and advanced hobbyists
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Model Railroader’s Guide to Mountain Railroading Description:
With its dramatic scenery and challenging operations, mountain railroading is an appealing theme that crosses many regions and all eras. Respected author Tony Koester offers insight into layout and track planning, and compares narrow gauge with standard gauge railroads. Essential advice on achieving realistic mountain operation is included, along with tips for working relevant scenery into the layout.
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Wiring Your Model Railroad Description:
If model railroaders could own one book about wiring, this would be the best choice. In Wiring Your Model Railroad, Larry Puckett provides a helpful overview of all things wiring, including traditional wiring and DCC. This is the first wiring book any modeler should buy, and it’s a useful reference guide for experienced modelers. Most importantly, it is the first book any publisher has released on this topic in 15 years. So, it’s the most current and reliable source of model railroad wiring information you’ll find anywhere.
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Build A Better Toy Train Layout Description:
When you think of a “better“ toy train layout, what comes tp mind? Everyone‘s got an idea of what makes a layout better - how do you decide what‘s right for you? This book contains easy-to-follow advice which includes inventive ways to mix rolling stock and accessories of different scales, innovative solutions for cleaning and maintaining track, and creative ideas for unique scenery and details.