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BOOKS : TRAIN BOOKS


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Part#: KAL108405
KALMBACH Wiring Your Toy Train Layout - Second Edition
Description:

Wiring is fundamental to toy train operation, and this updated classic covers how to set up conventional wiring using today’s technology. Key topics include wiring simple and advanced layouts, two-train operation, organizing the control panel, wiring operating accessories, and much more, all clearly explained by experienced operator Peter Riddle.

• Features essential wiring for O gauge railroads
• Includes 80+ wiring schematics and diagrams
• Updated for today’s technology

Author: Peter Riddle
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 96
Color photos: 150

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Part#: KAL12425
KALMBACH Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad
Description:

By Mike Danneman

From the Model Railroader's How-To Guide

How To:

  • 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
  • 79 pages

 


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Part#: KAL12488
KALMBACH The DCC Guide - Second Edition
Description:

This comprehensive guide helps modelers get the most out of DCC with diagrams and photos showing how DCC works, from wiring to installing decoders in locomotives. This book presents an overview of the product lines available and helps modelers select the right system for their plans.

Author: Don Fiehmann
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 88
Color photos: 85
Illustrations: 35


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Part#: ATO6008
Atlas O 6008 Thirty-Six O Scale Layout Track Plans
Description:

Atlas O 3-Rail 21st Century Track System(TM) track is designed to have the look of North American prototype trackage. Sections feature Code 148 solid nickel silver rail, blackened center rail, scale-sized ties with accurate tie plate, spike and bolt detail; a snap-lock system that securely holds the track sections together and ensures exact alignment and detailed rail joiners. The dark brown (or concrete-colored as specified) injection-molded tie strip has a special UV additive designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Flex-track is also part of the line offering you the opportunity for completely prototypical track planning. Perfect for use with all 3-rail O gauge trains. This track is part of the complete 3-rail and 2-rail AtlasO 21st Century Track System.

Thirty-Six O Scale Layout Track Plans


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Part#: KAL12803
KALMBACH Building a Sectional Layout
Description:

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#: TMB300
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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Part#: KAL12828
KALMBACH Realistic Layouts: Use the Art of Illusion to Model
Description:

 Do you want to take your modeling to the next level? With Realistic Layouts you'll learn how to blend various elements so they all work together to create a feeling that your models are part of - and connected to - the real world. 

This book features:
How to apply different techniques and ideas to your layout in order to improve realism.
Many techniques including creating realistic backdrops and blending them with scenery, integration of structures, using bridges to suggest changes in elevation, using mirrors to expand apparent space, and much more.
Outstanding model railroad photography and a variety of layouts.
Author: C.J. Riley
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 96

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

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.

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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Part#: KAL108327
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.

 

 


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Part#: DLE93
1993 EDITION LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER
Description:

CLEARANCE ITEM ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

THE OFFICIAL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTERS AND NEWS 1993 EDITION.

RETAIL PRICE $11.95

 


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Part#: KAL108395
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


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Part#: KAL108160
REPAIR/OPERATING MANUAL
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