Model Railroading 1983 Spring Vol 13 #3 Weathering basics Flywheels Hay & straw
Model Railroading 1983 Spring Vol 13 #3 Weathering basics Flywheels Hay & straw

Model Railroading 1983 Spring Vol 13 #3 Weathering basics Flywheels Hay & straw

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Model Railroading 1983 Spring Vol 13 #3 Weathering basics Flywheels Hay & straw
 
Model Railroading 1983 Spring
CONTENTS
4 SMOOTH-PERFORMANCE... A CAN MOTOR FOR AHM'S U.S.R.A. LIGHT 2-8-2
Almost the performance of a brass import for less cost
7 DO FLYWHEELS REALLY IMPROVE MODEL LOCOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE?
We try two more; on a diesel and a steam locomotive
9 SCRATCHBUILDING PROJECT III: THE RAILROAD ICE HOUSE
Easier to build than most craftsman kits...
14 THE TRICK WAY TO INSTALL CAMPBELL'S SHINGLES
A real breakthrough in kit or scratch-building ease
16 LAYOUT TOUR I: DON HOWETH'S LIONEL EMPIRE
The stuff that dreams are made of... and it runs and runs
21 LAYOUT TOUR II: ARDEN WINESDORF'S HO SCALE SIERRA
A shortline through California's foothills
26 A LESSON IN MIRROR-IMAGE TRACK-PLANNING: THE HO SCALE SIERRA II
Including modules, Master Modules and the Timesaver
30 TRACK-PLANNING FOR N SCALE OPERATION (with HO scale plans)
Flow to make the changes needed for N scale track plans
34 DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP: BALDWIN S-12 on the Sierra Railroad
35 DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP: EMD F45 on the Santa Fe
36 FREIGHT CARS OF THE FIFTIES: 40-FT. DOUBLE-DOOR BOX CARS
Variations on McKean's HO or Kadee's N scale models 38 MAKIN' HAY (& straw)
Simple techniques for a scenery super-detail
41 LAYOUT TOUR III: MIKE MOORMANN'S N SCALE TIMESAVER MODULE
N scale the way it should be... in 16x48 inches
48 SCALE-SIZE RAIL AND FEWER DERAILMENTS IN N SCALE
Applying the breakthrough HO scale idea to N scale
54 PERFORMANCE TEST REPORT NO. 33: Hallmark N scale
SD40-2
56 PERFORMANCE TEST REPORT NO. 34: Model Power HO RS-11
58 PERFORMANCE TEST REPORT NO. 35: Mantua HO 2-6-6-2
articulated
60 MANTUA'S HO SCALE ARTICULATED - A CLOSER LOOK This is what HO scale modelers have wished for for 20-years.
61 THE PERFECT PROTOTYPE II: THE SIERRA'S EQUIPMENT The charm of this shortline extends to its engines and cars 67 ATLAS POWER FOR THE F4OPH
Installing "big can" power in a modern passenger diesel
72 KADEE COUPLERS FOR THE F4OPH
The easy way to fit Kadees to Life-Like or Bachmann engines
75 BETTER WAYS TO BUILD TRAIN MINIATURES (& ATHEARN & MDC) KITS
Applying some basic building where you'd least expect it
79 ONE STEP BEYOND... DECALS AND WEATHERING BASICS
Making custom-built models from TM, Athearn & MDC kits
81 AIR BRUSH PAINTING: PREPARING BRASS FOR PAINT The paint will really stick if you start here...
85 DEALER DIRECTORY
91 LETTERS
94 NEW LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING STOCK & ACCESSORIES
9x8-FEET
More model railroading in less space than you've ever seen
25 DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP: EMD SD9 as Southern Pacific No. 4365
26 DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP: EMD NW2 as Maryland & Pennsylvania No. 81
27 HOW-TO MAKE A TRACK PLAN A REALITY
The procedures to bring plans from paper to benchwork and beyond
31 BUILD OUR TRACK PLANS IN ANY SCALE
Every track plan we publish can be used in any scale; here's how
33 LAYOUT TOUR: DOUG IVERSON'S HO SCALE MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA
Three levels of layout to duplicate every siding on the Ma & Pa
41 HOW-TO WEATHER STRUCTURES (in full color)
Techniques to make any kit or scratch-built model realistic
43 SCRATCHBUILDING PROJECT VI: BUNK HOUSES AND "SNAP-OUT" WINDOWS
Building buildings can be as easy as breaking a toothpick
48 PAINTING PROFILES NO. 11: THE SANTA FE (AT&SF) COVERED HOPPER FLEET
Freight Cars of the Fifties that are still in use today
52 KIT CONVERSION: 47-FOOT COVERED HOPPER IN HO SCALE The simple way to build something you cannot buy
56 KIT CONVERSION: 34-FOOT COVERED HOPPER IN N SCALE
A just-as-simple way to build something else you cannot buy
58 THE WHOLE TRAIN, PART II: OPEN PLATFORM BAGGAGE
CARS
Making standard guage that looks like narrow gauge
62 KADEE COUPLERS & END DETAILS FOR MDC PASSENGER CARS
Adding couplers and more realistic platforms
65 DEALER DIRECTORY
71 NEW LOCOMOTIVES
72 NEW ROLLING STOCK 74 NEW ACCESSORIES

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