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Site seeing – March 08 – The making it aged edition

As the author makes note of on his website: “Styrene when used to represent wood in the model world eliminates the limitations of wood. Wood has its own grain and color. Styrene is a blank palette which can be manipulated“. I … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 06 – the Lumberjack edition

They’re something that we’ve all seen, and make the models we build better for being in the background to provide a place anchor or the foreground as a load. But making them is not as simple as it seems. Today’s … Continue reading

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Kidney stones – I must have rocks in my head

Wednesday morning, 1:00 AM and a call to the ambulance because I thought my appendix had ruptured. Unfortunately I was not that lucky. The result, after 3 days in the hospital, is I’m stabilised, but have further surgery to get … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 5

It’s O scale day! And today there are resources everywhere. One of the best modellers out there today, in O scale, is Mike Cougill. Mike’s been a railroad modeller for over 40 years and been actively involved in the hobby … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 3

I’ve said it before that I love the Internet – when I need information on a specific locomotive or car I can find it at a moments notice. Site 1: The Diesel Detailer One of the best US focused locomotive … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 2

Yesterday I focused on David Ballie’s Victorian Railways scratchbuilding site. In keeping with that theme (and who knows March may end up being the month of scratchbuilding and kitbashing – scratchbashing anyone?). Site 1: Peter’s Model Railroading In the scratchbashing vein … Continue reading

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