My Library - Magazine Articles By Bill Pyper

Are Your Vehicles To Scale?

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 38, Number 2, April 2014
Page:
26
Category:
Automobiles
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes a handy grid card that can be used to quickly measure the wheelbase and track/tread width of S-scale vehicles to compare them against prototype measurements, to see if the model truly is to scale.

From the Conductor

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 38, Number 1, February 2014
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor of the Dispatch introduces his design idea of making the cover's text look like the font and style of a prototype railroad. Each issue will be different.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for Dispatch Authors

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 38, Number 2, April 2014
Page:
31
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:
The Dispatch editor, Bill Pyper, provides guidelines for how to write an article for possible publication in the Dispatch.

Scrap Building

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 38, Number 1, February 2014
Page:
28
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shows how he used some bottle caps and drip-irrigation pipefittings to make a structure for moving Soylent Green into tank cars on a siding.