My Library - Magazine Articles By Damian Kostron

Animation Follow-up

Magazine:
N-Scale 2001-05/06
Page:
30
Category:
Animated
Scale:
N
Description:
This article is a follow-up on the September/October 2000 issue on animating a semaphore. The Basic Stamp has been discontinued so this brief article describes what you need to change to use the Stamp from Parallax instead.

Duluth Missabe & Northern Roundhouse

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-01/02
Page:
56
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Scale:
N
Description:
The article includes prototype and model photos of the roundhouse the author built for his NTRAK module. It also includes scale drawings of the various key parts to allow modeling of this large structure.

Mini-Quad Couplers

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-07/08
Page:
38
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
N
Description:
Modifying Rapido couplers to create I-beam couplers to permanently couple ore cars. The prototype did it that way also. The article shows before, construction, and after photos.

Modifying a Caboose

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-03/04
Page:
46
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
N
Description:
Modeling a wood DM&IR caboose. Includes a scale drawing, prototype, and construction and finished model photos.

Semaphore Animation

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-09/10
Page:
64
Category:
Electronics
Description:
Using a Basic Stamp and a RC servo to intelligently control a semaphore. Includes parts list, hook-up photos, and a Pbasic program needed to control one semaphore.