My Library - Magazine Articles By Gerry Evans

A Ravishing Corpse - Almost

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Winter
Page:
19
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
A problem with the decals spurred the author on to take a unique direction in the purpose of this structure, to make it into a recycling center. The article includes many additional photos of the finished product.

Bike Shop - Post Office

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #1 February
Page:
10
Category:
Structures
Scale:
S
Description:
Using a Banta Modelworks kit that is no longer available, the author shows how he builds hydrocal structures. The article covers walls, brick, concrete, stonework, decals, windows, and doors.

Build A Standard-Gauge Auxiliary Water/Crane-Tender Car Part 1

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-02/03
Page:
18
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Scale:
S
Description:
A pure scratchbuilding article, this installment starts with the construction of a flat car base. A details parts list is included, as well as scaled drawings and construction diagrams.

Build A Standard-Gauge Auxiliary Water/Crane-Tender Car Part 2

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
35
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Scale:
S
Description:
This last installment covers the construction of the superstructure, and the painting and applying of decals.

Building Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2013 #3 June
Page:
18
Category:
Electronics
Scale:
S
Description:
The author provides a detailed guide for how to add exterior lighting to structures, to liven up the scenes.

Creating a 72-foot Circus Stock Car

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-11/12
Page:
18
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author kitbashed two Scenery Unlimited 40-foot circus stock cars into this model.

History Lesson Wabash Valley F3 A&B Units

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
The author recollects the history of these two engines, from how they were manufactured, to how they were detailed, to how they changed hands over the years. Includes several photos of the two units.

Light Up Vehicles For More Fun

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2004-03/04
Page:
18
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he strips down a Racing Champions car, redecorates it, and installs fiber optics to simulate headlights.

Populating the AM Models GG-1

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #6 December
Page:
12
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shows how he scratchbuilt the interior, with figures, for the American Models GG-1.

Product Review Double Feature

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Structures
Scale:
S
Description:
Gerry reviews the NASG Brick Building and the Smoky Mountain Model Works GE 77-tonner engine. Both are new kits.

Product Review: "Forest City Welding"

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Winter
Page:
9
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A review and some construction notes for this kit.

Schlep Boys Army-Navy Surplus Store

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2014-01/02
Page:
17
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he kit-bashed the Bar Mills Majestic Hardware (Kit #0943) to create the Schlep Boys Army-Navy Surplus Store. He used a lot of 1:72 military parts and kits.

St. Louis Gets An S Gauge Department-Store Christmas Layout

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #1 February
Page:
24
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
This article is about how the American Flyer S Gaugers of the St. Louis Area (AFSGSLA) built an S-scale layout for Famous-Barr Department Stores in their Famous-Barr's downtown St. Louis location. It consisted of 4 loops of 300 feet total on three levels. Includes two photos.

Trainstuff LLC's Williamson's Warehouse

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2005 #3 June
Page:
16
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
Gerry reviews and describes how he built the kit.