My Library - Magazine Articles By Scott Lupia

A Low Cost Milling Machine

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2013-06
Page:
75
Category:
Tools
Description:
The author describes how he converted his standard drill press into a pseudo milling machine, which might be good for the brief, occasional use.

Detailing a Model for an Operating Layout

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2012-01
Page:
81
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author provides tips on how to super-detail your locomotives, but yet still allow for longevity when those engines are used during operating sessions.

Detailing an NYS&W RS-1

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-04
Page:
52
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he detailed an Atlas model to represent the engine on the Susquehanna. He models summer time so the roof hatches and engine compartment doors are modeled open. The engine is heavily weathered. Includes 1950s prototype photos, and model photos, including construction. A parts list is also included.

Kitbashing a Erie-Lackawanna Caboose

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-05
Page:
72
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
N
Description:
The author takes an Athearn bay-window caboose to create a caboose for the EL.

Kitbashing an Erie Stillwell Coach in N Scale

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02
Page:
75
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
N
Description:
The author took Model Power heavyweight passenger cars and converted them into these uniquely-shaped cars for the Erie. One prototype photo and many model photos are included, as well as a materials list. No scaled drawings.

Kitbashing an Erie-Lackwanna GE U36C

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-03
Page:
53
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
N
Description:
The author describes how he modeled this engine from a Kato C30-7. Includes a prototype photo, and several construction photos, as well as a parts list.

Modeling Seaboard Coast Line E3/E6 No. 501

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2014-05
Page:
40
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he kit-bashed a Broadway Limited E6 A-unit. Includes a number of prototype photos, many construction photos, and a parts list.

The Basics of Metal Etching

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2014-05
Page:
50
Category:
Tools
Description:
This article expands on the first article of this issue, because the author needed to learn and experiment with metal etching. He shows how he went about it, and lists the tools he used.

When Good Engines Go Bad

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-10
Page:
48
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
Modeling a diesel with opened doors, which means modeling the actual motor (removing the model's mechanics). Includes some prototype photos and many model photos.