My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: MRR Tips & Tricks

Workshop

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-11
Page:
32
Author:
Jim Hediger
Description:
Discusses the fact that the prototype does use curved bridges, but tries to avoid them if possible. Covers how to add weights to N-scale cars. Which materials are needed to do cold casting?

Workshop

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-12
Page:
38
Author:
Jim Hediger
Description:
Drilling relatively large holes in thin styrene. Pros and cons of a lathe vs. a vertical mill. Completely removing flanges from middle wheels of long N-scale trucks. Dash 8 handrail sets. Sheet lead weights. Scrap bales using aluminum foil using the end of sockets to shape it. Storing models.

Workshop

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2006-09
Page:
32
Author:
Jim Hediger
Description:
Tips for kitbashed structure credibility. Using layout "junk" to breathe new life into models. Handy glue applicator. Weathering a PRR GG1. Finding a substitute paint for 410M line of paints.