• Parts depot

    Posted January 14 by George <gem |:) Metzger

       I've been away for along time and you folks that asked me to join or become friends, l wasn't ignoring you. I apologize.  I was wondering if the fellow who started this site would be interested in starting a parts depot. A place where members could trade, buy parts that they hav...

  • My second free downloadable Calendar for 2015: Colorado Narrow

    Posted October 30, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Just like my US-Diesel calendar, here comes the one for the narrow gauge and steam buffs. I like to share my free downloadable calendar available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (r...

  • My new free downloadable Calendar 2015: US-Diesel in Action

    Posted October 29, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Same procedure as last year! I like to share my free downloadable calender available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (railroads, real and model and cardmodeling). The calendar i...

  • How did you make HO scale honeybees?

    Posted April 17, 2014 by Joseph Antosiak

    The HO layout at the Baltimore Society of Model Engineers was about 55 feet long, with a city at one end, farms and small towns in the middle, and wooded mountains at the other end. One year I added a set of four bears --one standing next to a tree with one arm raised, one standing on all fours, and...

  • N scale Lukas sawmill

    Posted April 8, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    G'day all,This is my first kit, it's a JV Models, N scale Lukas sawmill.Opening the kit I found that I had many scale size boards, so taking my downsize  pill I took up my hammer and nails and got to work, LOL.I have found that here in Australia the worst thing in modelling logging is that we&n...

  • Spreader-bar loading

    Posted April 6, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    This is another way to load logs, hope some find these interesting. Jeff.

  • Guy - Line Loader

    Posted April 2, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    This is also used for loading logs. Jeff

  • Heel-boom Loader

    Posted March 30, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    This is a diagram of a Heel-boom loader used to load  logs in logging camps among the tall trees, thought some here might find it useful or interesting. Jeff

  • homemade cork strip cutter

    Posted March 29, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    homemade cork strip cutter I came across this very easily made cutter whilst tripping across the net, thought that some might like to view this video.Regards Jeff.https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/CJbMdUyoUTE?fs=1&hl=en_US

  • Remote Controlled Loco Signs

    Posted March 6, 2014 by Arthur Houston

    Signs for your use.    http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/17150