No much of an update, really, except that to show that the little T-Trak layout is coming along, albeit slowly. I've had to shift gears for a few days to take care of some commitments with my band, but I should be able to get back to work in earnest on Sunday. What I have … Continue reading T-Trak Update 2-21-19
I finished up building the T-Trak module frames yesterday, and started finalizing the track layout. I decided that I wanted to not have any of the switching tracks spill over into the end-cap, which would necessitate having an extra module when the layout is included in group setups. The result is a shorter run-around, and … Continue reading T-Trak Layout Update
A few years ago, I wrote about a scenery product called True Scene. To re-cap, it's a fibrous material that you mix with water and slather on your layout to give some scenic form and as a base coat for your scenery. This past weekend, I decided to give it a try, as I have … Continue reading True Scene Trials … and Tribulations
There've been lots of developments recently, though not many on the railroad itself. Here's a brief over view: New Modules I know I said a few weeks back that if I never saw another module again, it would be too soon. With that said, a few of us are hot and heavy into developing a new, simplified … Continue reading Recent Developments
Again, it's been some time since I last posted. It's been busy, and there's not been a huge amount of time for actually working on the layout or playing with model trains. Which is a bummer. With that said, I've been busy with a couple of projects. Cool Controls for Turnouts First, I've been working … Continue reading Various Updates
You may have noticed that I have "cancelled" the Great Scale Model Train Show. Of course, the show in Timonium is still happening, and I'm still going to be there. However, my Corinna section will be staying home. There just wasn't enough time to get things done enough. Never fear! Corinna will be back on … Continue reading Not Gonna Make It!
I spent the past weekend at the Great Scale Model Train Show in Timonium. As planned, I took Corinna for the On30 modular setup, and everything worked a treat! My modules ran well, and were a subject of much curiosity and discussion. There are more pictures at the MADmodules site. I also went a little … Continue reading GSMTS 2/11 Update