The Update Show! It’s been a while and here’s what’s been happening!
-Intro -The Housatonic -3D Printing -Branchline: Old Bernie Footage! -The Milleville Branch II
Getting the Most From DC Layouts – with Larry Eggering
Sometimes going to DCC is just not practical- or it just may not be what we want to do; either way there’s a lot of options we have and Uncle Larry is here to discuss it with us.
Craig Bisgeier is our honored guest this show!
Brief Update- I’ve moved! More to follow!
Roundhouse: Craig’s Car Forwarding
-what it does
-vs switch list
-commodity needs dictating carload needs
Bernie joins us to talk about his new book “Waterfront Terminals And Operations”, we cover a lot and yet there’s so much more in his book!
Crew Lounge- Craig and Tim got nuttin’ … but Bernie does! Updates on his Aquia Line, and POLA Op Session
-Intro to the book and concept
Branchline: Bernie talks about the movers and unloaders of the cargo world; Cranes, Barneys, Hullet Unloaders, etc.
-POLA (Port of LA)
End Notes: Bernie talks about some of the parts you can get from Alkem and gives hints to his next book
Toni joins Craig and Tim to talk about his track laying and building in N scale- and more!
Crew Updates: Craig and Tim
Roundhouse: Toni discusses:
-N Scale Free Mo
-Laying N Scale Track
-N Scale Tolerances
-N Scale State of the Union
-Handlaying Turnouts in N
Check out his Youtube Channel!
Ron Klaiss joins Craig Bisgeier and Timothy Harrison to talk about his Narrow Gauge Layout under construction, mountain scenery, trees, and more!
Intro- Time and Craig give their updates
Introducing Ron and his RR
-modeling using unique rock forms
-doing LOTS of trees
-joining the NMRA
-getting the youth involved
-Tim’s PRSL layout update
-Bob updates us on the MARPM
Roundhouse: Bob talks planning for passengers
-chosing a prototype
-Utilizing Armstrong’s book
-Planning your radii
-Understanding all that passenger trains do
-Planning for stations
John Gardiner IV joins us on the show after so four years since he did some producing for Ryanb Andersen
-The “Silent” Years
-John re-enters the Hobby
-Mistakes learned from
-Important Goals and Standards
Also check out John’s own podcast “A Beginners Guide to Model Railroading” on iTunes!
We get caught up with Jim Lincoln and all his projects- of which the featured for the roundhouse is a new proto 48 module inspired by observing an o scale modular layout.
Jim goes through the history, his planning, and challenges of building this new project. Please use links in comment section.
With Bernie Kempinski, Craig Bisgeier, and Rob Hinkle
Crew Lounge- updates with Tim and Bernie
Talking Terminals with Bernie, modeling a break bulk terminal may be easier.
Observations about the terminals and Bernie’s new book
Tim’s trip to Bernie’s
Forced Perspective and how and where to use it
Afterward: Craig and Rob join us to give updates and talk a little about the Malvern RPM