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Codys Office Episode Index

Season 5

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    Scenic Express foam rocks
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    Motrak Models 100-ton twin hopper rock load
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    Micro-Trains 65-foot 100-ton log car
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    Tangent Models Pullman-Standard 2CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hoppers
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    Walthers Unites States Railroad Association 0-8-0 steam locomotive with DCC and sound
  • Modeling Tip
    Fading freight cars
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    What are the benefits of using one track code over another?
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    How do I store stripwood efficiently?
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    What's the name of the yellow tool to apply CA to a model?
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    What type of board is used when showing the models?
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    Rivarossi/Hornby HO two-truck Heisler with DCC sound
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    Broadway Limited Imports Paragon2 EMD NW2 switcher
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    Kato USA N scale mid-production EMD SD40-2
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    Walthers Mainline HO Scale 50-foot coal gondola for scrap service
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    Athearn Genesis HO scale 57-foot mechanical reefer with DCC sound
  • Modeling Tip
    Cutting and staining strip wood for model railroad projects
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    How can I model wires between HO scale buildings?
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    In last month's episode: Does it matter how long I cut the dowell for the alligator clip parts holder?
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    How do you wire a model railroad so that you can use two DC power packs?
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    What's the best way to attach figures to a layout?
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    Have any Baltimore & Ohio EM-1 2-8-8-4 steam locomotives been preserved?
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    Who's in the photo over Cody's shoulder?
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    Blair Line HO and N scale Yard/Hiway wood kit
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    Athearn N scale 52-foot mill gondola
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    Woodland Scenics HO scale Mo Skeeters Bait & Tackle Shop
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    Atlas O PS-4427 low-side covered hopper
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    WalthersProto Proto 2000 HO scale EMD GP20 diesel locomotive
  • Modeling Tip
    Make your own painting jig
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    What material does the Model Railroader staff use for layout fascia?
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    Do you have any recommendations for books about getting started with Digital Command Control (DCC)?
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    Does Kalmbach publish any book about modeling a locomotive roundhouse and turntable?
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    Are any of the locomotives on the Model Railroader staff's club layout, the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy, sound equipped?
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    Looking for an overview of the trackside propane plant on the Model Railroader staff's club layout, the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy
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    Book "19 East, Copy Three" by Dave Sprau and Steve King, published by Operations SIG
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    Kato/Faller N scale suburban station kit
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    Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale FMC 5077 single-door boxcars
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    Bachmann Trains HO scale DCC-equipped Hi-Rail truck
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    Sunset Models HO scale Northern Pacific Z-8 Challenger 4-6-6-4
  • Modeling Tip
    How to use a Timberline Scenery Tree kit
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    Where can I find Hydrocal?
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    When can we see The Canadian train set run on the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy?
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    Thanks to Cody for switching to a soft wood pointer!
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    When was the Wisconsin Steel & Iron scene on the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy covered in Model Railroader magazine?
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    OO Gauge Connection HO scale Ballast King model railroad ballast spreader

  • Kato USA N scale SD40-2
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    Tangent Scale Models HO scale PS-2 4000 covered hopper
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    Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Pennsylvania RR T1
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    Rapido Trains HO scale The Canadian passenger train set
  • Modeling Tip
    Cutting etched-metal parts
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    How do you select the correct texture and color for model railroad ballast?
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    Who makes the HO scale depot featured in the Athearn GP38-2 product review video?
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    Does the new Athearn Genesis GP38-2 come with 1.5V bulbs or light-emitting diodes?
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    How did you get the boxcar in the opening credits to roll down the hill without derailing?
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    Classic Metal Works HO scale 1954 Scenicruiser Bus
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    Kato USA N scale EMD SD9043MAC
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    Preiser (distributed by Walthers) HO scale Ford Transit Taxi and figures
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    Athearn Genesis HO scale Missouri Pacific EMD GP38-2
  • Modeling Tip
    Using Woodland Scenics Scenic Cement and clear sytrene to add non-permanent figures to a model railroad
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    What color did the Model Railroader staff use for the fascia on the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy?
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    Who made the HO scale Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DME) hopper that Cody used for the Step by Step column in the April 2013 Model Railroader?
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    How can I view past episodes of Cody's Office?
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    Woodland Scenics HO scale Deuce's Bike Shop
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    Model Rectifier Corp. EMD 645E drop-in Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder
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    Flex-i-file Lifecolor Dust and Rust Diorama Set acrylic paints
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    Fox Valley Models N scale Milwaukee Road 50' ribbed-side boxcars
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    Athearn Trains Genesis Series HO scale Soo Line GP9 diesel locomotive
  • Modeling Tip
    Model railroad track cleaning options
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    How do you secure ballast with wet water and matte medium, and do you prefer wet water or isopropyl alcohol for scenery work?
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    What's the formula for figuring out the correct weight for HO scale rolling stock?
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    Digital Command Control (DCC) model railroad power supply questions
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    Is the Walthers HO scale Budd RDC car DCC ready?
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    Atlas O First-response vehicles
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    Central Valley Models HO scale Northern Pacific flatcar plastic kit
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    BLMA N scale TRINcool refrigerator car with new Thermo King reefer unit
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    Tangent Scale Models HO scale flatcar
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    Kato USA N scale EMD NW2 diesel switcher
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    Walthers WalthersProto HO scale Budd Rail Diesel Car (RDC)
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    FLEX-I-FILE detail brushes
  • Modeling Tip
    Demonstration of CraftOptics Telescopes and light, a combination of prescription glasses and magnifier
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    Can I use thinned white paint to weather a red hopper?
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    How will Model Railroader Video Plus affect Cody's Office and the other Model Railroader magazine subscriber extras?
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    Summit USA HO scale highway signs and decals

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    Walthers HO scale 50-foot coal gondola

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    Fox Valley Models N scale Baltimore & Ohio wagontop boxcar

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    Classic Metal Works N scale GMC TDH 3610 bus

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    Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Alco RS-11 diesel-electric locomotive

  • Modeling Tip
    Adding metal weights to model railroad rolling stock models using Scotch indoor self-adhesive mounting tabs
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    Which recent issue of Model Railroader had a feature about how to weather diesel locomotives?
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    What locomotive and cars were used on the Model Railroader staff's HO scale Virginian Ry. project model train layout?
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    Is Kato going to do an EMD F40PH locomotive in N scale in the Metra paint scheme?
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    Please show the illuminated number boxes from the Kato N scale F40PH from the last Cody's Office episode.
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    ExactRail N scale Thrall 2743 gondola

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    Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale C&O style caboose

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    Century Foundry HO scale forklift dock plates

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    Tangent Scale Models HO scale PS-2CD covered hopper

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    Kato USA N scale EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive

  • Modeling Tip
    Installing locomotive number boards with scenic cement
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    What's the paint scheme for a Union Pacific Railroad scale test car?
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    How many GP9s did the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad have on its roster?
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    What happens to intermodal containers once they're offloaded from a ship, and what types of businesses receive the containers?
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    Are the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy switcher and rock hoppers featured in the September 2012 Model Railroader going to be featured in the next Model Railroader project layout?
  • Interviews
    Model Railroader associate editor Cody Grivno interviews Jonathan Meador from Piko America, LLC. Piko manufactures large scale model railroading products.
  • Special Feature
    Demonstration of new Piko large scale steam locomotive sound system
  • Special Show Theme
    National Train Show 2012 report part 3
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    National Train Show 2012 report featuring Kato, Bachmann Trains, SoundTraxx, MTH Electric Trains, Digitrax, Bar Mills Scale Model Works
  • Special Show Theme
    National Train Show report part 1, featuring Walthers, Atlas Model Railroad Co., Athearn Trains, QSI Solutions, ExactRail
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    Fox Valley Models N scale Milwaukee Road rib-side caboose
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    Kato USA HO scale EMD SD9043 diesel locomotive
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    Con-Cor HO scale Pennsylvania RR MP54 MU coach
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    Preiser HO scale city bus with figures
  • Modeling Tip
    Using heat-shrink tubing for model railroad wiring projects
  • Special Feature
    Cody visits the National Model Railroad Association Thousand Lakes Region 2012 Convention in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Searails Precision Scale Models PowerMax powered truck for Nn3 and Z scale

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    Woodland Scenics HO scale backhoe with figures

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    Classic Metal Works HO scale 1953 Ford Customline station wagon

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    Deluxe Innovations N scale 48-foot smooth-side containers

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    Micro-Mark bending machine

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    Walthers HO scale Dinner Belle excursion train
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    Kato USA N scale Maxi-I well cars

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    Kato USA N scale Conrail Bicentennial GG1

  • Modeling Tip
    How to attach painted plastic parts on a model
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    Where can I find Green Bay & Western decals?
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    When working with plaster cloth for model railroad scenery, is it better to work in small strips or one long strip?
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    Where can I find Virginian Ry. hoppers and locomotive models?
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    Correction: The model of Hansen Storage on the HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy model railroad is actually based on a prototype structure located on U.S. highway 45, not Interstate highway 45.
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    What class of steam locomotive was used in the Lee Marvin movie "The Emperor of the North?"
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    What kind of tank cars were common in the late 1980s and mid 1990s?
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    Woodland Scenics HO scale windmills

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    Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Coalveyor bathtub gondola

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    ExactRail HO scale Berwick 7327 boxcar

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    Eastern Seaboard Models N scale Pennsylvania RR class X58 50-foot boxcar

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    Walthers HO scale Pullman Standard transition baggage-dormitory for Santa Fe El Capitan
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    Micro-Mark 1" x 24" pre-cut cardboard scenery strips for all scales

  • Modeling Tip
    How to use cardboard strips for a model railroad scenery base
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    Who makes the HO scale car shown in the closing credits?
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    Richard Little wrote in to tell us that his father, Howard Little, was Mr. Kalmbach's helper shown in the photo that inspired the scene on the HO scale Beer Line that's used in the closing credits.
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    How does the track scale on the Model Railroader staff's HO scale Virginian Ry. work?
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    What do you do with the end of the track bus wires when you wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC)?
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    How long can you keep an unopened bag of Hydrocal?
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    What color were stop signs in the 1950s? Red or yellow?
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    What was the basis for the industry (Hansen's Storage) shown at 10:55 in the last episode?
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    Kato USA N scale EMD SD90/43 diesel locomotive
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    Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Thrall 4750 covered hopper
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    Woodland Scenics HO scale people, pigs, and pedestrians figure packs for model railroads
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    JTT Products/Model Rectifier Corp. HO scale orange trees
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    Bachmann Trains HO scale Sound Value Alco 2-6-0 steam locomotive with Digital Command Control (DCC) sound
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    Micro-Mark Bottom Side Creeper
  • Modeling Tip
    Keeping molds level
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    What's a good air pressure for airbrushing with an air compressor?
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    Where can I purchase a moisture trap for an air compressor?
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    Cody gives a shout out to a fan's little brother
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    What's with the mini Christmas tree in the Model Railroader workshop?
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    Are there any segments about airbrushing available on the Model Railroader website?
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    If I didn't receive my issue of Model Railroader, how can I get a copy?
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    How can I get a Cody's Office boxcar?
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    Woodland Scenics Rail Tracker track cleaning kit for N and HO scales and 3-rail O gauge

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    Kato USA N scale Amtrak GE P42 locomotive

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    Bar Mills HO scale Crown Crate Co. wood structure kit

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    Piko large scale 2-6-0 Rio Grande steam locomotive

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    MTH Electric Trains HO scale Alco PA A/B diesel locomotive set

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    Eastern Seaboard Models White Tower Restaurant rapid prototyping kit in N scale
  • Viewer Mail
    Has Model Railroader ever missed an issue?
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    Who makes the HO scale DM&E diesel locomotives featured on the cover of the April 2012 Model Railroader?
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    Who makes the through-truss bridge on the HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy featured in the opening credits?
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    Is the TLDX covered hopper shown in front of Kalmbach feeds on the Wisconsin & Southern HO scale model railroad an Athearn Trains Blue Box kit?
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    Who makes the caboose kit featured in the previous show's modeling tip?
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    What motor would fit an Alco models HO scale brass Alco RSD-12?
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    How do I hook up an airbrush to a portable air compressor?
  • Modeling Tip
    Model Railroader associate editor Cody Grivno shows you how to connect an airbrush to a portable air compressor.
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    Con-Cor HO scale New Haven Comet articulated train set

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    Atlas HO scale New Haven NE-6 caboose

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    Monroe Models HO scale Soo Line Eden Valley depot

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    Athearn Trains FMC N scale double-door 50-foot boxcar

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    Piko large scale curved turnout with code 332 rail

  • Modeling Tip
    Tapping screw holes
  • Viewer Mail
    Does G-S Hypo Cement have model railroading applications?
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    Tips for making a model railroad turnout DCC friendly
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    Is there a way for model railroaders to make their own realistic coal loads?
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    What programs does Model Railroader use to design the track plans found in the magazine?
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    What is the large console in the Model Railroader workshop that was shown in the last episode?
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