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Modeler's Spotlight Video -- Inside Cody's Office for March 2015

New model train products: Cripplebush Valley Models shale rubber rock casting, Precision Design Co. HO scale track joint bars, Rapido Trains HO scale VIA F40PH-2D diesel locomotives, Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale two-bay Center Flow hopper, DCC Projects and Applications from Kalmbach Books, Walthers HO scale GP30 diesel locomotive
Associate editor Cody Grivno runs new HO scale diesel locomotives on the Model Railroader staff's model train layout.
Get a sneak peek at two new HO scale diesel locomotives and other new HO and N scale model train products in this month's Cody's Office. The F40PH-2D from Rapido Trains features an ESU LokSound Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder and the GP30 from Walthers includes a SoundTraxx DCC decoder. Watch both run on the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy. Associate editor Cody Grivno will show you how to use prototype paperwork to design a more realistic model railroad. Cody also received some interesting viewer mail this month including questions about freight car eras, the location of the Model Railroader staff's club model train layout, and more.

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