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Modeler's Spotlight Video -- Inside Cody's Office for January 2018

New model trains this month: HO scale Thrall 4,727 carbon black covered hopper, Fox Valley Models N scale 4,750 cu. ft. three-bay covered hopper, Athearn HO scale EMD FP7 diesel locomotive, Building Vehicles for Model Railroads from Kalmbach Books, Peco Static grass products
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Associate editor Cody Grivno starts off 2018 down in the Model Railroader workshop where he demonstrates how to apply static grass scenery to a model railroad. He uses the new Peco static grass applicator and scenery products. You'll also see a selection of new HO and N scale locomotives and rolling stock. Viewer mail topics include: modeling Crandell cabs on Chicago & North Western locomotives, the origin of the HO Model Railroader Ortner hopper, classification lights on diesels, and information on modeling 1990s-era transloading operations.

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