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Secure Ordering Online

Thank you for considering an investment in my e-book “The Definitive Guide To Model Trains” and the free bonuses which are included with it. If you’ve never ordered anything online before, there are a few things I‘d like to explain: We use a secure payment processor called Pay Pal. Security – When you click the “order…

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about The Definitive Guide To Model Trains 1.  If I have built a model train layout and have some experience will The Definitive Guide To Model Trains help me? The Definitive Guide To Model Trains was written for the beginner in mind and will encourage a beginner to take up this wonderful…

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How To Install A Decoder

A key component to Digital Command Control is the mobile decoder.  This is the means by which the DCC system communicates with each locomotive on your layout.  With that said, it is then necessary for each engine or locomotive to have a decoder. In the past very few decoders were factory installed, which is not…

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Adjusting Model Train Track Work

If you are an experienced model railroader you already know that keeping your track clean is only part of the battle for keeping your trains running.  It is essential that you maintain your track to certain tolerances to both gauge and surface for your trains to routinely run smoothly and trouble free.  Because of the…

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Painting Model Trains

For all of the various topics experienced model railroaders have written about model trains, painting model trains has clearly received the least amount of attention.  Although this is a topic which hasn’t been completely neglected, a quick search online will certainly end in disappointment. In fact, any writing about this topic should include information about…

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Weathering Freight Cars

It isn’t difficult to understand that after purchasing a brand new bright and shiny freight car, that many model railroaders may be less than enthusiastic about making it look like it has run over thousands of miles of railroad.  Arguments may even be presented by some that more than one pristine in appearance freight car…

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N Scale Model Trains Will Fit Anywhere!

When you first enter the world of model trains, you hear conversations being exchanged between hobbyist that are at the very least, both confusing and intimidating. Hobbyist easily talk about scales and gauges as though they were part of everyday conversations. If you have a passion for model trains, and an interest in N scale…

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Roco Model Trains-A Historical Overview

The history of Roco model trains doesn’t actually begin as one might expect. The company is a relatively new company when compared to others in the model railroading industry, and was founded by Ing.  Heinz Rössler and his wife in 1960. The motivation to start this company was based on an extremely healthy economy throughout…

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G Scale Model Trains

The name G scale is frequently associated with the term “garden railroading, and the reason for this is because not only are the G scale model trains some of the largest in the group of model train scales, but this scale is often selected for outdoor railroading. In fact, the G scale model train is…

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