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Greg Elmassian’s Technical Tips Site

One of the regulars on MyLargeScale.com that is always ready and willing to jump in with helpful advice is Greg Elmassian. Greg has a Web site that is chock full of helpful information on Large Scale trains in the form … Continue reading

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Bachmann Log Cars – Improving the Look

Bachmann makes a simple, reasonably priced log car. The problem with it is its “toy” look due to the shiny plastic paint job and the decidedly toy-like fake plastic logs that come with it. Here you see a new log … Continue reading

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Bachmann (Coal) Tender – Improving the Look

In a recent article I described how I detailed the tender from a Bachmann Annie (Anniversary Edition engine) by removing the plastic wood load and replacing it with real wood. The Annie tenders (and Big Haulers too for that matter) … Continue reading

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Scale – Who Makes What

Large scale modeling is awash in many different scale trains that all run on G-Gauge track. Early on I was always confused about who made what scale and occasionally purchased something that did not look right when placed next to … Continue reading

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