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Two quick painting tips

Two quick painting tips

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Stuff We Use: Work smarter with a self healing cutting mat

Stuff We Use: Work smarter with a self healing cutting mat

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How to remove part seams on a plastic model

How to remove part seams on a plastic model

Model Railroader associate editor Cody Grivno shows how to use some handy tools to remove...

How to simulate nail holes

How to simulate nail holes

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How to pack up your model trains

How to pack up your model trains

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How to paint turnout points on model railroad track

How to paint turnout points on model railroad track

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How to use spray primer on plastic parts

How to use spray primer on plastic parts

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How to drybrush static grass for model railroad scenery

How to drybrush static grass for model railroad scenery

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How to surface your decals

How to surface your decals

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How to use suitcase connectors to wire your model train layout

How to use suitcase connectors to wire your model train layout

Model Railroader managing editor David Popp shows how to use insulation displacement (suitcase) connectors to...

How to add dust effects to locomotive models

How to add dust effects to locomotive models

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How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC)  part III: Feeder wires and system testing

How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC) part III: Feeder wires and system testing

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How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC)  part II: Bus wiring

How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC) part II: Bus wiring

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How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC) part I: Boosters and circuit breakers

How to wire a model train layout for Digital Command Control (DCC) part I: Boosters and circuit breakers

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How to work with light colored decals

How to work with light colored decals

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The Operators video special: Mail and express train car models

The Operators video special: Mail and express train car models

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