During this month’s Track Talk Live, Leah and Doug announced Model Railroad Academy’s new community gallery. We want to see your layout! Show off your work with the Model Railroad Academy community by sharing photos of your layout.
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TRACK TALK LIVE: November 2017
Check out the recap of our monthly Track Talk Live with model railroad expert and long-time train enthusiast Doug Hodgdon. Doug answers your model railroad questions live on the air in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A.Watch Now >>
Track Talk Live: October 2016
October’s Track Talk Live with Steve Doyle and Doug Hodgdon continued to field model railroad questions from as far away as New Zealand, Australia and Ireland regarding intermodal modeling – an exciting niche in the “world’s greatest hobby.” There were also several questions on construction materials for mountains, waterfalls and roads, as well as building…Watch Now >>
Track Talk Live: December 2016
December’s Track Talk Live with Doug Hodgdon and Steve Doyle was the final installment of 2016, and featured many questions regarding paint stripping, basic track design and electrical hookups, selling vintage post-war trains, adding DCC to engines and best materials for creating mountains. MRA members and live Track Talk Live viewers from around the world…Watch Now >>
TRACK TALK LIVE: March 2018
Check out the recap of our monthly Track Talk Live with model railroad expert and long-time train enthusiast Doug Hodgdon. Doug answers your model railroad questions live on the air in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A. Click here to buy matte medium.Watch Now >>
I want to get back into my N scale design what is a proper degree to go uphill to keep from having engine slip or no want to go. Im limited on room so up was a way to go
Do you know how to thin the artist’s acrylic paints (i.e. Artist’s Loft brand) for use in an airbrush? I’ve heard that this can be done and I’ve tried to thin the paint with 70% alcohol, but I can’t seem to get the right consistency.
Hi Dave. I haven’t had much luck using thinned acrylic artist paints for airbrushing. I recommend you try Scalecoat II.
Douglas-Model Railroad Academy
Ticket 27322 Question for session: I’ve heard about a new NMRA “animation” standard being developed. Is there anything posted yet or ways industry can contribute/cooperate?