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Andy Dorsch: Ceiling Wars

10/22/2018
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What happens when a century-old house that’s going to become home to one of the greatest model railroads ever built, has a low ceiling and a furnace that could easily rival the “clinker” from Christmas Story. This is a story of one man’s struggle to single-handedly change the appearance of his basement ceiling. ”Straightball” discusses all the options he’s explored and reveals what some of the early results of his efforts have produced. In the end you’ll surely realize as I do that when...

Duration:01:47:25

AML Product News October 19, 2018

10/19/2018
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Looking for a new book to read, Northern Pacific refrigerator cars are on your wish list, Budd cars and trivia questions keep you awake at night?? It’s all right here during the fastest five minutes in model railroading with Model Railroad News Tony Cook. Spanning the globe to bring you the most important news of the day and keep you more informed than a air traffic controller at Chicago’s busy Midway Airport eating a Philly cheese steak.

Duration:00:06:30

Episode 108: Joe Desmond

10/15/2018
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I know what you’re thinking, what would it be like to model the Conrail Railroad in Central New Jersey in the year 1988?? Well you’re in luck, thanks to a thorough investigation by our crack staff (Peter Borcherds) we’ve discovered Conrail is alive and well in N scale. Joe has done a marvelous job of modeling and documenting his journey building a quality model railroad intended for operations. With over 3000 YouTube subscribers, the scenery started and major construction complete it makes...

Duration:01:40:49

Proto Throttle is Born

10/8/2018
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It’s the most realistic throttle for operating model railroad diesel locomotives with controls that feel and perform just like the prototype. At least that’s what I was told but once we got our hands on this product we were convinced. Scott Thornton had an idea and the boys at Iowa Scaled Engineering decided to make his dreams a reality. This is a behind the scenes look at how it all began with comments from some of the operators who were amongst the first to take this amazing product out...

Duration:01:48:59

AML Product News October 5th

10/6/2018
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Spanning the globe to bring you the latest news in the world of model railroading, our own Tony Cook has travelled thousands of miles at his own expense to keep us all up to date. Accurail’s special Trainfest release, Broadway Limited’s newest N scale locomotive, Menard’s exclusive train sets from Bachmann, Precision Design’s newest decals, upcoming train shows, it’s all here in one convenient package. Don’t forget to check out the latest Model Railroad News and enjoy!!

Duration:00:06:08

Episode 107: Robert Frascella

10/1/2018
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What does a guy from Boston, Massachusetts and a guy from Green Bay, Wisconsin have in common? Not much until they found out they were the only two guys in S scale. It’s another great example of how this hobby brings people from all walks of life together. A locomotive engineer from CN and a civil engineer with the career spanning over four decades have created a great friendship based on model railroading. Plus, we learned that if you spend enough time in a Wendy’s restaurant you can get...

Duration:01:52:02

Memories of Stewart

9/24/2018
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Duration:01:49:35

Episode 106: Rob Arsenault

9/17/2018
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WeatherMyTrains.com is a website I hadn’t even heard of until just shortly before it was suggested that the owner would make an excellent interview for the podcast. With a worldwide customer base that is steadily growing Rob is a fine artist with more than 40 years experience producing aviation art, rail art and more recently quality weathering on model railroad locomotives and cars. With a PhD from the school of “Hard Knocks” the goal is to make today’s premium find scale models even...

Duration:01:50:11

Kelly Questions - Jerry Britton

9/10/2018
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Still trying to decide between crunchy and smooth peanut butter, your router keeps giving you different directions to your bedroom, Alexa refuses to play any of your favorite Kiss Cover band songs. We can’t help with any of that but we can help you become comatose as you listen to Jerry Britton try his hand at answering the Kelly questions. Enjoy.

Duration:00:46:53

Product News September 7th.

9/7/2018
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Spanning the globe to keep you informed of the latest developments in model railroading. Tony Cook editor of model railroad news once again has tirelessly searched out all the new products that you need to know about. Enjoy !!!

Duration:00:07:36

Episode 105: Greg Javonillo

9/3/2018
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Our next guest typifies what this hobby is all about. I met Greg at the Amherst train show in Springfield, Massachusetts. I was standing outside Jim Sacco’s City Classics booth when he walked up and introduced himself. He was in his mid 30s, enthusiastic, cheerful, spoke right up and before I knew it we were having a very pleasant conversation because we’re model railroaders I’d never met. Originally from the north east he’s now a full-time resident in New Orleans and he gave us a very good...

Duration:01:30:18

ViewerPosts Vacation Cruise #22

8/27/2018
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Almost fell off your chair when you discovered the shape of a Pringles potato chip is actually a hyperbolic paraboloid instead of being fashioned after Roy Rogers favorite saddle. You’ve decided the best way to get rich is to open a McDonald’s on the one continent they have yet to conquer. When you’re not deep in thought and you need something to stimulate your brain we have no idea how to help you but we can make the next ninety minutes of your life a complete waste of time simply by...

Duration:01:37:52

AML Product News August 24th-2018

8/24/2018
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Are you ready? Once again it’s time for all the news that is the news as we search the globe for all the latest model railroad scuttlebutt carefully analyzed, scrutinized, examined and dissected by are very own Tony Cook editor of the Model Railroad News. Tony has driven mile after mile in his 1995 Pearl Red Cadillac Eldorado looking for the most important pieces of information you need to create at classic Chicago and Northwestern “Marsh Line” layout. Enjoy !!

Duration:00:07:12

Episode 104: Kaylee Zheng

8/20/2018
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I’ve heard the name Kaylee Zheng for a few years now, so when we finally met at this year’s Springfield Show it seemed obvious she needed to be introduced to all the AML listeners. Her clinics about using cell phone speakers producing quality sound in scale locomotives are already legendary. She originally moved to the Hartford, Connecticut area to support her beloved Whalers of the NHL only to find out they’d left decades earlier. When she’s not working on the latest decoder install or...

Duration:01:27:10

Mid-Atlantic RPM

8/13/2018
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RPM meats are becoming more and more popular and the Mid-Atlantic one is no different. Started just a few short years ago in 2013 this meet has become one of the more imprtant ones on the East Coast, catering to advanced modelers interested and staying faithful to their prototype. Well-known model railroad author Bernie Kempinski tells us about two days of clinics, displays, networking and camaraderie. There’s lots to do and see with specialized vendors, a great time will be had by all. So...

Duration:01:15:17

Episode 103: Blaine Hadfield

8/5/2018
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After years in a hobby building quality models for ExactRail, Blaine Hatfield has decided to strike out on his own for a brand-new company called Arrowhead Models. This interview was done after Blaine and his family moved to Sheridan, Wyoming before announcing plans for his new company. As always he was a great interview with lots of insight into the hobby which I’m sure you will enjoy.

Duration:01:47:30

AML Product News August 3rd

8/3/2018
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Spanning the globe to bring you the latest in model railroad news is your favorite magazine editor Tony Cook. Ever wondered which railroad purchased the most GP-9’s, are you curious to find out the latest offering from Walthers or if there’s a train show coming to a town near you?? All this and more is right here on the latest addition of product news. So get yourself a big glass of grease remover, a bowl of shredded battery cables and enjoy!!

Duration:00:05:43

Conversations With Bruce #4

7/30/2018
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Feeling left out, your imaginary friend just stole your imaginary girlfriend. Well you’re in luck because Bruce wants to have a conversation and all of us here at AML world headquarters went out for coffee and forgot to tell Superfan #1. This is your chance to bond with the creator of the “Kelly Questions” and find out how to become the president of your club. So get yourself a big bowl of shredded business cards, a steaming hot mug of Eye Vee fluid and enjoy!!

Duration:01:27:49

Just a Meaningless Show

7/23/2018
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Ever wonder what the guys talk about when the record button hasn’t been turned on?? Well now’s your chance to find out. Estate auctions, speeders with turntables, Suydam Models, the June issue of Model Railroad News, RS-11’s, trade tariffs and Mystery shirt guy. These are just a few of the subjects covered in a podcast about nothing. These subjects and more are discussed when Tony Cook, Mike Ostertag, Bruce Kelly, Chris Atkins, and Ralphie Boy Renzetti gather together around the toolbox to...

Duration:01:24:20

Product News July 20th-2018

7/20/2018
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Stop up the presses and check the ticker tape, it’s time once again for AML product news with your favorite world traveler and all-around good guy Tony Cook.

Duration:00:07:03