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Kelly Questions: Greg Javonillo

12/10/2018
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From deep in the heart of south, the “Big Easy” comes the true life story of out next victim … Errr… I mean, challenger. Greg is an active member of the Crescent City Model Railroad Club. Enjoy !!!

Duration:00:52:49

Episode 111: Ed Olszewski

12/3/2018
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Syracuse, New York is the economic and educational hub of central New York state and the home of our next guest who’s enthusiastically promoted the hobby of model railroading most of his adult life. Most recently using a small switching layout to introduce people of all ages to the hobby and actively recruit them for Central New York division of the NMRA. It’s all about hands-on experience for Ed and his crew as they travel to various train shows introducing people to the hobby. He’s a...

Duration:01:40:36

X2F Files Episode: 1

11/30/2018
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You’re convinced the X2F HO scale coupler was actually developed in exploratory labs located deep inside Sector 12 as an attempt to help the Guardians of the Universe protect future colonies. Let’s go back to 1957, Athearn’s HI-F Drive was gaining popularity through recent releases in their HO scale diesel line and the Hustler made it’s a glorious debut on to the model railroad scene gaining a solid foothold on many layouts and a place in model railroad history. This is the debut of a new...

Duration:00:23:48

NERPM Review

11/26/2018
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Chris Adams and Kaylee Zheng review all the comings and goings at the North East Railroad Prototype Modelers meet in Enfield, Connecticut. There were lots of awesome presentations and free flowing exchange of good ideas. RPM Meets present an excellent opportunity for learning and sharing different techniques with some of the best in the hobby. So sit back, close your eyes and relax as we give you an audio tour of the NERPM Meet… Actually if you’re driving, keep your eyes open.

Duration:01:43:37

Episode 110: Ron Marsh

11/19/2018
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Ever wonder what it’s like to be pastor of the First Baptist Church in El Dorado Springs, Missouri and still having time to become one of the rising stars in the dog eat dog world of model railroad video production?? It’s a never ending quest here at the old AML headquarters to fine the most interesting people in the hobby. Ron’s Trains N Things is a YouTube channel dedicated to sharing tools, tips and techniques as Ron Marsh guides you along the way towards a better layout. Ron’s easy on...

Duration:01:32:16

Checking in With: Rob Arsenault

11/12/2018
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It’s often said that weathering your locomotives and cars is essential to creating a realistic appearance for any model railroad. Rob is willing to admit he may never totally master it but to the naked eye he’s one of the premier weathering artists in the hobby. With customers all over the world in countries such as, Poland, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland and Australia he’s setting the modeling world on its ear. This is an interesting update with an interesting personality who’s love...

Duration:01:35:18

Episode 109: Phil Monat

11/5/2018
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Broadway meets railway, it’s the Delaware and Susquehanna a proto-freelanced railroad loosely based on the Lehigh Valley. It’s all about operations with plenty of run through traffic and high pressure yard-master jobs. The CTC machine requires an experienced operator to keep the whole thing moving. There’s lots of discussion about operations, operating sessions on other railroads and the Operations Special Interest Group. So sit back with a big bowl of shredded car cards, an ice cold glass...

Duration:01:29:43

AML Product News November 2nd

11/2/2018
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It’s time once again for product news with our intrepid reporter Tony Cook editor of Model Railroad News and HO Collector Quarterly. He searched all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and discovered Walthers has their new F-7 A&B units. It’s the fastest five minutes in model railroading with train show announcements, open houses and trivia questions. All you need now is a lawn chair, a bowl of shredded magazines, a tall glass of spilled diesel fuel and a chance to enjoy this once in a lifetime podcast.

Duration:00:05:07

Young Guns: the Future is Here !!

10/29/2018
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The future of model railroading is upon us and we’re fortunate enough to have three of its brightest stars right here on this podcast. Kaylee Zheng a well known clinician, Jordan Kramer and Shane Mason associate editor at Model Railroad News, stop by to give us their take on where the hobby’s headed. Then it’s an interview with Ron Klaiss (sounds like nice) about his new company manufacturing high quality, easily assembled, laser cut kits. Ron gives us some insight as to why he started the...

Duration:01:39:35

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