NASG Dispatch Articles by Lewis Renning, Jr.

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Issue:
1983 #3 Summer
Page:
5
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

Building a small hand pump for a water well from scratch. An isometric drawing for three different types are shown in the article.

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Issue:
1983 #4 Fall
Page:
4
Category:
Structures - Homes
Description:

Suggestions for modeling a company-owned set of row houses at the back of the layout, which don't take up much layout real estate but can still be a haven many creative details.

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Issue:
1984 #1 Winter
Page:
8
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

Adding small signs to your layout that indicate local names that non-railroading visitors may recognize when they come to visit.

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Issue:
1984 #2 Spring
Page:
5
Category:
Scenery
Description:

A description of loads that can be placed on pallets.

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Issue:
1984 #3 Summer
Page:
3
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

How to build a three-raised-panel door with a two-pane window.

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Issue:
1984 #4 Fall
Page:
6
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

Suggestions of several small additions that can be made to an existing structure or kit that make them unique or more interesting.

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Issue:
1985 #1 Winter
Page:
6
Category:
Scenery
Description:

Modeling scenes where underground pipelines come above ground for junctions, booster pumps, etc.

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Issue:
1985 #2 Spring
Page:
6
Category:
Scenery - People & Animals
Description:

S-scale doesn't have many figures (at the time of this writing) and especially missing are children.

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Issue:
1985 #3 Summer
Page:
19
Category:
Scenery
Description:

How to model marshes or swaps, both dry and with modeled water.

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Issue:
1986 #1 Winter
Page:
12
Category:
Scenery
Description:

How to model highways, on-ramps, local airports, modern office buildings, all large items that require some selective compression.

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Issue:
1986 #2 Spring
Page:
23
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

Ideas for things to model that still remain from days-gone-by, such as hitching posts, abandoned rail in the street, old building foundations, etc.

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Issue:
1986 #4 Fall
Page:
21
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

Using a photo-copier and acetate plastic to make custom windows.

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Issue:
1987 #1 Winter
Page:
6
Category:
Structures
Description:

Ideas for giving the impression that a building's interior is detailed.

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