NASG Dispatch Articles: Structures

Atlas O Scale Control/Signal Tower Conversion to S Scale

Issue:
2009 #6 December
Page:
21
Author:
Bill Fraley
Description:

Despite the kit definitely being intended for O-scale, the author still managed to make it into a reasonable model for S.

Bike Shop - Post Office

Issue:
2009 #1 February
Page:
10
Author:
Gerry Evans
Description:

Using a Banta Modelworks kit that is no longer available, the author shows how he builds hydrocal structures. The article covers walls, brick, concrete, stonework, decals, windows, and doors.

Details, Details, Details

Issue:
1987 #1 Winter
Page:
6
Author:
Lewis Renning, Jr.
Description:

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

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
2002 #5 October
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

The author is making a case for manufacturers to start producing S-scale plastic structure kits.

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
2008 #1 February
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

Considering adding animation, such as movement, lights, and sounds to your structures.

OS from S Tower

Issue:
2011 #6 December
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

Although a number of craftsman-style kits are available in S, the author proposes that cheaper plastic kits, similar to Walther's HO-scale Cornerstone ones, are needed in S-scale.

Product Review Double Feature

Issue:
2009 #5 October
Page:
20
Author:
Gerry Evans
Description:

Gerry reviews the NASG Brick Building and the Smoky Mountain Model Works GE 77-tonner engine. Both are new kits.

S Tracks

Issue:
2008 #3 June
Page:
14
Author:
Sam Powell
Description:

The author shares his opinion about building kits by various manufacturers.

S Tracks

Issue:
2013 #2 April
Page:
18
Author:
Sam Powell
Description:

The author describes 6 details that will make a difference in a structure model.

The Straight & Narrow

Issue:
2005 #1 February
Page:
30
Author:
David Heine
Description:

Tips and tricks for building structure kits.

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