NASG Dispatch Volume 08, Number 1, Winter 1985 Articles

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Changing Standards

Page:
2
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

After mentioning several other major changes in the model railroading industry, the author opines about the need for the S-scale community to adopt the new NASG S-scale standard.

1985 "S" Gauge "Gold Rush" Convention

Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Information about all the activities at the upcoming 1985 NASG Convention.

Tuning Up the American Models Snap-lock Coupler

Page:
5
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Couplers
Description:

How to make the AM coupler be self-centering and some fine-tuning to get it to operate smoothly.

Details, Details, Details

Page:
6
Author:
Lewis Renning, Jr.
Category:
Scenery
Description:

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

Short 'n' Easy

Page:
7
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Description:

Scratchbuilding pallets, and a pallet jack. Includes drawings.

An Easy-to-build Flatcar

Page:
10
Author:
James Soberman
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Description:

This article describes how to scratchbuild a model of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad's flat car as it was built around the late 1890s.

Promotions Committee Update

Page:
11
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

A report on what the NASG's Promotions Committee has been working on.

The Use of Paint Masks

Page:
12
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:

The author describes how he uses the Chartpak brand tape for painting stripes.

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