NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 1, March 1988 Articles

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President's Message

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

Is critiquing a brass model in a public forum a good idea before consulting with the manufacturer first?

Short & Easy

Page:
6
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Couplers
Description:

Making two coupler height gauges, one for checking the center line, and one for the height pass/fail. Includes one photo and several construction diagrams.

Reviewer's Workbench

Page:
9
Author:
unknown
Category:
Product Review
Description:

This column reviews the Omnicon RDCs.

The World's Busiest Layout Builder

Page:
12
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Rich Lenart builds a completely new A.F.-based layout each year for the Christmas season, and has been doing so since age 2. He currently uses an 18'x22' room. Includes several layout photos.

From the Executive Suite

Page:
15
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

News from the NASG's president about the NASG's check gauge, coupler-height gauge, the increase in Dispatch issues from 4 to 6 per year, NASG promotional material to be included in S-scale products, and the NASG's 50-foot brass box car project has been shelved due to rapidly increasing costs.

Modular Standards Committee Update

Page:
16
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Modules
Description:

The page shows a CAD drawing of the layout/track plan of the S-MOD modules scheduled to attend at the 1988 NASG Convention. Measuring 50'x90', and consisting of 60 modules, this would be the largest such setup.

Electric Substation Part 1

Page:
18
Author:
Steven Myers
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

After a foreword by Bob Jackson about how substations work, the author introduces this three-part article, describes the model he built (and for which he won an award at the 1986 NASG Convention), and provides a parts list.

Editorial

Page:
22
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author lists things he would like see manufacturers produce in S-scale.

Add Vent Windows to Your FP-7

Page:
23
Author:
Bill Geracci
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

The author describes how he simulated the side vent window of the cab of the American Models FP-7. Includes diagrams.

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