S-scale Resources: Miscellaneous

This page lists companies that carry tools, display cases, who do custom work, or provide reference materials or drawings. Note that not all companies are listed here; only those who sell other products related to S-scale modeling, or who sell products or offer services specifically for S-scale.

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7th Street Shops

Contact Info: web site

Offers: DCC/battery-powered installations, custom building, manufacturing of custom brass parts, custom painting, custom repairs

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Amazon

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on September 01, 2018.

American Flyer Express

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Artesania Latina

Contact Info: web site; Comillas, Cantabria, Spain

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Bare Metal Foil

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools; mold-making and casting materials; decal film

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Bob The Train Guy

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Brunel Hobbies

Contact Info: web site; Australia

Offers: display cases, tools, cradle to hold model while working on it

Information shown here last reviewed on August 12, 2018.

Builders in Scale

Contact Info: web site; Mukilteo, Washington

Offers: drawings, tools, weathering materials

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Central Coast Trains

Contact Info: web site; Atascadero, California

Offers: Soundtraxx installation certified

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 29, 2018.

Cornwall Model Boats

Contact Info: web site; U.K.

Offers: tools, Tamiya paints

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Crystal Caseworks

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Custom Display Cases

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Dixie Union Station

Contact Info: web site; Mason, Ohio

Offers: A.F. repair

This company is a dealer/retailer. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

East West Rail Service

Contact Info: web site

Offers: can do custom work

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

eBay

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Echo Mountain Imports, Inc

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on August 12, 2018.

Elgin Car Shops

Contact Info: web site; Canada

Offers: can do custom work (build, paint, decal, kit manufacturing)

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Fast Tracks

Contact Info: web site

Offers: drawings, tools

Information shown here last reviewed on August 07, 2018.

Fourth Ray Software

Contact Info: web site

Offers: model train inventory software (FRSTrainTracker), physical media manager (FRSLibrary)

Full disclosure: owned by the NASG webmaster. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Fred's Train Shop

Contact Info: web site; 7327 West 80th Street, downtown Overland Park, Kansas (913) 383-3500

Offers: American Flyer repair

The owner is an experienced layout builder. This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on August 03, 2018.

Glenn Snyder Display Systems

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Gold In Hands

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F. repair; TMCC installations

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Grand Central Gems

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases, foam-lined storage boxes

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Great Decals!

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Greenway Products

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Grizzly Mountain Engineering

Contact Info: web site; Estes Park, Colorado

Offers: steam locomotives sound installation

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Heartland Die-Cast & Promotions

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on September 11, 2018.

Heimburger House

Contact Info: web site

Offers: publishes A.C. Gilbert & American Flyer books, the S Gaugian & Sn3 Modeler magazines

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Hunterline

Contact Info: web site

Offers: weathering mixes

Information shown here last reviewed on September 01, 2018.

JR Junction Train & Hobby

Contact Info: web site; e-mail; 2716 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse, New York 13224 (315) 451-6551

Offers: authorized Lionel and MTH repair facility

The store supports The Central New York S Gauge Association. This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on August 04, 2018.

K.I.S.S. Method Inc.

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, soft-foam cradle

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Lake Junction Models LLC

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Leventon Hobby Supply

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F. repair

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Mainline Hobby Supply, Inc

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, various paint brands; airbrushing supplies

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Marty's Warehouse

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Specializes in "S" only. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

McKenzie Brothers Timber Company

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, tree-making machines

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Mini-Things

Contact Info: web site

Offers: custom detailing. painting, and layout construction, including A.F.-style layouts

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Minuteman Scale Models

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, ScaleCoat brand paint

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Model Tech Studios

Contact Info: web site

Offers: weathering solutions

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette

Contact Info: web site

Offers: print magazine that occasionally has S-scale articles

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Olson Hobbies

Contact Info: web site; 16150 41st Ave NE, Lake Forest Park, WA

Offers: reference materials, A.C. Gilbert catalogs, A.F. bumper stickers, shirt buttons

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

P-B-L

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, Star Brand paints, Hotip resistance soldering equipment

The main Sn3 manufacturer. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Papa Ben's Train Place

Contact Info: web site; Houston, Texas

Offers: reference materials, tools

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Patrick's Trains

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Paul Scoles

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

The late Paul Scoles was a fantastic Sn3 modelers. His DVDs remain available, and many feature his beautiful S-scale narrow-gauge layout. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Port Lines Hobby Supplies

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Precision Design Co.

Contact Info: web site

Offers: custom-engraved stacking organizers

Information shown here last reviewed on July 28, 2018.

Precision Flyer Repairs

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F. repairs, upgrades, remotoring, AF-to-DCC conversions; on-site layout construction assistance

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Precision Vintage Classics

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

R.F. Giardina Co. Inc.

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F. repair

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Ragg's... to Riches?

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Rail Photos Unlimited

Contact Info: web site

Offers: railroad photos and patches

NASG Member. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Railroad Prynters (Bill Pyper)

Contact Info: e-mail

Offers: cardboard tubes

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). NASG Member. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Rapido Trains

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, acrylic paints

Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Rerailer Hobbies, LLC

Contact Info: web site; e-mail; Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Offers: DCC decoder and sound installation, battery-powered systems sales and installation (DelTang, S-CAB, BlueRail), and motive power re-motoring/re-gearing services

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

RL Hogan Associates

Contact Info: e-mail

Offers: custom-build complete passenger cars

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

RLN Publishing

Contact Info: web site

Offers: published the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

S-n-S Trains

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F. motor replacements; paint-removal services using a glass beader

Owned by S-scale modeler(s). NASG Member. Information shown here last reviewed on August 04, 2018.

Scale Models, Arts, & Technologies, Inc.

Contact Info: web site

Offers: builds model railroads, including S-scale ones

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Scenery Unlimited

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

They also produce a catalog of S-scale products, somewhat similar to the Walthers catalogs. This company is a dealer/retailer. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Scenic Express

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Sgt. Shultz Train Repairs

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.F., Lionel, MTH repair

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Showcase Express

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases for vehicles

Information shown here last reviewed on September 17, 2018.

Sidetracks

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

The company's entire inventory is for sale as a single lot. See web site for current inventory. This company is a dealer/retailer. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Sierra Scale Models

Contact Info: web site

Offers: weathering powders

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

T & K Hobby

Contact Info: web site; 500 Hall Street, Bridgeport, OH, (740) 633-6607

Offers: weathering powders

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Testors

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, paints, glues

Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

The Gilbert Gallery

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. NASG Member. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

The Railroad Crossing

Contact Info: web site

Offers: builds models to your specifications

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on August 03, 2018.

The S Scale Resource

Contact Info: web site

Offers: bi-monthly, free, online magazine devoted to "scale" modeling.

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

The Shay Fixer

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools, Shay locomotive repairs, Testtraxx (a bench-top locomotive testing stand, for S and Sn3)

Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

The Train Station

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Timberline Scenery

Contact Info: web site

Offers: adhesive, weathering powder, paints, pigments

Although not S-specific, they do advertise in the S Gaugian magazine. Information shown here last reviewed on September 17, 2018.

Top Shelf Replicas

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Toy Trains Unlimited

Contact Info: e-mail; 38 York Street, Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331; (717) 637-4717

Offers: A.F. repair

No web site. The owner sponsors the Baltimore Area American Flyer Club. This company is a dealer/retailer. Owned by S-scale modeler(s). Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on September 04, 2018.

Toy Trucker & Contractor

Contact Info: web site

Offers: magazine for toy truck, farming equipment

Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Trackside Train Displays

Contact Info: web site

Offers: display cases

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Train Paper.com

Contact Info: web site

Offers: A.C. Gilbert documentation, and Plasticville catalogs, on data DVDs

Information shown here last reviewed on August 07, 2018.

Trout Creek Engineering

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Tru-Color Paint

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Vienna Station

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

Walthers

Contact Info: web site

Offers: reference materials

Be sure to check out this page for any S-scale sales Walthers might have. This company is a dealer/retailer. Information shown here last reviewed on July 25, 2018.

Wild West Models

Contact Info: web site

Offers: tools

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Information shown here last reviewed on July 24, 2018.

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