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RECENT KITMAKER REVIEWS
Tru-Color Paints
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Tru-Color
Universal Spray Out Pot
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Iwata
Universal Airbrush Holder
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Iwata
Beige Grass-Flock, 12 mm
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
Damaged Premiere Issue!
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: AK Interactive


MOST READ (PAST 90 DAYS)

1. Garden House [ 960 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
2. Railway Track Plus [ 833 ]
by: Andras  |  Vendor: MiniArt
3. Woodshed With Tools [ 759 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
4. Reeds, Cattails [ 741 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
5. Green 12 mm Grass-Flock, [ 730 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
6. Clear Mask [ 671 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
7. BMW R75 [ 671 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Artitec
8. Stinging Nettle [ 616 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
9. Wild Grape Vines [ 600 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
10. Trabant 601 & Camper [ 587 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
11. Railway track [ 571 ]
by: Andras  |  Vendor: Hunor Product
12. White Wood [ 550 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
13. 50' Single Door Boxcar, IC [ 483 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
14. ACF 50'6'' Boxcar [ 471 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
15. Tru-Color Paint Demos [ 324 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Tru-Color
16. Build & Weather a Roundhouse [ 316 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Mike Ashey Publishing
17. Union Crane & Shovel [ 277 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Mike Ashey Publishing
18. IFA G5 Dumptruck [ 263 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
19. Piggyback & Container Traffic [ 219 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
20. 2017 Tourist Trains Guidebook [ 219 ]
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
RECENTLY REVIEWED

IN VEHICLES
Barkas B Police Van (Other Scal)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
BARKAS B 1000 "POLIZEI ERFURT" is a TT scale ( 1/120) model from HERPA.   >> READ MORE

IN VEHICLES
Der Mass:Stab 2/17
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
DER MASS:STAB is HERPA's flagship magazine. This is the second issue of DMS for 2017.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL RR
2017 Tourist Trains Guidebook
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Tourist Trains Guidebook, 6th Edition is the 2017 edition of this guide to recreational railroading. It lists 500 of the most popular train rides and museums in the United States and Canada.   >> READ MORE

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IN INDUSTRIES
Piggyback & Container Traffic
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
PIGGYBACK & CONTAINER TRAFFIC from KALMBACH PUBLISHING is a book about an important and fun aspect of railroad traffic.   >> READ MORE

IN VEHICLES
IFA G5 Dumptruck (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
HERPA makes many vehicles for fans of the GDR (DDR) and this IFA G5 (Truck-mounted tipper) is offered with a raising dump bed.   >> READ MORE

IN STRUCTURES
Union Crane & Shovel (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Mike Ashey Publishing
BUILDING & WEATHERING THE HO SCALE CORNERSTONE
UNION CRANE & SHOVEL is the 2nd of the COMPREHENSIVE SERIES SCALE MODEL RAILROAD MANUAL from MIKE ASHEY PUBLICATIONS.
   >> READ MORE

IN STRUCTURES
Build & Weather a Roundhouse
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Mike Ashey Publishing
BUILDING AND WEATHERING THE HO SCALE ATLAS
3-STALL ROUNDHOUSE from MIKE ASHEY PUBLISHING is a new manual about step-by-step assembly and finishing of a model railroad building.
   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL RR
Tru-Color Paint Demos
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Tru-Color
TRU-COLOR PAINT recently announced new railroad colors and a new series of military colors. This review tries out several of the colors.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL RR
Clear Mask
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
WILDER supports his line of paints and pigments with liquid masking solutions. This is QUICK MASK CLEAR.   >> READ MORE

IN STRUCTURES
Woodshed With Tools (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
WOODSHED WITH TOOLS is a laser-cut wooden kit from MODEL SCENE.   >> READ MORE

IN FREIGHT
ACF 50'6'' Boxcar (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS N TRAINMAN® ACF® 50' 6" BOX CAR is popular and in its 8th release of the model. We examine the CSX version, No. 136010.   >> READ MORE

IN FREIGHT
50' Single Door Boxcar, IC (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS re-releaased their 50' SINGLE DOOR BOXCAR last Fall with New Paint Schemes. This review looks at one in Illinois Central livery.    >> READ MORE

IN VEHICLES
Trabant 601 & Camper (1:87)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
For many GDR-residents, off to the holiday meant going by QEK Junior which many owners then modified at will and based on their own needs. On the 1/87 scale model, the luggage fits on the mounted roof rack of the Trabant 601 Universal.   >> READ MORE

IN TREES & SHRUBS
Wild Grape Vines (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
VIRGINIA CREEPER is a set of 12 laser-cut plants from NOCH.   >> READ MORE

IN TREES & SHRUBS
Stinging Nettle (1:87)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
STINGING NETTLE is a LASER-CUT MINI set from NOCH.   >> READ MORE

 
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