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November 9 @ 10:00 am

Introduction to Scratchbuilding with Styrene

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 29 spots left

Les Kauffeldt, Niagara Frontier Division NMRA This is a clinic that explores the use of Styrene as a building material. What styrene is and the textures and shapes that are available. Use of adhesives and tools will be presented. Demonstration of building a simple structure.

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November 9 @ 10:00 am

What’s Up On The Roof

Clinic Room #3 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Brion Oakley, BSN N Scale Model Railroaders Rail Roaders The goal of this clinic is to help the model railroader enhance the prototypical appearance of model structure roofs.   The clinic will include a survey of HVAC equipment. We will explore the reasons behind the ventilation process with emphasis on the proper selection and placement of HVAC equipment for a variety of applications.We will also look at commercially available products as well as scratch building options.

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November 9 @ 10:00 am

The Devil’s in the Detail

Clinic Room #4 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

George Riley, White River Productions This clinic features tips and techniques for improving your railroad.

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November 9 @ 11:00 am

How To Model New England

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

George Dutka and Don Janes, Niagara Frontier Region NMRA Looking at New England scenes, structures, rolling stock and engines from the 1950’s and how one can model them.   George and Don’s New England Theme railroads have been featured numerous times in Model Railroader and Railroad Model Craftsman.

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November 9 @ 11:00 am

How To Build L-Girder Benchwork

Clinic Room #3 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Chuck Gevaert, Oconomowoc Historical Society Museum In this presentation the experienced model railroader will discuss how and why to build his latest layout using L-girder design techniques. The advantages of L-girder benchwork include sturdy construction, flexible design, easier assembly and easier re-positioning. This technique does not require a master carpenter.

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November 9 @ 11:00 am

Current Topics in Steel Mill Modeling

Clinic Room #4 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

John Muntean, Steel Mill Modelers Special Interest Group The interest in steel mill modeling continues to show strength as model railroaders continue to strive to achieve historical, visual and operational realism. The SMMSIG has been holding annual meets for 15 years where current activities of the members are presented. This presentation will provide an update on current topics as well as more detailed information on a specific historical aspect of the steel making process.

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November 9 @ 1:00 pm

An Overview of Railpro Radio Control V:S DCC and DC

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Andy, an individual modeler Using a video camera we will cover the components of Rail Pro, show a typical decoder installation, programming, and basic functions of the system using the handheld touchscreen. We will also cover consisting.

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November 9 @ 1:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Robert and Kandace Tabern, Midwest Rail Rangers The Burlington Route Main Line between Chicago and Galesburg, Illinois is one of the most historic routes in the Upper Midwest. From historic stations to trackside landmarks and the history of the towns along the way … join Robert and Kandace Tabern with the Midwest Rail Rangers to learn about the people, places, and history along the 161-mile-long route between Chicago and Galesburg. Part 1 (Chicago to Plano) will be presented Saturday and…

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November 9 @ 1:00 pm

Maintenance and Lubrication of Rolling Stock and Track

Clinic Room #3 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Harry Kannry, Aero-Car Hobby Lubricants, Inc. We will discuss the proper methods of lubricating rolling stock and engines. We will also discuss properly cleaning track.

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November 9 @ 1:00 pm

How To Use All The New Flexible Chooch Scenery Products

Clinic Room #4 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Mike O’Connell, Chooch Enterprises Mike O,Connell, owner of Chooch, will demonstrate all the new Chooch flexible scenery products. You will see our new flexible brick walls, flexible roadways and textured walls. There are more than 35 items coming out this year!   You will see everything in the Chooch line and learn how to install, paint and weather each new item.

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