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Entries from August 2008

Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

It is with great pleasure that I announce that the old Model Trains Universe (MTU) has been morphed into the Model Railroad Hobbyist (MRH) magazine and online site. I am proud to be a part of this online community and have contributed several articles and blog entries on the old MTU site that will be […]

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Category: Informational

Photo Shop fun with layout images

August 6th, 2008 · No Comments

I finally read the manual on the digital camera and learned how to set the f-stop aperture to take advantage of depth of field. I set the manual AF speed to 22 on the camera to accentuate the depth of field on the layout images. Last night using the tripod I was able to capture […]

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Category: Photography

Weekend progress report

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments

The detail parts are taking a bit of time to get how I want em! I started with the Alexander Scale Models parts for interior machinery detail including the floor standing drill press, the lathe and the machining tool. Painting these little pieces of metal are a real challenge and trying to keep a steady […]

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Category: Details