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Model Railroad: What Is Flex Track?

The standard model railroad track comes in a variety of different sections. These model railroad track sections could be straight or curved and come in full sections or half sections and other different configurations. There is a huge selection and the right configuration of model railroad track sections will give you a great layout. However, […]

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Model Railroad Backdrops – How To Improve The Realism Of Your Model Railroad

Model railroad backdrops are a great way to give your railway scene depth, make it look twice as big and add a lot of realism. They seem to bring model train layouts to life. They are often the quickest and easiest way to improve your model railway. You can create your own model railroad backdrop, […]

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Weathering Your Model Trains

Why should you weather your model trains? If you are just getting started with model trains, or you have been enjoying this hobby for a long time, there are many different things that you can do to make your model train layout look more realistic. You may have already spent a lot of time making […]

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Which Model Train Scale Is Best?

A question I get constantly asked by people considering model trains as their new hobby is “Which model train scale (or gauge) is best?” This is a great question, but, let’s clear up a common mistake model train beginners tend to make… And that is to confuse scale and gauge. I’ll explain… Scale is the […]

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