Reno Sparks Clinic Schedule
Join us this year in the Redwood #6 room, where we have gathered a fantastic group of presenters.
Mark Bandy - Clinic Chair
Friday: June 16, 2023
11:00 Trovstar: - George Michaels
TroveStar will make a two-part presentation.
George will cover the basic features of the website including research and the classified marketplace.
A deep-dive into the collection management functions where he will describe how to create your collection with a quick how-to on uploading your spreadsheet, then he will review the various things you can do with TroveStar to make the maintenance and support of your collection interesting and easy.
12:00 noon - Sean Crocteau
The design and process for 3D printing of custom detail parts and incorporating that into layouts and static displays.
2:00 - Doug Soard
Presenting an article recently in the NSE magazine and is one that people don’t often want to consider, which is what/who/how/ will look after an N Scale collection.
3:00 - Jeff Lee MMR
Details: Participants will see an Industrial development from bare board to finished scene. Jeff will discuss and demonstrate how to build “mock-ups”.
To check shape and size, and how to go from there to a finished building. He will have examples of the model at each stage to hand around.
At the end you will see scratch building is not that difficult. You will also learn ways to use mini LEDs and the value of keeping all those left over parts
Saturday: June 17, 2023
11:00 - Dennis Machlica
Presenting a clinic. It would be an expanded view of the concepts touched on in my IN PURSUIT OF WOW series published in N Scale Magazine.
Basically, it will cover the creating of interesting scenes in layouts or dioramas that go beyond the ordinary and mundane.
12:00 noon - Marc & Hans Starman
The clinic will be presented by Hans.
Improving N scale rolling stock performance:
Presenting ideas to how to solve the problem of performance and flaws of N scale rolling stock.
1:00 pm - Liesel Polichette
Pizza Box Layouts:
An opportunity to keep the hobby alive involving the youth in your area.
This year we will continue the conversation started in Nashville and
share successes and ideas for improvements.