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Bethlehem Clinic Schedule

Wednesday:

5:30 PM

Russ Kauffman from N scale Architect

Presenting the Northampton Station kit

Russ Kaufman presents the Northampton Station kit, a limited edition 2024 N-Scale National convention exclusive.  This kit is based on the Central of New Jersey station that still stands in Seigfried, Pennsylvania

 Friday:

10AM

Robert Bunge

Modeling 20th Century Traction:

A brief history of 20th century traction in the US will be reviewed followed by my experiences modeling street cars, interurbans, freight motors, including RTR, kitbashing, 3D printing and traditional kits including DC, DCC and DCC sound.

11AM

Richard Fraizer

Future of Model Railroading

What are the new things coming to our hobby and what can we expect in the next 25+ years?  Join this presentation to hear about how we got to where we are and where we are going.  Hear about new, emerging technologies and how they will impact our hobby over the next 20 years!

 

12PM

                LUNCH

1PM

Steve Horvath/Paul Graf from Atlas

Presenting the Atlas Signal System

2PM

Greg Johnson

Laser Engraving Structures

Building structures using a laser engraver

3PM

Bill Frankenfield

Airbrush Clinic

Presenting the mystery of airbrush, no one can make you an artist but I can teach you how to best use this amazing tool, and the options you have in purchasing an airbrush and support materials.  He will also cover airbrush guns and compressor choices.

 

Saturday:

10AM

Steve Horvath/Paul Graf from Atlas

Presenting the Atlas Signal System

 

11AM

Jeff Lee MMR

Building an Auto loading facility:

Jeff has recently added to his extensive N Scale double-deck layout with an auto loading yard.  He will go through the construction and share tips on the building as well as sources of supply at best prices. Jeff used commercial products, scratch built and 3D printing to complete the scene.

12PM

LUNCH

1PM

Marc and Hans Starmans  

Realistic Steam sound in N scale

Hans & Marc Starmans discuss real steam locomotive sounds, the main characteristics of good steam sound and what this means for our models. The required settings of the Soundtraxx Tsunami 2 for realistic steam sound will also be discussed in more detail

2PM

Ed Kapuscinski  

Dead Season Modeling: How to impress your friends and neighbors

An introduction to the benefits and challenges of modeling the "Dead Season": when the trees have no leaves in late fall, winter and spring.

 

3PM

Scott Fortier/George Michaels from TroveStar 

TroveStar show-and-tell

 

Mark Bandy - Clinic Chair

Tim Nixon - Co-Chair

 

 

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