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April 2017

Controlling Model Railway Points or Turnouts with Servos and Arduino

Controlling model railway points or turnouts with readily available RC servos is really simple. In this guide we take you through it step-by-step
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EDF Balancing

An unbalanced fan sounds terrible and yet many modelers don’t realize just how easy it is to get a fan to sound like a turbine. In this article show you how to do it.
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March 2017

Build Your Own Model Railroad Turnouts

In this article I’ll show you just how easy it is to fabricate points/turnouts  for use on your  model railroad.
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Model Railroad Removable Bridges

There are many types of lift bridges used on model railways. Gaining access to the middle of the layout has never been easier.
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Assembling an EDF Jet

EDF Jets eat up a lot of sky and travel very quickly. A simple mistake can bring it to an end very quickly. In this article we discuss how to assemble an EDF properly.
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October 2016

All About Batteries

We live in an age where just about every single item we own has a battery in it. Rechargeable battery prices have dropped considerably over the last decade and not only have they become cheaper, they’ve become more powerful with even greater capacity.
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How to Recover a Model Aeroplane

Heat shrink covering film is one of the easiest materials to apply, yet to many, it seems daunting and beyond their ability. In this article i'll show you how to cover a model like a pro.
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10 Tips for Laying Model Railway Track.

Laying track doesn’t seem too difficult until you try it. In this article we discuss many of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
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Everything you need to know about RC Servos

Servos are used in a wide variety of applications ranging from the hobby industry to industrial and even military. In this article we take a look at the inner working and delve into what drives them, literally.
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Everything you need to know about Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC)

We take the humble speed controller for granted but it has’t always been this easy. Speed controllers have been around since Adam, however, they were nowhere near as sophisticated as today's modern Electronic Speed Controllers.
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