One of the premier prototype modeler events is a few weeks away. RPM Chicagoland will be held October 24-26 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Lisle, IL. Thirty-eight presentations have been confirmed for the event. Check the website for full details.Continue reading 2019 RPM Chicagoland
Frank Hodina, Resin Car Works chief minion, has been tinkering with a shelf queen this summer. Here’s his report.
I have several pieces of Illinois Terminal equipment that have been sitting for years. I got the itch to play around with a Class D motor to see what I need to upgrade.Continue reading Illinois Terminal class D drive
Bob Chapman sent photos and details on a Yarmouth Model Works Atlantic Coast Line automobile boxcar he recently finished. Here’s Bob with more.
I’ve always been attracted to 40-foot, double-door auto cars; there’s a certain charm to that stubby, all-door look. When I saw Pierre’s kit at Chicagoland, it was impossible to pass up.Continue reading ACL automobile boxcar
Besides packing and shipping SFRD reefer kits, tending to the lawn, and enjoying the pool, Resin Car Works chief minion Frank Hodina has been playing around with some parts on his workbench. Who knows where this could lead!
One-piece car bodies? Multiple subclasses? Decals for several lettering applications?
Stay tuned for more!Continue reading Workbench Wednesday