Labor Day Weekend Sale! And some Other Stuff, too!!

  In addition to our (below) Labor Day Weekend Sale, we are expecting our very first "serious" Cold Front this weekend! Ok so Atlanta weather forecasters are predicting that our over night lows could dip into the mid-60s, but it's an improvement of the humid, 90+ temperatures we've had all week!
  This time last year some 800,000+ were expected and did come to see College Football Opening Weekend, the Dragon Con, and loads more things too many to name. The reports this year has been focused on Social Distancing, College Students leaving school for the weekend Labor Day celebration and the potential for yet another virus flareup... in about fourteen days we'll know for sure! Anyway, Happy Labor Day America!
    Just this past week we had a Customer contact us about purchasing a half-size Coke Oven kit for his small shelf layout. In the 10+ years we have been making these kits customers have added as many as five "extension" kits to a Coke facility, but this is a first for a half size kit. Does this sound like something we should offer on a permanent basis? We would appreciate your feedback!
   So enjoy our DeBenLLC 3-day Labor Day Weekend Sale (and a last minute add-on at the bottom of this Newsletter). Don't forget to use the sale code at checkout or the systems won't give you the discount! See you in the Hobby Room ... I'll be the one wearing a mask with recently washed hands!
Customer Question: How come your products won't be paintable?
Thank you for your message/question, Mel
  Our apologies for the challenges you are having painting the "tan" resin Cal Freight castings. You don't mention what type of paint it is that you are using, but because these tan Cal Fright are cast using a petroleum based resin (something we do not use), along with mold release, painting these casting require either an automotive primer applied before painting or that you use enamel or lacquer based paints.
  In case you missed our Newsletter article about the Cal Freight acquisition & this issue (a few years ago), along with the master patters, molds & assorted products, we received boxes of cast "tan" casting/details. As these tan casting supplies run out we cast the details either with a non-petroleum based resin or the Labstone/Dental Stone Gypsum that we cast 99% of our Scale Model Masterpieces kits & details.
  If you feel that this is an issue you are not able to work around, please return the product for a refund. We appreciate your patience & understanding.
. Sincerely, Debbie & Richard Bendever

PLYWOOD /WOODEN CRATES Laying On Ground (3pcs) N/HO/S/O Scale

Scale Model Masterpieces (formerly Cal Freight) 

N-Scale SMM2530 - HO Scale SMM5030 S-Scale SMM7030 - O-Scale SMM9030


PLYWOOD/WOODEN Shipping CRATES-(3pcs-9/16" x 5/8"tall x 1-1/8"long)

  These Scale Model Masterpieces Detail Parts are composed of UNFINISHED/ASSEMBLED High Quality Labstone castings/parts-Assembly & Finish may not be Required. Assembly using most plastic cements and painting may be completed by hand or an air brush. Want to know how to weather your finished model? Scroll down to find out how! The above image and thumbnail at right best describes this item assembled (required) & its design. The above image/thumbnail best describes this item SIZE, QUANTITY, COLOR, if assembled (required) & its design. Got Questions? Always Ask first!

All Four Weathering Stain Set Special & How To Booklet #2
5 Star Review!
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium

This is a first time ever opportunity that DEBenLLC is offering all four (4) Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain Sets. This four set offer includes only one (1) How To booklet & NO Junk Piles! We will allow up to three (3) substitutions (duplicates in this 4-Set Special are: Orbisonia Green, Depot Olive Green, Depot Buff, Antique White, Rustic Barn Red, & Rail Brown), which MUST be listed in the "Comments" of the Order at the ... Read More Here

Coke Ovens Kit Scale Model Masterpieces/Yorke

  So, did you read the short Intro comment about the possibility of offering a "half" Coke Oven Kit? We would like to hear your feedback! Yes/No
Some Coke Oven Lore & History: In 1904 the Powhattan Coal and Coke Co. opened a new mine at Sykesville. One year later, the fledgling company sold out to a group of New York investors who changed the name to the Cascade Coal and Coke Co. At that time, under the direction of C.C. Gadd, 100 coke ovens were built. Two years later, a local paper noted that "they are working regularly at the Cascade mines. A good grade of coke is being make there, and business is brisk." The prototype for this kit was built in 1903 at the Cascade Coke Ovens, Cascade, Preston County, WV, now abandoned.

The ovens were charged from the top through a charging hole. The coal was leveled by raking by a man outside the oven. The doorway was temporarily plugged with brick. A small space was left open at the top for air. Forty eight hours later, the coal was turned to coke. Normal operations would see half of the battery of ovens being fired while the other was being unloaded of coke and reloaded with coal. A new industry ... Continued Here

Business For Sale: Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium
Hobby Weathering & Scratchbuilding Products

These Doctor Ben's pRoducts have been Developed over the years from the Modeling Creations of NMRA National Award Winning Dioramas by Richard E. (Ben) Bendever

 This is a substantial business offering and due to the listing limitation of this venue it is impossible address everything included in this purchase as detailed on our website. Please refer to the Feedback of this site to review the 100% Positive Comments address our level of Customer Service and business integrity at which we operate our businesses.

   While we have been extremely successful in building the businesses that we offer For Sale, health issues have restricted many opportunities to grow this business even more than it has grown over the past 16+ years. That said, we have not yet reached the total potential and some of the following Questions and Replies provides a good amount of information of what is possible and what resources and material are included in ...CLICK HERE TO READ MORE 

Happy Labor Day USA!

  Welcome to the DEBenLLC Labor Day Weekend Sale Code LAB2020  & Spend $30 to load up on all the stuff that you've been waiting.
  Just to remind you, you won't be asked for the lab2020 CODE until you are at checkout and logged into your DeBenLLC account and you have provided a Shipping Address. And before you click the payment button, PLEASE remember to scroll down & answer the #1 Question about the Primary scale that you model.
  For those of you who pay with Paypal, please know that Paypal requires Merchants to ship purchase to a "Confirmed" address. If you have more than one address, make sure that it is confirmed
  Just to make sure that you are totally aware, this is a DeBenLLC Store Wide Sale EXCEPT for 
OOP Craftsman Kits & Built-Up Model Categories. Otherwise, spend until you think you have what you need!
   Hopefully, you have bitten the bullet and you have some sort of access to a smart phone, satellite transmission, or smoke signals to you find out about our huge Labor Day Weekend Event. Otherwise, we'll see you in the Hobby Room making time to build something!
  Thanks again for your business and Have a Great Labor Day Holiday Weekend!
Sincerely, Debbie & Ben

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