COVID Wave #4 is Here in Georgia!

   This week the Georgia Governor had to call out the State Army Reserve to assist 10 of the largest hospitals health care workers because the 10 hospitals (5 of them in the Greater Atlanta area) are overwhelmed with intensive care patients—85 to 92 percent COVID un-vaccinated patients. And planned Labor Day events across the Greater Atlanta area are a little over a week away.
  We had tentatively planned to see Debbie's Mom after Labor Day. It's doesn't look like it will be safe enough to travel for us travel at this time so we will once again play it safe and self-quarantine ourselves. Which is also good because after a very brief period orders are coming in fast a furious which continues to keeps us super busy! 
  We continue to seek out new owners for our business that we have for sale. Currently, we have interested in the Scale Model Masterpieces/Thomas Yorke business (see below). As a reminder, we are offering a Referral Fee to anyone who sends a Buyer who purchases either or both businesses.
  We just had another inquiry about a photo on the cover of the 2020 Product Flyer of the diorama I constructed back in the 1980s of the “J.W. Wenrich's Manufactory” diorama (Smoky Mountain Model Building Category). My NMRA Contest model was based using a Pola Galvanizing Works plastic kit (a/k/a “Galvanisierbetrieb”) and he would like to build this model. Any chance you have this kit in your closet and you would be willing t part with it? Please let me know at customer.se[email protected]. Click the image to see how my variation differs from the original kit.
 As always, Debbie and I sincerely appreciate your business and ask that you tell your friends about our products because word-of mouth is our only advertising! Be sure to wash your hands and wear a mask when around others... we don't like it either, but it's better than the alternative. Hope to see you in the hobby room ... ...

Doctor Ben's Weathered Rust Weathering Solution 4ozDBZ1154 - Doctor Ben's Weathering Solution
#1154 Ready-To-Use Weathering Solution for Wood, Plastic, Hydrocal
©, Metal & Much More-4oz Jar & 8oz, too!

  When I first began building Fine Scale Miniatures kits  (manufactured by George Sellios) many years ago, the part that I enjoyed the most was the weathering. Nothing irked me more than to build a model in a brand new, pristine condition. I began looking for something more that what the FSM instructions offered. Don't get me wrong, I owe a great deal of what I learned about building models from building early Thomas A. Yorke kits, Model Masterpieces kits, Builders in Scale kits, Timberline kits; heck, there's even a thing or two to learn from building the Campbell kits.  CLICK HERE or image at right for more information ...

Got Stumps?

 Tree Stumps are one of the most overlooked and taken-for-granted details in quality scale diorama. Often times a tree stump place in just the right spot is the difference between a picture of a model and fooling the viewer into believing that they are looking at the real thing!

  Our Scale Model Masterpieces "Stumps" come from a world of previous manufacturers including the amazing Scott Perry, California Freight & Details Company and other to be incorporated into our SMM product line!

  Most of our "Stumps" are cast in high quality Labstone also know as Dental Stone Gypsum and are available in sizes as small as 1/8 of an inch to extra large for those really big requirement. We offer a staining and weathering tutorial in our website BLOG at Staining & Weathering Tree Stumps with Doctor Ben's, Blog Archives, August 2015. Take a look and you will find that we share all the secrets you need to create the most realistic looking stumps that you have ever seen.

Railroad Roundhouse Stove Kits (3kits-Stoves & Vent Pip/Tubing)
Scale Model Masterpieces HO/HOn3/HOn30-Scale

Scale Model Masterpieces DETAIL PARTS are composed of UNFINISHED/UNASSEMBLED Cast Labstone & plastic tubing parts and Assembly & Finish are Required.  More Info Here!

TANKS! ... You're Welcome!
Half-Buried Steel Tanks-2pcs

Scale Model Masterpieces/Yorke Multi-Scale\
  For the past 12 years the main issue Customers have shared with us about these Half-Buried Tanks was that "they didn't four tanks-tow was plenty."  We heard you!
About this item:... *NEW PRODUCT* Scale Model Masterpieces/Yorke Half-Buried Steel Tanks (2pcs) #9001 (LabStone)... This Doctor Ben's Fine Scale Product is an "unfinished LabStone casting using the same high quality material that we use to cast the parts for our Thomas A. Yorke/Scale Model Masterpieces kits. The original masters were...Part Number: SMM9001

  About Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain Products in 4oz Jars

 For years Richard E. Bendever has used these versatile non-petroleum Weathering Stains to stain, finish & weather the many craftsman and scratchbuilt models he had been constructing for many, many customers. So when that once famous—now defunct—Floquil® Flo-Stain product line DBZ1097 - Doctor Ben's Weathering Stainstarted going for more than a $100 a bottle on eBay in the late 1980s; Richard, now Doctor Ben’s, decided offer an Aged Driftwood Weathering Stain as an exact color match to the 1983 Floquil Driftwood stain. As this amazing Doctor Ben's product became increasingly popular all over the world, additional Weathering Stain colors were slowly created until there were enough for one Weathering Set; and then another; and then another set. It has been several years now and boy the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain color selection has grown by leaps and bounds!

  Starting in 1991, Doctor Ben's has offered a non-petroleum replacement for the long defunct Floquil Flo-Stains© products; especially Driftwood and the rest of the "woodsey" stains. Literally thousands of Aged Driftwood Weathering Stains have been sold in additional to many other Weathering Stain colors to many thousands of satisfied customers.SMM3101 - Scale Model Masterpieces Craftsman Kit

  Not everyone sees the "original" Floquil Driftwood as a true color representation of how they see that the color of Driftwood should be and that's OK which is why Doctor Ben's offers the Mossy Driftwood; less blue-gray and more fungi-green. An overwhelming number of customers queried Doctor Ben's as to possibly having a 'mossy green' driftwood color. Well, even though this has happen quite by accident, we are always looking to "Grow Our Product Line" with a new Weathering Stain. So be sure to share your suggestions and perhaps it will happen!

So, like thousands of hobbyists before you, many modelers became tired of the costly, thimble-sized bottle, smelly petroleum based weathering and painting products that seemingly evaporated overnight. The good news for you is that Doctor Ben’s has now brought to you a line of easy-to-use, environmentally-friendly, finishing and weathering stains in four ounce re-sealable jars that are Color-Fast and are Ready-To-Use when you are!

Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain  Sets

Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #1  Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #2Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #3  Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #4Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #4    Doctor Ben's 8-Color Wood Stain Set #4

"We Turn Toys into Models!"

 

 

More Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains

DBZ1066 - Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain DBZ1067 - Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uses  of Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains:

SMM3119 - Scale Model Masterpieces Craftsman Kit

SMM3119 - Scale Model Masterpieces Craftsman Kit

SMM3119 - Scale Model Masterpieces Craftsman Kit

Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium Products are Developed  Directly from the Creations of NMRA National Award Winning Dioramas by           Richard E. (Ben) Bendever

Wood Crates/Boxes (8pcs) 
Scale Model Masterpieces/Yorke Multiple Scales 
Size: 5/16" x 5/16" x 7/16" long and others
   Scale Model masterpieces crates are composed of UNFINISHED/ UNASSEMBLED Labstone (sometimes resin)parts-Assembly & Finish Required. And yes, Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains (Realistic Oak recommended #1081) makes these crates look too real! More Info Here!

Concrete Backdrop Kit #1 "Scratch Buildin' Series" Yorke/Scale Model Masterpieces 1:87/HO 

 You may recognize this impressive kit as part of our newest HO Scale G-Street Warehouse kit. But as we all know, pike space is limited; so why not cut it in half and make it a Backdrop Structure! Our patterns reflected the uneven and rough wooden form board impressions as well as "oozing" concrete from between them so typical of cast concrete structures.

  The castings for this backdrop kit are from our "original" Thomas A Yorke Ent. masters which reflect all of the detail of this structure and much more. This kit is composed of Labstone castings including the partial roof with parapet wall and "tar paper" roofing already cast in place - simply paint & weathering with Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains. Grandt window castings and Scale Model Masterpieces details (listed below), Cyclone Roof Vents are included along with our usual comprehensive instructions and plans plus a color photograph for a truly easy to assemble kit. The scale 108' x 20' size will dwarf two 50' box cars along side! CLICK the above image to go to the website for more informations and Options for this structure!

 As part of our Upcoming "Scratch Buildin' Series", we will offer all four walls, roof, loading docks and doors of this kit for individual purchase. Interested? Let us know! If you have a question, Just Askkk! 

N Scale Autos & Trucks & Vans
Scale Model Masterpieces Kits

Detail Parts are composed of UNFINISHED/  UNASSEMBLED Natural Resin or Color-Cast Resin parts-Assembly & Finish Required. More Info Here!

Transition Era/Modern Era Pre-Fab Metal Track Scale & Maintenance Shed Kit
  #3133 HO/HOn3/HOn30-Scale 

Scale Model Masterpieces/Thomas A. Yorke Ent. 

Foot Print: 3-1/2" x 1-1/2" (Platform not included in this kit)

  Each kit comes with the finest Thomas A York LabStone/Dental Stone castings including a very nicely detailed one-piece roof section and separate platform and steps (#3132 only).

  The windows are Grandt Line molded plastic and each kit comes with an assortment of Scale Model Masterpieces LabStone Boxes & barrels. And yes, Doctor Ben's Weathering would look good on the roof. Instructions are full-size sheets and included is a color photograph! See Our New HO-Scale Model Masterpieces Kits & Details!

Rustic Scale Lumber-Natural Finish - Multi Scale 
Listing is for One (1) Package Rustic Lumber-Natural
Original Contest Proven Doctor Ben's Product!
  Doctor Ben's Rustic Lumber Instructions: We recommend that you DO NOT pay extra for the other three Rustic Lumber Products. Save yourself some money by purchasing the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain of your choice (Oak, Pine, Driftwood, Durty Black, Antique White, Barn Red and 12 other Stains) and thinning them down you can create your own original Rustic Lumber! Each Package Contains 300+ Pieces of 3/64''x 9/64''x 5-1/2'' for N, HO, S, O, G & Military Models, too! More Info Here!
GoFundMe - Help purchasing a model railroad business
My name is Randy James and my wife's name is Penny, We are the James family and we are forming James Enterprises, We will be a LLC. Our plan is to purchase Smokey Mountain Models and Yorke Enterprises from Doctor Ben's. We manufacture model railroad detail parts and model structure kits. Plans are to also... We want to give back to our community by supporting schools and non-profits. We also want dedicate some profits to GoFundMto help others as we have been helped.  CLICK HERE or Image at Right for much more information!
  Debbie & I hope that you will support Randy & Penny to reach their GFM Goal to purchase the Scale Model Masterpieces/Thomas A Yorke Ent. business! Please Share this Post so we can spread the word about this fantastic opportunity! (y)

And finally, Please share your DEBenLLC purchase experience by posting a Review with a picture for each purchase on our website by clicking the Review button of each item purchased. We want to know how you love our products and so do your fellow modelers!  This feature on our website so Customers to share your DEBenLLC product experiences. . And be sure to Invite your Friends to Like our facebook Page, too! 
  And finally, Yes, the United States Postal Service has increased postal rates will increase beginning early October, 2020.  
 

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