Winter is Coming! Yikes!

  Yep! That's right and here in North-Central Georgia (USA) we're still waiting for the Fall leaves to change.! At the moment we a planning to stay home this Thanksgiving Holiday which means that all the Black Friday & Cyber Monday purchase will be mailed much sooner than if we were 800 miles away. We have a couple of family member who have moved closer to us as well as doing all the fixings for a TG Day meal. We're planning on being quite busy!
  All that said, we're buckling down for a cold front tonight and a possible Freeze Warning next week. Our thought & prayers go out to all our friends, customers and family in California having to deal with all the fires causing all the property loss & loss of life. Please keep us posted that you're OK when you have time.
  At right is my "J.W. Wenrich Manufactory" diorama from the 1995 NMRA Model Contest. I posted an image of this diorama in Facebook stating that constructing & weathering a plastic model was not "Rocket Science" My post surprise a number of folks at this model is a detailed plastic kit. All of the details on the ground, dock, and roof (except for the figures) are all "Hot Glue".  See more about casting with Hot Glue below. Happy Holidays & hopefully we'll see you in the Hobby Room!  

Weathering Stain Set #1 & How-To Booklet #2 & #5535 Junk Pile
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium #DBZ1077

  Stains included in this Set: #1097-Aged Driftwood, #1081-Realistic Oak, #1082-Natural Pine, #1083-Hardwood Maple, #1084-Nautical Teak, #1089-Rustic Barn Red, #1087-Knotty Walnut, & #1090 Natural Basswood plus Booklet #2 & #5535 Junk Pile
  This product is designed to be applied as a stain and should not affect integrity of the material to which it is applied. A good rule of thumb that we feel best describes the coverage of the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains is that one coat will provide a light coverage; two-three coats will provide a medium coverage and four or more coats with build up, the more porous the surface, the more difficult it is to remove, so test a small less noticeable area before the Doctor Ben's Weathering Stain is applied to the entire model/project. Although this product can be semi-permanent, Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol may be used to remove at varying degrees. Read about all the great uses in our How To #2 "The ABCs of Staining Models" booklet and in our website Blog. You will not be disappointed.

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Baby Building Blocs Split Granite TexDoctor Ben's 1/8tures
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium - Two Pounder Spe
cial with and without Handy Blade Tool Size: 1/8"Thick x 1/4"Wide x 1/2" Long (all sizes are approximate)
  The colors may vary from the color that you are viewing on this screen due to individual computer monitor color resolutions. We also offer "bulk" purchases for those really BIG jobs. We can also provide custom lengths & widths. Please contact us for a quote on your specific project. Read More Here ...

Brand New! Logging Camp Portable Bunk House Kit Set

Scale Model Masterpieces / Thomas A Yorke Ent. #SMM3123
HO Foot Prints: 3" x 6" & 1-1/2" x 3" (2 structures)

 Not long ago we told you that we would make this kit once again available. It seems that many customers wanted to have more than just two Logging Bunk Houses for their Logging Camp. So we have bumped up the re-introduction of this kit--actually two kits since there are two Bunk Houses in this kit.

    Logging Camp Background: Logging Camps were established at the end of the railway line to house the workers because the workers had no way of getting to and from work except by train. There were no roads out into the woods – the train provided the sole means of access. The camps were moved when the timber in the immediate vicinity of the camp was all cut. Along the Ten Mile Branch of the Union Lumber Company's (ULC) railroad, there were 42 camps ... Continued in the Instruction Booklet.

  You're gonna want to order multiples of this really neat structure set More info Here!

Doctor Ben's Weathering  Pigment Sampler Set including How-To Booklet #3
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium #DBZ1315

Pigments included in this set: #1341-Weathered Black, #1338-Durango Brown, #1352-Primer Red, #1364-Terra Cotta, #1337-Dark Damp Rust, #1376-Khaki Tan, #1331-Brown Brick, #1354-Red Brick, #1368-Sunbaked Clay, #1387-Titanium White, #1333-Pebble Dirt, & Isopropyl (Empty Jar) !
  This 11-Color Weathering Pigment Sampler Set consists of eleven assorted 1oz pigments which may vary slightly from the pigments listed in the image. Each of the eleven 1oz plastic jars are labeled with the Doctor Ben's Pigment name and part number to easily refill the container when empty. The twelfth jar may be used for storing Isopropyl Alcohol (not included) or another pigment

Save 12% over purchasing all four individually! Item #SMM5003

Boxes & Blocks & Bricks-Use for Multiple Scales!
    A few years ago we purchase the California Freight & Details Co HO product line. And believe it or not, we still have a number of the detail parts that we have yet to release. So, Here are four (4) newly released palleted sets: SMM5000-Palleted Boxes-Large w/Risers (2pcs)SMM5004-Palleted Boxes-Medium w/Risers (2pcs); SMM5010-Palleted Boxes-Small w/Risers (2pcs); &

SMM5075-Palleted Cement Blocks-w/Risers (2pcs). Save 12% over purchasing all four individually! Item #SMM5003. Watch for our upcoming How-To Tutorial on our website Blog Coming Very Soon
4-Jar Weathering Solution Set #3 w/How-To Booklet #1
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium #DBZ1182
   This #Weathering Solution Set includes: Realistic Rust (#1150), Instant Age (#1152), Weathered Rust (#1154), & Muddy River Bottom (#1160) all of which are Ready-To-Use Weathering Solutions (4oz jar) for Wood, Plastic, Hydrocal©, Metal & Much More
  All of the products in this Solution set are topical applications that do not affect the surface integrity of the model. However, the more porous the surface, the more difficult it is to remove. This product has built in adhesive polymers that enable it to stick to any surface. Get too much on and want to remove it? Not a problem, use Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol to remove and try again. Read about all the great uses in our How To #1 "Turning Toys into Models" booklet and in our website Blog. You will not be disappointed! More info Here!
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Doctor Ben's How-To #4: "Hot Glue Casting" Booklet by Richard Bendever!   A number of years ago I was browsing through my old Gazette magazines and I picked up the January/February 1982 issue where I found an interesting article. In this long-out-of print magazine, I found an article about casting detail parts. In that article Terry Metcalfe described how he cast parts by melting beads of a thermoplastic called “Makit and Bakit” beads in RTV molds using an ordinary kitchen oven. I decided that this process was definitely NOT going to work for me.
  As a former Mold Maker/Tool & Die maker, I am quite familiar with the plastic injection process...  Read More ...

Roof Cyclone Vents w/Square Base (6pcs) N, HO, S & O Scale
Scale Model Masterpieces/former California Freight & Details Co.

  Description for this item: 6pcs 7/16" tall x 1/4" diameter x 1/4" base. Scale Model Masterpieces DETAIL PARTS are composed of UNFINISHED Labstone Castings and Finish is Required. Assembly using most plastic cements and painting may be completed by hand or an air... Part Number: CAL2465 Read More ...

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