Clinics

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Larry Wolohon, Clinics Chair.

CLINIC SCHEDULE:

NCX 2013 Clinic Schedule Friday Schedule (November 1st)
TimeRoom 1Room 2Arts & Craft Rm
9:00 am to 10:15 amDave Duchamp
Intro to JMRI & Decoder Pro
Ron King
Scenery Demonstration
Terry Davis
Make & Take Clinic: "Building a Shed Under Construction"
This model is best done in HO - but N-scale plans and materials will be available. Attendees should bring basic tools.
$3 Materials Fee
Limited to 15 participants. Lasts 3 Hours
10:30 am to 11:45 amVince Robinson
Freight Car Lading
Dan Lewis
Operations 101: Operations for Beginners
Lunch
1:00 pm to 2:15 pmDave Capron
How to make your room size layout operate like a basement empire
Chuck White
Motor Cars
Norm Logan
Back Drop Demonstration
Starts 1:30 pm, runs to 3:30pm
2:30 pm to 3:15 pmBrooks Stover
Designing & Building Wood Frame Structures from Inexpensive materials
Jim Hockenberger & Doug Malaznik
Static Grass Demonstration
4:00 pm to 5:15 pmJohn Bopp
Early Tank Cars
Jim Hockenberger & Doug Malaznik
Static Grass Demonstration
Dinner
6:30 pm to 7:45 pmMike Burgett
CTC Signaling
Dave Thornton
PRR Hauling Iron Ore
DVD movie
Fran and Miles Hale
Woodland Scenics Make & Take: "Water, Water, Everywhere" - Part 1
This a two-part clinic creating and comparing some of the various water products. On the first night, participants prepare the base with paint and scenery materials. This must then dry overnight. On the second night participants will use four different commercial water products on the scenery base they have created. Participants will need to commit to both nights to complete the project.
Limited to 20 participants. Runs to 9:15pm
8:00 pm to 9:15 pmDean Pyers
1225 Pere Marquette Update
Bill Moore
CAD Rail Design

 

NCX 2013 Clinic Schedule Saturday Schedule (November 2nd)
TimeRoom 1Room 2Arts & Craft Rm
9:00 am to 10:15 amBill Moore
CAD Rail Design
Ron King
Scenery Demonstration
Pete Magoun
Non-traditional Approach to Backdrops
10:30 am to 11:45 amDoug Tagsold
Modeling the Railroads of Toledo, circa late 1970's
Vince Robinson
Steam Locomotive Systems
Fran & Miles Hale
Woodland Scenics Make & Take: "Building a Mini-Diorama"
Participants will learn to use various Woodland Scenics scenery materials to create a small diorama. Suitable for beginners and children as well as more experienced modelers.
Limited to 20 participants. Runs past lunch
Lunch
1:00 pm to 2:15 pmDave Capron
How to make your room size layout operate like a basement empire
Dan Lewis
Operations 201: Operations for the Layout Host
Fran & Miles Hale
Woodland Scenics Make & Take: "Building a Woodland Scenics Plastic Structure"
Join us for a make and take of a Woodland Scenics plastic building kit. We will have both N and HO scales available along with all the tools and paints needed for the project.
Limited to 20 participants. Runs to 2:30 pm
2:30 pm to 3:15 pmBrooks Stover
Researching & Modeling the Buffalo Creek & Gauley RR
Chuck White
Motor Cars
Fran & Miles Hale
Woodland Scenics Make & Take
Runs to 4:00 pm
4:00 pm to 5:15 pmJohn Bopp
Early Tank Cars
Mike Burgett
CTC Signaling
 
Dinner
6:30 pm to 7:45 pmLarry Wolohon
A Day at the Car Shops, DVD on a MDT Reefer Build
Dave Thornton
PRR Hauling Iron Ore
DVD movie
Fran and Miles Hale
Woodland Scenics Make & Take: "Water, Water, Everywhere" - Part 2
This a two-part clinic creating and comparing some of the various water products. On the first night, participants prepare the base with paint and scenery materials. This must then dry overnight. On the second night participants will use four different commercial water products on the scenery base they have created. Participants will need to commit to both nights to complete the project.
Limited to 20 participants. Runs to 9:15pm
8:00 pm to 9:15 pmDean Pyers
1225 Pere Marquette Update
Dan Lewis & Phil Doolittle
Famous RR Songs