mrr.trains.com Model Railroader magazine Executive Editor Andy Sperandeo shows you how he makes the track on his home model railroad layout electrically reliable. He’ll show you how he solders wire feeders to the rails, bus wires, and track switches for good contact and smooth operation. Follow Andy’s tips and you’ll be on your way to trouble-free opeation on your own layout, whether it’s a 4×8 or a large layout like Andy’s or Model Railroader’s MR&T. Video Rating: 4 / 5
In this how-to video from Model Railroader magazine, Managing Editor David Popp shows you some easy techniques for laying derailment-free N scale track on your model train layout. David shows how to cut flex track, work with Peco rail joiners, solder rail joiners, file the joints until they’re smooth, and add feeder wires. Using these techniques on your N scale layout will keep your trains running smoothly and on the track. Most of David’s techniques will work on HO or O scale model railroads also. Then he shows some trains in operation on his N scale Naugatuck Valley New Haven layout.