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BGTMRRING is a free podcast explaining the basics for how to partake in the marvelous hobby of model railroading.

The Beginner's Guide to Model Railroading John Gardiner IV

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BGTMRRING is a free podcast explaining the basics for how to partake in the marvelous hobby of model railroading.

    Episode 14: Major Railroads Miniseries 1: A History of North American Railroading

    Episode 14: Major Railroads Miniseries 1: A History of North American Railroading

    In this episode, I will give you a brief overview of the history of North American Railroads.

    • 29 min
    Episode 13: Track Laying, Part 1

    Episode 13: Track Laying, Part 1

    In this episode, I go over all the background information required to lay track.

    • 24 min
    Episode 12: Listener Questions 2

    Episode 12: Listener Questions 2

    In this episode, I answer a second round of questions from various listeners, covering topics from layout design to turnout types to minimum radii. I also issue a correction from a previous episode and introduce you to OO scale.

    • 28 min
    Episode 11: Benchwork!

    Episode 11: Benchwork!

    In this episode, we finally start construction of our model railroads as I describe the broad theory and individual techniques behind how to construct benchwork

    • 34 min
    Episode 10: Terminology, Tools, and Trainiacs

    Episode 10: Terminology, Tools, and Trainiacs

    This episode details all of the terminology you will need to know to understand railroading and modeling, gives you a list of tools you will need to actually build a model railroad, and tells you how to use them safely. Additionally, at the end, there is a small bonus.

    • 54 min
    Episode 9: Prototype Research (Track Planning Workshop, Part 3)

    Episode 9: Prototype Research (Track Planning Workshop, Part 3)

    In this episode, I describe how to choose a prototype railroad to model and how to research all the details necessary to model it.

    • 28 min

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