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Episode 175: KR Models Ltd.

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Release Date: 08/16/2021

Episode 179: Tony Koester Part Two show art Episode 179: Tony Koester Part Two

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It’s part two of the “Koester Chronicles,” covering lots of interesting topics such as the origins of “Trains of Thought” and all those unpublished versions. We even found out where the puff ball tree got its start and discover how a youthful “Uncle” Dave decided that cutting up one of his mom’s pillows to create an HO scale forest, probably wasn’t the best idea he’d ever had.

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Kelly Questions: Dave Owens show art Kelly Questions: Dave Owens

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We strive to bring you all of the latest news in the world of model railroading. We don't think that's ever happened except for the time “Kelly” drove off his driveway as the safety officer for Medford Railroad Park.

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Episode 178: Tony Koester - Part One show art Episode 178: Tony Koester - Part One

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Our next guest needs no introduction after decades in the hobby, hundreds of articles, magazines edited under his watchful eye, a monthly column read by tens of thousands, Tony Koester is an icon in the hobby. Co-founder of the Nickel Plate Historical Society and with his good friend Allen McClelland, he popularized the idea of proto-freelancing.

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Waz' Happenin' Now??... Waz' Happenin' Now??... "Uncle" Dave

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We need a guy that’s spent quality time with the Secretary of Transportation, befriended a full-sized one-to-one railroad, worked with the governor of New Jersey to bring rail service in the Tri-State area to an exceptional level and stood knee deep in flood waters from Hurricane Ida.

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Episode 177: Scott Lupia show art Episode 177: Scott Lupia

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This episode features a well-respected modeler that runs his own detail parts company, spent time as an associate editor at Railroad Model Craftsman, wrote numerous articles for the model railroad press and authored one of the premier books for anyone wanting to learn how to detail model railroad locomotives.

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Kelly Questions with Rich Wisneski !! show art Kelly Questions with Rich Wisneski !!

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Here at the ole’ AML World Headquarters we've been concerned that the Kelly Questions weren’t very popular anymore… Kinda boring and uninteresting but we decided it was time to test the waters again. After a series of meetings we determined who's the most boring person in all of AML land and let him take a stab at these this hard hitting questions for a chance to find out what makes an AMLer’ tick.

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Episode 176: Klimoski/Sampson show art Episode 176: Klimoski/Sampson

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It’s always fun to catch-up with folks who’ve been on the podcast before, so on this episode we visit with Tom and Bill who discovered each other through their YouTube channels. It’s a great example of the friendships that are being created through social media. They’ve become great friends and learn a lot from each other, so we thought we’d share it with the rest of the AML Nation.

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RMC Kitbashing Award show art RMC Kitbashing Award

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So, you're asking yourself, “what should I do with those unbuilt kits sitting on the shelf above the cheeseballs for the last thirteen years??” Well friends, we here at the ‘ole AML Network have discovered the perfect solution, Railroad Model Craftsman’s Dremel Kitbashing Award. Otto Vondrak scours the globe for suitable submissions and he’s joined us in studio to tell us all about it.

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There’s nothing like catching up with old friends and this edition of the “Variety Hour” we find out what weathering guy extraordinaire Rob Arsenault has been getting dirty and our favorite emergency room doctor (retired) is always got something going on and this time was no different. Whether you’re interested in painting an Argus aircraft or visiting the Queso Cowboy’s layout, this podcast has it all.

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One More Year show art One More Year

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Just a quick thank you for all those folks that unselfishly help with Lionel’s “One More Year” campaign to help those dealing with the mental stress of cancer. It’s the eve of another 100km/60mile walk so who better to share it with than the Moderately Agitated Mailboy and the modeler simply known as “Kelly.” Every dollar donated goes directly to the Psychosocial Oncology Clinic at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

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“We’re building an HO Scale two-truck Shay.” This was our introduction to a fireball who answers to the name, Keith Revell. Ever wondered how to start a model railroad manufacturing company?? You google it of course.

If you haven’t heard of KR Models before, you’re about to, they’re already well known in Great Britain and primed to burst onto the high-end scale model scene in North America plus other locales around the world. Tighten up your chin straps and hang on, we’re about to set off on a journey we won’t soon forget. Enjoy!!