January 19th, 2013 Meet

Meet Photos

Peter Gray provided a clinic on painting commodity plastic structures at the afternoon KitBusters workshop.

Display Table Photos

Stan kindly lead us through the Display Table review.

Paul Anderson built a slick mechanical arrangement to throw the points on a double cross over with a single tortoise.

Here is the mechanism installed under a HO Trak module.

David Premeau brought out the O.V. Hooker & Son monster structure kit by South River Modelworks.

This is what is should look like when finished!

Don Leger's ICG boxcar that was extensively weathered by Peter Gray.

Algonquin Bottlers was built by Grant Knowles and Don Leger for Don's layout.

Grant K picked up this"protoypical" jigsaw puzzle while on vacation in North Dakota.

Stan Conley construction is in progress on the Blue Ridge Coal company kit made by Full Steam Ahead.

Inside view showing the additional bracing Stan has added.

David Gardner brought out the Metcalfe Platform SHelter (GWR).

The paper kit was included in the Railway Modeller mag.

Steve Glew has his brand new Japanese C56 on display.

With a portion of the East Japan's Koumi Line vegetable train.

Peere Gray brought out 9 heavily weathered freight cars.

One of Peter's cars.

Another car.

And one more for good measure.

A plastic craftsman kit freshened up by Peter Gray.

Another "plastic" structure by Peter.

Another "plastic" structure by Peter.

Another "plastic" structure by Peter.

Another "plastic" structure by Peter.

A unique Watermellon car built by David Steer.

Motive power heavily weathered by Peter.

For the January meet, we'll be congregating at the Emmanual United Church on Smyth Road. The meet will take place in the hall on the upper floor.

Location: The Emmanuel United Church
691 Smyth Road, Ottawa

The church is located in the north corner of Smyth and Dauphin Roads, just east of the CHEO Hospital.

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The program will consist of two clinics in the morning followed by a KitBusters Work Shop in the afternoon. There will be an afternoon clinic related to weahtering locomotives.


The subject for the January Display table is Not Defined (at the moment).
So feel free to bring out what ever you like.


The entry fee is $7.00 at the door.
NMRA members can join the SLD / NMRA and enjoy all of its benefits for a nominal fee and guests are always welcome.

Please feel free to call any member of the Executive if you have any questions or ideas. We always appreciate your input.

Meet Timetable

9:30 AM Doors open $7.00 Admission charge.

Registration, Membership, Raffle ticket sales, Coffee.

10:00 AM Introductions
Superintendent's welcome and any new business.
Morning Activities Clinic 1: Working With Metal.
By: John Stewart

Clinic 2: Summer Vacation Travelog
By: Grant Knowles

Display Table

12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch Break
Members are on their own to seek nourishment before the afternoon activities.
1:30 - 4:30 PM Loco Weathering Workshop & Kitbusters
In the afternoon Peter G will provide a clinic and guidance in weathering your locomotive.
For those who are not participating in the clinic, you may work on other projects as per the Kitbusters format.

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