Scale Model Animation
      Making Small Models Come to Life
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Model animation — bringing models to life — adds enormously to the
      Interest and enjoyment of any layout or individual model !

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Raspberry Pi for Model Railroaders   Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Mar 2019

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         Build a WiFi Throttle MRH RE April 2019

         Build a WiFi Throttle you can customize

 

    

     Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Dec 2016     Arduino_for_Modelers.pdf
     (A modeler’s introduction to the Arduino)

 

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Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Mar 2017  Page 204   DCC_Projects_Using_Arduino_Mar2017.pdf
(DCC projects using the Arduino)

 

 

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HO Collector Magazine,   Q4 2018
(Lionel HO for the Ages)

 

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Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine,   March 2017
(Bob’s Barber Shop)

 

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Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Jan 2016     Model_Working_Cranes2.pdf
(Building Four HO Scale Animated Cranes & Moving Cargo)


Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Dec 2015    Model_Working_Cranes1.pdf
(Building Four HO Scale Animated Cranes)


Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Nov 2014   Battery Powered Models in HO Scale.pdf
(Operating, remote controlled, dead-rail locomotives & models)

 

Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine,   May 2014
(A survey of projects for animating your model railroad)

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Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine, February 2012    Points_of_Light.pdf
(Using micro Light Emitting Diodes in Scale Models–Tools & Techniques)


Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag Aug 2012   Bring_a_Wrecking Crane to Life.pdf
(Detailed Construction Guide for Animating an Athearn 250 Ton Model Crane
With DCC Control of Boom, Cab, Hook Motion, Lighting, & Custom Sound)


NYCentral Modeler Magazine, 2nd Quarter 2012   Crossbucks_&_Crossing_Gates.pdf
(Construction Guide to Kitbashing Lighted Crossing Gates & Crossbucks)


Model Railroad Hobbyist Mag, Feb 2013   Teach Your Engineers to Turn_Heads.pdf
(Build an Animated HO Scale Engineer that Looks Where He is Going)


Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine, July 2013   Scale Flash_Photography.pdf
(Realistic Animated Operation of a Rail-side Photographer)

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                          Upcoming in 2020:

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            NMRA Pacific Northwest Regional Convention  Eugene, Oregon

                                     Two Clinics on Animation and DCC

 

                                    Past 2019:

NMRA 2nd Division Portland, Oregon “DCC Projects Beyond the Locomotive

Railway Modellers Meet of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Build a Simplified WiFi Throttle You Can Customize and Model Railroading with Arduinos

 

NMRA National Convention  Salt Lake City, Utah

Animating Scale Model Cranes: Five Projects for Model Railroaders  

Prototype Maintenance of Way Cranes and Derricks

 

35th National Garden Railway Convention Portland, Oregon

Animation in Model Railroads and Make & Take: Model Railroading with Arduinos

 

 

  Check out my Scale Model Animation Blog too!
                                  And
   Scale Model Animation Videos on YouTube

        Visit one of the great inspirations that influenced my modeling – Pendon Museum, U.K.

Photo Coutesy of The Pendon Museum, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, U.K.
©Geoff Bunza 2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018

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