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The BUG Photo Etch Bending Tool

The BUG Photo Etch Bending Tool

My Z scale tool arsenal is very basic, really about as fancy as I get is my resistance soldering unit. I now have a new favorite tool on my workbench… the “BUG” made by The Small Shop. Conceptually it’s a remarkably simple little device in that it allows you to make clean, precise bends in […]

November 30, 2011 0 Comments More
Z Scale Clearance Gauges

Z Scale Clearance Gauges

It doesn’t come up every day but it most definitely does come up: how big should my tunnel portal be, how much height do I need under a bridge, why didn’t I think of train clearance before I built my layout? It’s really unfortunate when someone builds a scene and only then realizes they can’t […]

September 11, 2011 0 Comments More
The Grassinator™

The Grassinator™

UPDATE | January 2019: We now have the Grassinator™ available for sale through Ztrack websites and through AZL and Rokuhan dealers. The Ztrains Grassinator™ is the handheld static grass applicator that can add upright static grass to your layout and add an amazing amount of realism quickly and easily. The Grassinator™ was originally built and sold […]

February 12, 2011 More
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