Author: Michael Petersen

ProtoThrottle Handle Upgrade Kit

They’re here!  Premium handle upgrades for your ProtoThrottle! One long brass handle, two short brass handles, and a red plastic handle for the brake.  $45 for the kit. Available at Trainfest this weekend.  Special discount when purchased with a throttle at the show!  Come see us at the Spring Creek Model Trains booth.

Grain Belt Models

What is Grain Belt Models? While not “officially” launching for another couple weeks, here’s a sneak peak at a new line of N- and HO-scale models. How does this fit with Iowa Scaled Engineering’s traditionally all-electronic product line? 3D printing. We have been using 3D printing to make faceplates and brackets for our other products […]

Culvert Pipes as Loads

Nelson Moyer recently completed a very nice gondola load using some of our HO-scale Grain Belt Models culvert pipes. Nelson’s description of the work: “The CB&Q GM-4 gondola is a Walthers P2K 52 ft. mill gondola kit. I added the reinforcing strap on the top of the sill per CB&Q practice, painted the car with […]