I needed a way to drill a 3/8″ to 1/2″ diameter hole in 2″ thick rigid foam. Traditional drill bits wander too much and leave a terribly ragged hole. So do spade bits. A hole saw works great, but the smallest I could find was 3/4″. So… I tried a Grain Belt Models 36″ HO-scale […]
Author: Michael Petersen
Introducing the limited edition Red Faceplate ProtoThrottle! Available exclusively from Spring Creek Model Trains. See it in person (and get your own!) at the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet this weekend or contact the store directly: 402-365-7628 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The latest from the ISE Labs, a motion sensing flange squeal module! Still just a prototype, but proof that it actually works. See it in action at the 2022 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, July 29-30, 2022.
Make it really HUM with the new SoundBytes Transformer Hum module! See it in action at the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, July 29-30, 2022.
Available exclusively from Des Plaines Hobbies… ProtoThrottle with blue faceplates! Also, check out their other deals at their 39th Anniversary Sale this weekend, Jun 24-26, 2022!
Did you know… The SoundBytes module was designed with the help of our friend jt Burke over at Scale Sound Systems. His ability to design speaker enclosures that extract awesome sound from small places helped make SoundBytes into the simple, affordable device that it is. Be sure to check out his line of premium DCC/sound […]
Are you missing Leap Day this year? Honor February 29th with 29% off all SoundBytes modules, now through March 5! https://www.iascaled.com/store/ModelRailroad/SoundBytes
As we near the end of our current run of ProtoThrottles, we wanted to provide an update on the next batch (which, by the way, includes #1000!). When the current stock of throttles in the ISE store is gone, that’s it until we get this next batch back in house, assembled, and tested. See below […]
Calling all scale model civil engineers… 25% off all culvert pipe, now through Feb 26! Multiple sizes available in HO, S, and O-Scale: https://www.iascaled.com/store/GBM/CulvertPipe Use coupon code CIVE25.
Now through February 19, get all five color plastic handles and a ProtoThrottle Pocket included FREE with any ProtoThrottle purchase!