Point of View

This is a place to express my viewpoints on the hobby and where I think we might, or could be headed. You may not agree with everything said here and that's fine. Enjoy the conversation.

First up is an op/ed piece about the aging of the hobby.

When I'm old and gray.

Every few years we tend to work ourselves into a dither over the fact that the current practitioners of the hobby are all getting older. There's more than one way of looking at this inescapable fact, as outlined in this PDF download.  More...

The State of O Scale

If you are considering a switch to O Scale, you need to understand the current situation in order to make an informed choice about whether your modeling objectives are feasible in 1/4" scale. This 12 page PDF will help you understand the driving forces of the scale. More...

A printer friendly, text only version that's considerate of your ink cartridges is also available.  Printer friendly version...

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