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Review of 21st Century Great Train Layouts Volume 2 DVD

 5 of 5 (2)
Jack Wheelan's "3-Rail Scale" layout has amazing detail and Kadee scale couplers. Jack loves real and scale model steam engines. He worked for EMD and was the fireman on the American Freedom train. His layout features a huge operating turntable and steam engine servicing facility, and both are exquisitely detailed.

Ron Benner's 2000 square-foot layout features GarGraves track and 59 Ross switches. Ron loves colorful diesels, signals, and carefully detailed scenery. An excellent example of a highly detailed hi-rail layout with realistic train operations.

Here's a layout like no other on the planet. A 3-D scrapbook of the Grach family featuring their travels, favorite musicians, teams, movies, and plays. Fascinating graphics create unique backgrounds for the train action. Features six trains running on four levels.

Dave Topping loves Standard gauge and has a 1000-square foot layout to prove it. Dave runs two trains each on three long loops plus an elevated loop. It h

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!

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