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Review of World Class HiRail Layouts Part 1 DVD

 4.5 of 5 (2)
Learn from the pros. New ideas. Get inspired. Hi-Rail layouts are the new rage in O gauge layout building. We take you on a tour of three of the finest. First stop, the largest model train exhibit in the country, the New Jersey Hi-Railers' 185 X 45-foot layout operating 38 trains against a backdrop of museum quality scenery. Next stop, the Train Masters of Babylon with 3,000 square-feet of mainlines, subways, sidings, and a spectacular, custom-built, ten-foot long trestle bridge. Last stop, the Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers' layout featuring 28 scale miles of track, incredible vistas, and an irresistible mix of diesel and steam power.

Since the mid-90s, train manufacturers have produced the most realistic and highly detailed model locomotives ever made. Layout builders have responded by raising the bar for realistic scenery and prototypical operation to a level never seen before in Hi-Rail O gauge railroading.

A layout is never finished. Whether you are just getting s

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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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