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Review of World Class HiRail Layouts Part 3 DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
rothers Armando and Dan Vargas created two magnificent Hi-Rail layouts. Highlights include a six-foot tall replica of El Capitan in Yosemite, scratch-built models of Grauman's Chinese Theater, Capitol Records and the most detailed model of Grand Central Terminal you'll ever see. These realistic settings provide the perfect environment for the SP Daylight, the Pennsy's Congressional, Union Pacific's streamlined passenger train headed by Alco PAs, and mixed freights headed by modern Heritage decorated diesels. Incredibly detailed scenery includes trees, mountains, and waterfalls. The Vargas brothers raise the bar for lifelike vistas and prototypical train operation.

The Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders of Long Island offer plenty of train action amidst realistic scenery in a club setting where each member contributes. We visit the National New York Central Railroad Museum in Elkhart, IN where a real Mohawk and streamlined E8 are proudly on display plus a giant U-shaped, s

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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