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Review of Great MTH Layouts Parts 1 and 2

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Great MTH Layouts, Parts 1 and 2 on one DVD
MTH has made a big impact on the O gauge model train market. In the early 90s sales skyrocketed to over $60 million. This dramatic growth has been fueled by the emergence of a new breed of model railroaders called "Hi-Raiders" (layout builders who want the dependability of three-rail operation with scale model accuracy). "I wanted my new layout to be realistic," says Tony Lash, whose spectacular 70x45-foot layout is featured in this video, "and I didn't want anything that looked like a toy. MTH filled my needs."

Tony's layout is museum quality. Featured are Premier steamers, diesels and rolling stock, including the Berkshire, Big Boy, Shay, Y-gbs, SP Daylight set and many more. Another highlight is the trees - $60,000 worth. Tony commissioned the best scale model and scenery makers to create a truly spectacular, finely detailed layout. Be prepared to be amazed.

Also featured is the new MTH showroom layout which includes an in

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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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