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Review of 3-Rail O Scale Trains DVD

 5 of 5 (2)
The new game in town is called 3-Rail O Scale, and it features O scale couplers and diesels with fixed pilots.

Manufacturers are in on the action. They are either producing 3-Rail O Scale products, or have made new items 3-Rail O Scale ready, enabling an easier transition to scale couplers, etc.

We make a return visit to Norm Charbonneau, a hobby Super Star in weathering and scenery. Norm has created a new, larger layout that shows how he converted to scale Kadee couplers and fixed pilots.

Next we visit the Hi-Rail Modular Train Club in Griffith, IN. They have installed their permanent layout, and added a large storage yard for their members' fleet of realistic trains, many of which are 3-Rail O Scale.

18 different trains - steam and diesel, freight and passenger - pass through rural and industrial areas on a three-track mainline.

Both Norm and the Griffith hi-railers use only modern command control operating systems to run their trains. The effect is

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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