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Review of Tinplate Legends in Action Volume 2 DVD

 5 of 5 (2)
If you love colorful, classic tinplate trains in action on elaborate layouts - this DVD is for you.

We visit Chuck Brasher in Grass Valley, CA to get an update on his fine layout and collection. Chuck is adamant about his trains being original, and he has some of the finest examples of tinplate trains and accessories on the planet - the State Set, Blue Comet, President's Special, the Ives Circus Set, Lionel Airplane, Lionel Race Cars, and many more.

Dave Corbett started collecting Postwar Lionel - then he fell in love with American Flyer Standard Gauge. Dave built a fabulous layout, and he is not shy about telling us why he loves American Flyer Standard Gauge.

Then to Reno to see Jim McCarthy's layout featuring the Brute, National Limited, Olympian, Black Diamond, and other reproductions of Standard Gauge classics.

We also show, from start-to-finish, the building of our 46-foot long tinplate layout built right here at TM. Prepare to be amazed - you've never

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.
Good.
Excellent!

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.
Fair.
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.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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