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The word clinic is Model railroad speak for a "how-to" class. Periodically, LMRC members will give clinics to share knowledge and skills with other members. Frequently these are hands on sessions.
Some recent clinics and related events are:
March 21, 2019 - Ron St. Laurent demonstrates how to wire and mount Tortoise switch machines and a clever technique for mounting toggle switches on the layout fascia.
Download handouts: Tortoise - How to wire and mount and Fascia mounted toggle switches
February 21, 2019 - Tim Childs gives an Introduction to JMRI
August 23, 2018 - Ron St.Laurent shows members how to install a DCC decoder
July 12, 2018 - Kyle Cornelius shares weathering techniques
June 21, 2018 - Ron St. Laurent walks members through assembling the LMRC wood chip car kit
May 24 ,2018 - Alex VanZanten demonstrates how to make trees using a safety spin tool, wire, and sisal rope
- Apr 4, 2013 - The President Travels by Train by Rad Jones, MSU Criminal Justice instructor and retired U.S. Secret Service agent
- Jan 2, 2013 - Kevin Griffin - Track Laying, part 2
- Dec 19, 2012 - Kevin Griffin - Track Laying, part 1
- Oct 4, 2012 - Ron St. Laurent - Club Car Building Clinic
- Aug 16, 2012 - Jeremy Brown - Building Structures 101 handout (PDF)
- Mar 22, 2012 - Jeremy Brown - Painting Clouds
- Mar 15, 2012 - Kevin Griffin - A condensed history of railroads in the US and Canada.
- Mar 8, 2012 - Ron St. Laurent - Programming Your Long Address handout
- Feb 2, 2012 - Michael Frezell - Rolling stock tune-up
- Jul 7, 2011 - Alex VanZanten - Making pine trees using a safety spin tool, wire, and sisal rope.
- May 7, 2011 - Michael Frezell - Amtrak at 40
- Mar 3, 2011 - John Hartmann - Painting and Weathering rocks
- Jan 20, 2011 - Kevin Griffin - Layout Design
- Dec 19, 2010 - Jeremy Brown - How to lay track
- Nov 30, 2010 - Movie night - the club went to see Unstoppable
- Oct 21, 2010 - Ron St. Laurent - Soldering Techniques handout
- Sep 9, 2010 - Mike Frezell - Basic Airbrushing and Weathering
Watch the Club calendar for announcements of future clinics.