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Model Railroading
America's Hobby Superstore Destination!
Join the NMRA (National Model Railroad
Association) or (and) Model Railroading Club and
receive these benefits from
Hobby Depot America.





Option 1
Join the NMRA or a Model Railroading Club and receive a 15% discount*
on in store and special order purchases for all your model railroading
needs from
Hobby Depot America.

Option 2
Join the NMRA and a Model Railroad Club and receive a 20% discount*
on in store and special order purchases for all your model railroading
needs from
Hobby Depot America.

Free Shipping and Handling on special orders.  FOB Hubertus, WI

Discounts* on labor for repairs, service, custom painting, decaling, DCC
system installs and sound system installs.

Discounts* on clinic and class fees.

* Discounts can not be combined with other sales, offers, short discount items or other
discounts.

Plus

All the benefits of being a NMRA member.

Click NMRA benefit link below.


These benefits end with the expiration of your membership(s) and begin with your
renewal of your membership(s).
Services we provide:

  • Custom Painting
  • Custom Weathering / Rusting
  • Custom Decaling
  • DCC Decoder Installation
  • Sound System Installation
  • Custom Lighting
  • Custom Building
  • Coupler Upgrades
  • Repowering Locomotives
  • Repairs
  • Locomotive Maintenance
  • Layout Design Assistance
  • Lionel Service
  • MTH Service
  • Classes
  • Clinics
Club Connection
Kettle Moraine Ballast Scorchers
Railroad Club
Cedar Creek Central
Railroad Club
Great Lakes Central
Model Railroad Club
Coming Soon!
Model Railroading
Classes & Clinics
  • Modular Benchwork        
  • Layout Planning
  • Rock Faces
  • Roads and Pavement
  • Trees
  • Landscaping
  • Scenery Details
  • Decaling
  • Backdrop Painting
  • Airbrushing
  • Laying Track for Reliability
  • Modeling River & Waterfalls
  • Easy Weathering
  • Laying Roadbed
  • Soldering
  • Wiring Basics
  • Creating your Forest
  • Advanced Wiring
  • Basic DCC Systems
  • Advanced DCC Systems
  • DCC Multi Functional
    Lighting
  • DCC Decoder Installation
  • Realism in Structures
  • Scratch Building Structures
  • Resin Casting
  • Who is the NMRA
Classes & Clinic Descriptions

Modular Benchwork
Dates:
Time:
Cost:
Build the proper foundation for your layout from design to finish.  You will learn design
and construction methods.  You can get solid results even if you have never done any
woodworking before.

Soldering
Dates:
Time:
Cost: FREE
Learn soldering techniques and their application in model railroading.  Learn how
soldering will provide you with smooth operations.

Rock Faces
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
We will teach you how to make and color realistic rock formations which can be
easily added to any layout or diorama.  Included with the clinic is personalized
instruction along with the necessary materials to cast, color and mount your own rock
faces.

Roads and Pavement
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
You will learn how to easily add roads, parking lots, runways and other paved areas to
layouts or dioramas.  Included with the clinic is personalized instruction along with the
necessary materials to create realistic looking roads, sidewalks, runways and parking
lots.

Landscaping
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
We will teach you how to blend and texture various scenery products.  Included with
the clinic is personalized instruction along with the necessary materials to blend and
create realistic landscaping.

Scenery Details
Dates:
Time:
Cost:$20.00
We will teach you how to model underbrush, bushes, turf, fine-leaf foliage, flowering
foliage, field grass, and dead fall to layouts or dioramas.  Included with the clinic is
personalized instruction along with the necessary materials to create scenery details.

Trees
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
You will learn how easy it is to make and add trees to any layout or diorama.  Included
with the clinic is personalized instruction along with the necessary materials to
assemble and mount various size tress.  Once you complete this clinic, you will have
all the skills you need to model an entire forest.

River and Waterfall
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
We will teach you how to create the illusion of water depth, make a river and a
waterfall.  Included with the clinic is personalized instruction along with the necessary
materials to create a river and a waterfall.

Decaling
Dates:
Time:
Cost: $20.00
We will teach you how to make your own water slide decals using a personal
computer and color printer along with application and blending in decals to your
model.  You will also learn how to use decal softening and setting solutions.  Included
with your clinic is personalized instruction along with the necessary materials to have
a hands on experience.
Classes and Clinics begin in
October.

Class and Clinic descriptions will
be added soon!

Watch for Updates, dates and
times!
Site Under Continuous Improvement!


Link to National Model Railroad web site
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