The following is a list of items that are useful to have around when modelling:

  • Liquid Electrical Tape
  • Steak or filleting knife for carving foam
  • Flat metal measuring stick for setting module rail height at shows.
  • Insided out clothes pins for clamps
  • Tubes of artist acrylic paints for painting or stain
  • Latex paint to glue ground cover and track
  • Coffee stirrers
  • Rochester Model Rails newsletter
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Shish kabob sticks
  • Track cleaner – Bright Boy
  • “for sale” signs for sheet styrene
  • Extra Kadee couplers and coupler springs
  • Volt Ohm Meter (VOM) or Multimeter
  • Test leads with alligator clips
  • Super glue
  • Coupler and track gauge
  • Rail nippers
  • Small files
  • Extension cords
  • Metal and insulating rail joiners
  •  Aquanet hairspray
  •  Old copiers and printers for gears and parts
  • Old wind-up alarm clocks for gears
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