a ModelersLife

Jim and Lionel celebrate 10,000 downloads in just three and a half months. Super fan Bruce Kelly stops by to discuss his favorite parts of the show.

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We answer some more viewer mail because we can. The mailroom boy Bruce joins us for this issue of viewer mail after an extended stay in the basement.

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Ron decided to try his hand at the Kelly Questions and did okay. We found out about his connections to the mob and his love of the Pennsy railroad.

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This is an interview i wanted to do right from the beginning. Marty is an old friend who's seen all sides of the hobby as well as spending time in the Navy.

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Once again we answer our voluminus viewer mail. Jim and Lionel apologize to Rhode Island and talk about the Lone Ranger's missing tent.

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A ModelersLife goes international with Jim Gifford. An accomplished modeler from Australia, Jim gives us an insight into the hobby from the southern hemisphere.

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Bruce tries his hand at the Kelly Questions while enjoying the tin foil helmet.

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Live from Sturtevant, Wisconsin it's uhhh... Thursday.  Mike Slater is the second victim of the Kelly Questions.

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Another Viewer Mail review launches itself into cyber space as we stand back and admire it.  Topics range from the demise of Rocky Point in Rhode Island to the Bass-O-Matic 2000. Enjoy !!

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Super fan Bruce Kelly who originally suggested we ask viewers a series of questions, is the first person to answer the "Kelly Questions."  As an added bonus, we talk to Bruce's wife Yonti and find out she's been painting some of her stools.

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Sara Kelly a journalism professor has been shooting and reporting on model railroading for a forth coming documentary entitled Model Citizens. She discusses all of what's happened up until this point and what she's hoping for in the future. 

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In this version of viewer mail Jim and Lionel discuss all of the e-mail they've received, the new Facebook fan page, Kelly questions and of course Mighty Mouse.

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Peter is a very interesting fellow with a facinating background, aside from being an accomplished architect and model railroader. He's also a sculpture, farmer, mover of furniture, world traveller, friend of the planet and all-round great guy.

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This episode we answer more viewer mail, discuss our logo, podcast categories, Oshkosh U and the desire to please the french.

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Jason Reis: Model railroader or boy genius you be the judge. Jason tells us about designing layouts, learning to drive at an early age and using his wife's phone for the betterment of the hobby.

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In this episode Tom discusses travelling by train his work with Nople Ape and his love for King of the Hill.

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We examine our viewer mail from the first episode of "a ModelersLife."

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The lost Barbalet tapes. This is part one of a two part interview with Tom Barbalet founder of Model Rail Radio.

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