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Fran and Miles Hale  
Model Railroading University
508 South Cedar Street  
Belton, MO   64012  

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phone 816-588-2302

Limited Time Special Offer:
"2014 Amherst Show Coupon"
Space is Limited!
Sorry, Sold Out!


Scroll down for CouponWhat: Model Railroading University - Doctorate Degree Program. Sixteen hours of instruction in Laser kit Construction-LED Lighting-Programming PICAXE Chips-Animation-3D Printing-Sketch-Up and Make your part.

Specifics: You will learn to draw a part in Google's Sketch-Up Program and then make the part on an Afinia H 3D Printer. Staff from the Afinia company will be part of the teaching team for this session. Kent Hurley, go to, to see some of Kent's work in HO scale. Kent will teach the class on Sketch-Up and on the 3D Printer. Kent is a great teacher and is really knowledgeable when using the Afinia H Printer.

The part you will draw and make on the Printer will be the turbine vents for the top of the laser kit you are building. Then MRU will have you animate the vents on top of your building. You will use a gear motor and chain drive for this part of your project. It will make a great little bit of animation for your layout.

To control all of this you will learn from Dave Bodner about the PicAxe chip for controlling lights, servos, sound, and animation. The PicAxe chip was developed for school children in England to learn how to program IC chips. You will learn to control your buildings animation and sound with this chip. The program in easy to learn and you'll know how with the help of Dave.

Model Railroading University is providing this cutting edge course and making these task easy to learn with the help of the Amherst Railroad Society. Come a be a part of making your railroad come to life. And amaze your friends!
”This clinic provides the advanced skills needed to get your railroad to a higher level."

When: January 23-24, 2014
Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show

Where: Downtown hotel conference rooms”
W. Springfield, MA 01089

Who: Instructors - Fran Hale, MMR - Miles Hale, MMR - MRU Staff
Co-sponsored by - Amherst Railway Society

$275* fee includes - two day clinic, breakfast, lunch, One day Hobby Show admission pass.
Register online or make check payable to:
Model Railroad Builders • MRU • 508 South Cedar Street, Belton, MO 64012
(816) 588-2302

Master's Degree Coupon

Note: When you place your order, the shopping cart will show the course as $267.00 or $317.00 and then it will add $8.00 S&H to make the total $275.00 or $325.00.  


MRU Instructor Miles Hale is currently featured on
the DIY Network's Workin' on the Railroad series...

For more information or to register, contact:

Fran and Miles Hale  
Model Railroading University
508 South Cedar Street  
Belton, MO   64012  

phone 816-588-2302


Sponsored by:   Fran and Miles Hale
Model Railroad Builders

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