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FINALLY ! The Union Hotel is here.

After two years plus, it’s finally available.  Thank you all for hanging in there with us.  If you have any questions or experience any problems, please let me know.  One more thing, when you go to open the files you are going to find a lot of new and revised information.  Take the time to browse through it.  It will be worth it.


Some kit bashing

Mace Maron sent a few pix of his latest “knott & Titan” I love a good pun.



Printing Bigger rather than Smaller

On our DISCUSSION page a comment was made that if you print our kits in 1:24 scale you will probably loose resolution.  I commented that I have a 1:24 Box Cab on the workbench.  Don’t think resolution is an issue.


Useful Scaling advice from "A Paper Modeler"

For easy printing at reduced scales, may I suggest Foxit Reader, a free PDF file viewer. Foxit Reader is well-known in the online paper modeling community. Besides being a great PDF viewer, it has a very easy-to-use print scaling option.
To print at a reduced scale, choose “File” > “Print”. In the “Print” window, click on the “Scale” button, then on “Custom Scale”, and enter the desired value in the % box . There is a preview window right there to show how it will look.
You can choose to print the reduced page in the center of the paper, or along the top. If you are printing at half size or smaller, you can easily print another page on the same sheet by printing along the top, then rotating and re-inserting the paper to print the second page. To print an O scale page at HO scale means printing at 55%, you might be able to fit two pages on one sheet, depending on the page margins.
If the PDF file contains multiple pages, Foxit Reader can automatically print multiple pages per sheet, although you will have to adjust the “Pages per Sheet” and “Margins” settings to get the exact scale you want (the resulting scale appears at the top of the “Preview” window).
You can get the free download here:
Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with Foxit, I’m just a paper modeler hoping to pass along some useful advice.
Thank you Paper modeling guy TM