An exciting new product announcement!

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An exciting new product announcement!
Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:17 PM

We are excited to announce a new product: Garden Railways Complete Collection archive on DVD-ROM! Marc Horovitz has spent many hours entering in key words and getting items scanned. We've both been doing the early testing of the product to make sure it's the best quality item possible.

Please visit our catalog for more information and to preorder. If you have questions about what's included, please ask away here. I'm happy to answer them.

 

Update: Some screenshots and other information here. 

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Posted by ARIA on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:05 AM
Great project. Many printed previous isues are no longer available Can you explain how it works ? Is it a pdf collection or is there a Garden Railways Magazine proprietary software/viewer included in the DVD.
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Posted by Bob Keller on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:40 PM

It should be like our (Classic Toy Trains magazine) set. The issues and extra material are in PDF format, but they are locked for use with the software on the discs. You should be able to either load everything on your computer (if you have the space), or do a partial load. You can use the search search function and it will tell you which disc you need to load for what you wish to read.

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Posted by Svein on Thursday, December 29, 2016 1:15 PM

Interesting. Is this the equivalent to the MRR 75 years anniversary DVD set? I have this set and am very pleased with it, in contrary to many other feedbacks that I've read. It works on both Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, I have reinstalled my computer several times and have had no problem installing the DVDs on either of them. Mac is a totally different issue though...

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Posted by paultheloon on Monday, January 02, 2017 9:23 PM

What's the price?Question

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Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:08 AM

To answer the questions, yes this is a similar product to the MR DVD. However, it is updated to work on the latest operating systems (including  Mac). Follow the link to read the specs on that.

 

Price is $89.95

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Posted by vsmith on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 10:53 AM
Very very tempted :D

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:11 AM

Got a coupon to burn...Does this include all the articles in the digital downloads part of the store?  They seem to be selected compilations.

 

Thanks!

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Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:33 AM

Eric, YES all articles from 32 years of the magazine are included (though they aren't grouped like they are in the store).

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Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:30 PM

Rene Schweitzer

Eric, YES all articles from 32 years of the magazine are included (though they aren't grouped like they are in the store).

 

 

UPDATE: I realized that there are two PDFs in our store that originated from an old book by Marc Horovitz and Russ Larson. For instance, "Building an indoor layout. . " , #19, is not included, nor is "An introduction to live steam," #21. Everything else is included.

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:29 AM

Mahalo (Thanks!).  Now to shake down the "bank." 

 

- Eric

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Monday, February 06, 2017 1:50 AM

The bank has been shaken! Looking forward to receiving this!

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