HOn3 Blog

Welcome to the HOn3 Blog, where HOn3 Annual editor Chris Lane will post occasional reflections on the hobby, modeling, and just about anything else he feels like. It’s quite a ride, you won’t want to miss it. All aboard!

Notes From the National Narrow Gauge Convention

December 15, 2021

Notes From the National Narrow Gauge Convention

To paraphrase the great American writer and humorist Mark Twain, “The reports of the National Narrow Gauge Convention’s death are greatly exaggerated.”

Narrow Minded Notes: Get Out of Your Safe Zone

November 30, 2020

Narrow Minded Notes: Get Out of Your Safe Zone

In the coming year, get out of your “safe” techniques, habits and thinking and become adventurous in your narrow gauge modeling.

Narrow-Minded Notes: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

December 18, 2019

Narrow-Minded Notes: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

As an influencer, you have the power to teach, encourage, promote and grow the narrow gauge hobby and other people’s enjoyment of it.

Narrow-Minded Notes: Plan Ahead and Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late

December 18, 2018

Narrow-Minded Notes: Plan Ahead and Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late

You may be gone, but your spouse, your loved ones, your kids and your friends will still be here and somebody is going to have to deal with all the books and train crap you left behind.