Brass Model Train Professional Services

Our business is 100% Brass Model Trains.

  • Your TECH SUPPORT and CONSULTING SERVICES look invaluable. Do you consult on selling a collection?

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  • Joint Project Video: Paint & Weathering by Jeff Lemke Trains, Inc. ESU LokSound DCC installs by ELS Train Service.

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  • Is it necessary for me to use paid TECH SUPPORT to begin a dialogue with you about my Brass Model Trains?

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  • What separates Professionally Painted Brass Model Trains from those that were simply Custom Painted?

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  • How can I repack my Brass Model Trains to arrive safely UNDAMAGED when I ship them through UPS and USPS?

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  • What does a Professional do to make certain the model runs flawlessly even after its been painted?

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  • There's no substiture for experience when it comes to working on brass model trains. Ours came from Korea.

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  • With so many different Brass Model Train issues, I'm feeling "clear as mud" about how to begin. Can you provide help?

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  • What's the purpose of the factory clear coat and is necessary to remove it before painting a Brass Model Train?

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  • Ultra smooth smooth paint finishes comes from proper technique and having an ultra clean painting environment.

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  • I have factory painted freight cars I want weathered. Can you show us a few more examples of your weathering effects?

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  • A bunch of your Testimonials say the decals look painted on. Can you show a close up of what they're talking about?

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  • Positive outcomes are an important part of Professional Services. What kind of Safe-Shipping expertise do you employ?

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  • Are there certain types of brass model trains that I should be particularly careful about shipping?

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  • Before you ship models to us, take a good look at what needs to be repaired, and just send us those components.

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  • Some Brass Model Trains have terrible red dye stains all over them. Can you tell us more about this problem?

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  • Are there any safety issues with using ultrasonic cleaners and grit-blasting tools to clean my Brass Model Trains?

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  • Is it possible to repair a model badly damaged from a drop to the floor and how long does it take to repair?

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  • What's going on with some Brass Model Trains that I buy off auction sites? Many are damaged inside the box on arrival.

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  • Many of my beautiful factory painted diesels don't run on account of cracked drive train gears. Can you help with that?

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  • Are there models or repair jobs that are really tricky to work on? So much so that they challenge you as a professional?

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  • Are there "best" paints to use on moving parts like wheels, axles, and steam locomotive side rods?

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  • I have new old stock brass in perfect condition. Why is it that when I put it on the track it doesn't work at all?

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  • I have a variety of models needing repairs. What kinds of models do you regularly perform repairs on?

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  • I purchased a brass diesel model from another seller and it arrived with the end railings bent and broken. Now what?

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  • Do you have more pictures and stories to share from when you were working in the Brass Model Train factories in Korea?

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  • Did you know that Jeff Lemke Trains, Inc. has a large collection of color railroad slides and photographs for sale on eBay?

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  • Is it better to have clean models that look like new or weathered models that show the passage of time?

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  • How do you, or how did you, go about designing a new Brass Model Train from scratch? How long did it take?

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  • What are your thoughts on keeping history alive through our Brass Model Train collections?

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  • Can we see an example of a steam locomotive that you fully readied for DCC and painted with Tru-Color Paint?

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  • I have models that need DCC installed. Can you explain how you work with DCC installation partners?

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  • You seem to have a real knack for making basic black steam locomotives look like the real thing. What's the key?

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  • I just received a NJCB NH EF-2. It's covered with sticky foam. Can it be cleaned? How will it look afterwards?

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  • When should a model train collector seek a Professional's help to diagnose and repair a cherished brass model?

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  • My diesels don't run properly. Should I send the entire model or would it be safer to send just the drives?

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