6 results found for 'Andrew Wiles'
A GWR Saddle Tank in 4mm
Compendium 2 (1994)
Andy Wiles, one of our earliest contributors, makes a welcome return in Compendium with an account of his beautiful 4mm GWR saddle tank locomotive - a model which captures the character of the prototype so well that we warded it the MRJ Chalice at Scaleforum in 1988. Look out for the remarkable chassis and drive, and the authentically-plated tank.
'850' class 0-6-0T
A Sprung Underframe for Six-Wheelers
Issue 9 (1986)
Andy Wiles of IKB Models describes his simple but ingenious means of keeping six-wheeled vehicles on the rails using leaf springs.
Modelling Baulk Road Pointwork - Part 1
Issue 0 (1985)
In the first issue of British Railway Journal, Andrew Wiles described the method he developed for constructing Brunel's baulk road in 4mm scale. In this, the first Model Railway Journal, he describes some of the principles and details of prototype point construction for this type of trackwork. The method devised to represent this distinctive permanent way in model form will be described in the next issue.
Modelling Baulk Road Pointwork - Part 2
Issue 1 (1985)
In the special preview issue of Model Railway Journal Andrew Wiles looked at the prototype details of pointwork for baulk road. In this issue the methods evolved, both for the production of components in 4mm scale, and their assembly into a working point are described.
No. 1 Shop: Lining on a Knife Edge
Issue 3 (1985)
Intricate lining can be the bane of the modeller's life. What is left after bow-pens, drawing instruments and tiny brushes have failed? Well, there's the surgical knife – and Andrew Wiles explains how he uses it to operate on paintwork.
No. 1 Shop: More Portescap Conversions
Issue 4 (1985)
Comments on converting Portescap gearboxes.