5 results found for 'Chris Lamacraft'
An Introduction to Hemyock
Issue 230 (2014)
It was in MRJ 31 that Chris Lamacraft described the building of Ashburton; now he returns with an account that considers his thoughts behind the design of his latest layout Hemyock
Issue 31 (1989)
Chris Lamacraft's EM layout is a first exercise in finescale railway modelling. indeed it's a first exercise in any kind of railway modelling, so it involved a great deal of learning, experimentation and what Chris calls "simple logic". This is a heart-warming and encouraging tale of a finescale first effort
Cheap and Simple Point Control
Issue 44 (1991)
It's cheap, it's easy, it doesn't require any kind of precision - and it works! Chris Lamacraft applied his branch of low-tech control to his 4mm model of Ashburton with complete success.
Levers and interlocking
Hybrid Couplings for Ashburton
Issue 79 (1995)
Chris Lamacraft marries Alex Jackson couplings with Sprat & Winkles and comes up with a hybrid; it may not look quite so beautiful as the thoroughbreds, but, like most mongrels, is steady, reliable and cheap.
Home-made auto-couplings operated by magnets / electromagnets.
The Making of Hemyock
Issue 239 (2015)
Continuing his story about Hemyock from MRJ 230, Chris Lamacraft now moves on to the construction of his EM gauge layout. Set in the 1930s, this fine model of the Great Western Railway station aims to capture the day-to-day life of a branch line station.