7 results found for 'Francis Samish'
A Narrow Gauge Ruston for 7mm
Issue 30 (1989)
Francis Samish builds the excellent Wrightlines kit and ends up giving it a scratch-built chassis when the initial quickie fails.
Papermill Industrial in 4mm
Issue 19 (1988)
We spotted Francis Samish's 4mm Bagnall making a brief 'guest appearance' at the 1987 IMREX exhibition and immediately had it noted as one of the nicest examples of industrial narrow gauge we had seen for some time. Francis was persuaded that some biographical details were in order - and here they are.
The Planet Sweet
Issue 53 (1992)
Francis Samish builds an ideal beginners kit in 4mm.
Nonneminstre Models Hibberd 'Planet' diesel-mechanical shunter whitemetal kit.
Upgrading 'Two Bob' Cement Wagons
Issue 59 (1992)
The Dapol/Airfix 4mm construction kits of the distinctive 'Presflo' and 'Prestwin' cement wagons are classically suitable cases for the it-bashing treatment - cheap and cheerful, yet basically accurate examples of vehicles that would be hell to scratchbuild. Francis Samish took both on.
Issue 78 (1995)
Francis Samish upgrades a 4mm kit of the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway's famous 0-6-4ST.
Based on the Chivers Finelines body and Minitrix chassis.
Compendium 3 (1997)
Francis Samish builds a tiny 4mm narrow gauge tank based on a Roxey kit.
'Talyllyn' in 4mm
Issue 36 (1990)
Francis Samish builds a 1940 version of 'Talyllin' No.1 - a loco which can still be seen today - using the new Meridian kit.