15 results found for 'Philip Hall'
A question of balance
Issue 213 (2012)
Philip Hall explains how to increase the haulage capabilities of the Hornby 'T9'.
Check Your Rods
Issue 230 (2014)
Whilst RTR engines have a degree of in-built slop, Philip Hall suggests that when converting them to EM or P4, it is wise to check that the coupling rod holes match the wheel centers exactly. This is easy to do, and he shows us how to correct any inaccuracies that may exist
Converting the Unconverted
Issue 205 (2011)
The refinement and accuracy of today's ready-to-run models now complements the aspirations of the finescale modeller. So we have called upon Philip Hall to use his extensive knowledge of converting them to both EM or P4, to tell us the best route to take. With the 0-4-4T being one of the trickiest of locomotives to build, we have chosen the Hornby M7 as the theme to this discussion.
A Q&A with Philip Hall looking at the process of converting the Hornby M7 for EM or P4.
Compendium 1 (1988)
Philip Hall looks at a brace of industrials.
Issue 155 (2004)
Philip Hall gets his eyes tested - and finds a new way of taking the headache out of modelling close up.
Issue 173 (2007)
P4 modeller Philip Hall gets to grips with the Hornby 'Grange'.
GWR Heavy Freight 2-8-0
Issue 216 (2012)
Notes and illustrations on converting to P4 and upgrading heavy freight 2-8-0s from Hornby and Bachmann.
In Search of a Reliable Low-Visibility Auto-Coupling
Issue 0 (1985)
Reduced size 'Sprat & Winkle' auto-couplings for 4mm scale.
Making the Most of Ready to Run Wagons
Issue 262 (2018)
Although both discerning modellers, Trevor Pott and Philip Hall have seen the benefits of refining popular RTR wagons. One looks at a Bachman model and the other by Oxford Rail, one is in EM and the other P4, and both simple-to-achieve improvements
Point Control - With brass Knobs On
Issue 53 (1992)
Never one to content himself with so-called 'standard practice', Philip Hall has come up with a simple, cheap and reliable method of point and signal control for his 4mm Taw Vale Light Railway, operated by stylish polished fittings.