76 results found for 'Tim Shackleton'
Issue 126 (2001)
Tim Shackleton builds another diesel using the Golden Arrow Productions 4mm body kit of Maunsell's 1937-built Southern Railway shunter
Issue 124 (2001)
Tim Shackleton improves the new Bachmann 08.
Issue 171 (2006)
Ugly, unsung and unsuccessful it may have been, but this pioneering British diesel went on to play a major role in BR's technical development programme. Tim Shackleton builds this unique locomotive in P4 from an Alexander Models kit.
Issue 141 (2003)
Modern diesels are all the same? Not so, says Tim Shackleton. A seemingly simple conversion of a Heljan class 47 into a Freightliner 57 revealed all manner of intriguing prototype variations.
7mm RTR - is this the big breakthrough?
Issue 162 (2005)
Tim Shackleton looks at the new class 03 shunter from DJH
9F - Part 1
Issue 90 (1996)
Tim Shackleton conjures a 4mm 'Spaceship' 2-10-0 from a variety of sources.
9F - Part 2
Issue 91 (1996)
Conclusion of the story about a spectacularly filthy 4mm model of a 9F.
A Barclay Bruiser
Issue 137 (2002)
The finished P4 model exudes an oily sheen, achieved by spraying much-diluted Metalcote Gunmetal from half and inch away - the further the spraying distance, the flatter the finish. Note the oil seepage on the bodyside panels and along the footplate, the grubby handrails and the scruff marks around the steps. Details such as this take seconds to apply but make a word of difference to the appearance. I fancy I can hear the throb of the eight-cylinder Gardner engine and the hiss of brakes being released.
A Brake with Tradition
Issue 133 (2002)
Tim Shackleton builds a 4m kit from the Pocket Money range. It's cheap, accurate and convincing, even if the instructions show signs of cost-cutting.
A Fistful of Fivers
Issue 127 (2001)
Tim Shackleton reviews a selection of L&Y locomotives modelled in 4mm.