9 results found for 'Tony Sissons'
Airbrushes - the inside view
Issue 159 (2005)
Catalogues and product surveys can only tell you so much. When push comes to shove, there's nothing like the word-of-mouth verdict of someone who knows what they're talking about. Six well-known modellers explain the whys and wherefores of their particular choice of airbrush.
Issue 191 (2009)
Modelling modern structures to the highest standards calls for as much skilled technique and attention to detail as any Pendon essay in card, cat's whiskers and watercolour. With his customary engineering finesse, Tony Sissons builds an exquisite 4mm scale model of an ultra-functional signal box that's a great deal more than just a pair or containers on stilts.
Construction of prefab signal box based on a prototype at Castleford, Yorkshire, using styrene sheet and brass.
Cleaner than you thought
Issue 160 (2005)
Tony Sissons explores a hi-tech method of preparing models for painting.
Issue 161 (2005)
Exploiting his engineering know-how, Tony Sissons builds an impressive modern structure in 4mm scale.
DCC - So What's In It For Me?
Issue 142 (2003)
To many finescale modellers, Digital Command Control is a total mystery. In fact it's simple, reliable and above all achievable, even for the determinedly non-technical. Avoiding electronic jargon and pseudo-science, Tony Sissons spells out the benefits of DCC, while Tim Rogers checks for electrical continuity.
Issue 153 (2004)
The signs of consumer waste, vandalism and urban decay are an integral part of the post-war scene. Tony Sissons shows how to reproduce some familiar kinds of grot in model form.
Scratchbuilding a Modern Bracket Signal
Issue 171 (2006)
When it comes to building working colour-light signals in 4mm scale, Tony Sissons is in a class of his own.
Scratchbuilt signalbox in brass and styrene sheet
Issue 158 (2005)
Tony Sissons has adopted some unconventional methods for the buildings on his P4 layout, Charlotte Road.
Southern / LT Conductor Rail Supports
Issue 170 (2006)
With installation of his P4 layout Charlotte Road in mind, Tony Sissons finds ways of speeding up assembly of these essential components for third- (and fourth-) rail electrification.