2 results found for 'Vincent de Bode'

  • Altered Alex Jacksons

    Vincent de Bode

    Issue 123 (2000)


    Vincent de Bode has been experimenting with Alex Jackson couplings for some time in the hope of making them more prototypical in appearance and more reliable in operation.

    Tags: couplings

  • The Simplest Signal Bouncer?

    Vincent de Bode, Dave Doe

    Issue 67 (1993)



    Yes, the search for the elusive signal bounce is still in progress! Experience suggests that viewers rarely notice this tiny prototypical touch, and probably don't give a damn when they do - but modellers who have witnessed the heavy, clunking motion of real semaphore signals seem compelled to replicate it in miniature. This mechanism, devised by Dave Doe and Vincent de Bode of the Netherlands Area Group of the Scalefour Society, is the simplest we've seen so far.

    Tags: operation, signals / signalling