Issue 103 1998 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Parkside Dundas 4mm BR 26-ton iron-ore tippler wagon diag.1/185. Alan Gibson 4mm LMS rebuilt Royal Scot kit. 6941 Models etched 7mm coach door hinges. London Road Models 1998 catalogue. Michael Osborne 4mm & 7mm LNWR wagon numberplates. Worsley Works 'Scratch Aid' etched narrow gauge coach parts. Powsides wagon lettering transfers. Connoisseur Models 4mm component pack for LNER class J71. Scalefour Society conductor rail components. Challis Models birch marine ply. L&B Models 7mm Lynton & Barnstable Baldwin 2-4-2T kit. Classic Commercials 7mm scale 1930s-1960s signs.
Adrian Gray forsakes his usual Festiniog prototypes to satisfy a closet fascination with another Welsh narrow gauge railway, the Welshpool & Llanfair. With one 7mm model he's replicated a third of the company's entire passenger stock.
Dorset Kits etched Pickering brake composite coach.
Karl Crowther set out to recreate happy childhood memories with this 4mm/EM layout set in Furness territory.
Late 1960s minimum-space layout set near Morecambe Bay.
Layout Design: Coalport
LNWR Shropshire branch terminus.
Universal Rivet Tool
Philip Hall looks at the latest precision modelling aid from GW Models. At £85, it's no small investment, but it does break new ground.
More Great Western Wagons
Gerry Beale looks at the new generation of 7mm GW wagon kits from Parkside Dundas.
Diag. V23/V24/V26 12 ton covered goods van; diag. Y8 12 ton goods fruit van; diag. O32/O33 12/13 ton open goods wagon; diag. V36/V37 12 ton covered goods van.
Midland Compound in 7mm
David Hunt builds a distinctive MR locomotive for Bob Essery's 7mm/ScaleSeven 'Dewsbury' layout.
Stoned Every Night
Derek Vaughan looked at most of the commercially-available stonework for his 4mm station building, then bit the bullet and set about creating it piece-by-piece. It was tedious, but the results were worth it.
Model of Portesham station on the GWR's Abbotsbury branch, for Derek Vaughan's layout 'Abbots Bay'.