Issue 129 2001 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Martyn Welch
Small Suppliers Forum
Hurst Models detailing kits for Lima or Replica Mk 1 TPO Post Office Sorting van in 4mm, No Nonsense Kits 2-EPB and 4-EPB EMU kits in 4mm, Comet Models WR dia J18 Hawksworth 1st Class Sleeper coach kit in 4mm, S&D Models address change, Sanspareil loco tool kit components and GWR 45XX pony truck kit in 7mm, Slater's GWR 45XX driving wheels in 7mm, Wizard Models 51L cast L&Y locomtive jacks in 4mm, London Road Models LNWR 45ft dia 462 Scenery Truck kit in 4mm, Phoenix Precision Paints Superstrip liquid paint stripper, Classic Commercials Dennis F8 fire engine kit in 7mm
Chris Gwilliam grapples with a pair of Collettt's 1938 'yellow-disc' coaches produced from commercial 7mm etched brass and whitemetal kits.
Roye England's Modelling Notebooks - Part 5 Windows
In this set of extracts, Roye describes some of his methods for producing windows. The buildings that he modelled for the Vale Scene generally feature two styles of window - casements and sash - and whilst the majority were made with wooden glazing bars, some of the buildings he modelled featured leaded lights. The notes below concern each of these variations. First, Roye describes how he made case ment windows for cottages in the Chapel Group.
Cars and Vans
7mm, 4mm, 2mm
Review of diecast and kit-built road vehicles by Bob Barlow
The MRJ Interview: Dave Cleal
Mainly Trains is the biggest mail-order source of kits and bits in the UK - if not the world. If anyone knows whether the finescale modeller is putting his money where his mouth is, it's Dave Cleal.
Churston Goods - Part 3
Trevor Pott continues describing his EM wagons and the operating procedures involved at Churston
Hawthrn Leslie 14i. 0-6-0ST
After a far too long absence from the pages of MRJ we are delighted to welcome back Allan Sibley, who kicks off with this industrial locomotive that we think would sit well on any layout.
David Holman of Wouldham, Kent, submitted these photos of his completed model of Wantage Tramway loco Jane built from the series of articles by Laurie Griffin.
Evolution of a Nissen Hut
Three photographs from the Great Northern Railway Society's archive showing the evolution of a Nissen hut between 1951 and 1956
Recreating Prototype Trains - Part 2
4mm S.R. 5 plank pen
John Hayes builds a David Geen SR 5-plank open kit in 4mm
In MRJ 87 we featured the work of Paul Marchese and many of you wrote in asking for updates on his work. Well we are pleased to present his latest masterpiece - a Broad Gauge Metropolitan well tank, built to S7 standards.