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Edited by Martyn Welch

MRJ Issue 136
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Original Omnibus COmpany 1:76 LT 'Feltham' tram, Alan Gibson mini-magnets, Heljan 'original' class 47 preview in 4mm, High Level Kits Long Rider compensated motor bogie for Lima's class 26, 27 and 33 diesels, Parkside Dundas revised LNER/BR 12T steel open (dia 1/037) kit in 4mm, Judith Edge Kits 403hp Hunslet 0-6-0 diesel kit in 7mm, NBL Locomotive Works Liskeard and Looe Railway 2-4-0T Lady Margaret kit in 7mm, Steam Era Models Black Bug single-axle drive unit now imported from Australia by Branchlines, Dingham Autocouplers latch and loop system in 4mm, Watling Street Models Bristol LS5 buses in 1:43, New Zealand Finescale figures and McKenzie and Holland signal kits in S, Comet Models GWR dias E109-E112 coach kits in 4mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Distracted by a Drummond (or two)

    John Edwards



    John Edwards of Warley MRC, the Gauge 'O' Guild and the Larger Scale Association 'Loco Construction Clinic' fame, builds two 7mm scale Drummond M7 0-4-4Ts.

    Tags: kits, steam locomotives

  • Building a 4mm Coal and Lime Depot

    Bob Hetherington



    While Bob Hetherington was getting on with constructing his P4 layout, he decided to make himself a small coal depot, but ended up with something a little larger.

    Tags: coal yards, lineside details, scratchbuilding

  • The Waste Land

    Tim Shackleton



    A 4mm scenic interlude by Tim Shackleton

    Tags: scenery, scratchbuilding

  • Small Suppliers Plus


    The Hold & Fold jig for holding and folding sheet materials such a etched components in two sizes 4in and 8in.

    Tags: product reviews, Small Suppliers Forum, tools

  • The East Lynn Saga

    Trevor Nunn



    Trevor Nunn continues his account of his classic S-scale layout.

    Tags: GER / Great Eastern Railway, layouts

  • Sticky Situations

    John R. H. Lythgoe


    Drawing on many years of professional experience, John R. H. Lythgoe explains how to chose the right adhesive for the right job.

    Tags: glues / adhesives, tools

  • Counsel of Perfection - Part Two

    Chris Gwilliam


    Chris Gwilliam considers what he believes makes a really good etched coach kit.

    Tags: coaches, kits, theory

  • Cassette Yards

    Michael Walshaw


    Most layout descriptions pause only briefly to describe their fiddle yards and Michael Walshaw decided to investigate a few alternative designs until he came up with one that suited his requirements.

    Tags: layout design, track / trackwork / PW / Permanent Way