Issue 140 2003 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Martyn Welch
Small Suppliers Forum
High Level Kits Neilson 12in mineral engine kit in 4mm, Squires mail-order catalogue, Hollar Models 1950s/1960s trader's labels for freight stock and containers in 7mm, Dragon Models L&Y loco and coaching stock transfers in 4mm and 7mm, Connoisseur Models NBR K loco kit in 7mm, Prickly Pear Products Great North of Scotland Railway 1854 three compartment first kit in 4mm and 7mm, Parkside Dundas 8-plank version of the standard RCH 12T coal wagon in 4mm, Aidan Campbell figures in 7mm, Rail-Zip track cleaning fluid available from Cove Models, Dart Castings and Monty's Model Railways now owned by Robin and Kathleen Harding, RJH range of 7mm moder-outline kits now owned by Nigel Stanley Models, Hurst Models new business address
'Cally Goods Yard'
Tim Watson describes this exquisite 2mm cameo that forms just a small part of the immense Copenhagen Fields layout of the Model Railway Club.
Steve Hall was so impressed by Mick Barnes' Dyna-Drive jackshaft shunter that he had to have it for Halifax Kings Cross. The prototype was never a BR loco but Steve didn't let that stand in his way, and he soon came up with a convincing alibi. First, though, let's hear the builder's side of the story.
Armstrong Whitworth jackshaft drive 0-6-0 diesel shunter
The MRJ Interview: Mike Watts
Ever wondered what's involved in running a niche model business across eight major scales, with 8,000 individual product lines encompassing everything from pre-group to EWS and beyond? Mike watts, founder of Fox Transfers, explains.
c.1961 scene at Wheatley on the Oxford-Princes Risborough line
Working with Alternative Plastics
Plastic needn't necessarily mean Plastikard, says Gordon Gravett. Other materials are available to suit specialized modelling applications.
Small Suppliers Plus
Connoisseur Models 7mm LNER Toad E 20T brake 'Skill Builder' kit
Building a 'K'
Gordon Gravett continues his 7mm scale project.