Issue 143 2003 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Martyn Welch
Small Suppliers Forum
Cambridge Custom Transfers 12T and 13T wooden-bodied open transfers in 2mm, 3mm, 3.5mm, 4mm and 7mm, Comet Models Gresley Dia 40, 40A and 174 coach kits in 4mm, Judith Edge Kits ex-NER class ES1 Bo-Bo electric loco kit in 4mm, Parkside Dundas revamped BR dia 1/574 'Gramps' kit in 4mm, Brassmasters sprung hornblocks in 4mm now back in stock
The Wisdom of Solomon
Norman Solomon is the undisputed king of finescale track-building. In this exclusive two-part feature he uses his wealth of practical experience to shw how we can all create good-looking, prototypical trackwork - even in OO gauge.
Small Suppliers Plus
Tery McDermott GNR(I) V class 4-4-0 loco kit in 4mm
Simple springs and split axles
In my article on the construction of the High Level Kit for Stagshaw (MRJ N0. 129) I referred to the use of a simple springing system, and to the fact that I had opted for split-axle current collection. That article dealt with the construction of one specific kit, so in this one I describe the methods and materials I use in most locomotives I build these days.
Blea Moor: Options
How did a committed ScaleSeven modeller end up building his dream layout in 'OO'? Peter Kirmond pleads guilty as charged.
Geoff Taylor shows his skills as a stonemason, a roofer and finally a grave-digger as he models a distinctive north-country church for the Manchester club's Dewsbury Midland layout.
Retford Coal Hoist
One night in the pub, Vernon Harrod received a proposition from Roy Jackson.
George Norton 1929-2003
Carl Paul Legg 1934-2003
Photo of Yaxbury station on Jas Milham's S scale layout.