Issue 148 2004 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
Making an impressive RTR model even better, Tim Shackleton hangs a Brassmasters detail kit on the new-style Hornby 8F.
Structure Modelling in Plastic - a full-on finescale approach
Models made largely of plastic sheets can still have the finesse and delicacy of classic Pendon-inspired methods. Simon de Souza raises the bar with this delightful 4mm model of the Goods Office in the Wantage Lower Yard.
Blea Moor: Construction
Peter Kirmond turns off the computer and plugs in his router, ready to explore new ways of building lightweight ply baseboards.
Wickham Gangers' Trolley
Paul Jarman builds a 7mm version of a commonplace but rarely modelled prototype.
Small Suppliers Forum
Terry Macdermott Great Southern/CIE coach kits, Cambridge Custom Transfers range of wagon and van transfers in 2mm, 3mm, 3.5mm and 4mm, Kempton Great Engines Trust history of the Hampton and Kempton Parks Waterworks Railway, The Moseley Railway Trust history of the Ruston class 48DS and 88DS shunting locos, Acme Model Company moulded trellis girders in 3.5mm, 247 Developments etched plats for the BR 'Gramus' 20T wagons in 4mm
Midland 3F loco built from a Motive Power Developments kit in 4mm/EM by Steve Hall
Fly Like An Eagle
David Mallone builds a Great Northern Railway of Ireland V Class compound in 21mm gauge - and finds the Terry MacDermott kit ranks with the very best.
If you model the post-war scene, convincingly weathered mineral wagons are essential. Getting just the right balance of rust and banged-about decrepitude is one of modelling's greatest challenges but, purely with paint, thinners and varnish, Peter Johnson makes it look easy.