Issue 164 2006 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
Small Suppliers Forum
NB Models 'Sctt' class 4-4-0 (LNER/BR D30) kit in 7mm scale, The Right Clamp from Finney & Smith, NBL Type 27 Wickham trolle kit in 4mm, Comet Models LMS Dia 2046 inspection saloon kit in 4mm, Dragon Models Taff Vale twin-veranda brake van kit in 4mm
Using a variety of traditional scratchbuilding techniques, Mick Simpson recreates the North Eastern railway landscape of forty-odd years ago in 2mm finescale.
4F in EM
Geoff Haynes builds a top-of-the-range kit for this splendid LMS workhorse and finds that, for all the imagined complexity of its working inside motion, it's a surprisingly simple locomotive to put together.
St. Hilda Colliery
In search of a prototype worth modelling, Paul Jarman puts the case for this fascinating system with layout design by Barry Norman.
Working Brake Pipes
Jim Smith-Wright comes up with a dazzingly simple way to crack a long-standing conundrum. It seems it's all down to magnetic attraction.
Vans for Perishables Traffic
The latest 7mm scale releases from Parkside Dundas focus on vehicles for perishables traffic. In this double feature Paul Jarman builds a pair of SR banana vans while Gerry Beale models a GWR Mica and Tevan.
Cool, Not-So-Clear Water
Philip Harvey learned to model water the hard way - by studying the real thing rather than looking at other people's models.