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Edited by Tim Shackleton

MRJ Issue 168
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    High Level Kits gearboxes in 4mm, C-Rail Intermodal 2mm and 4mm container and bulktainer transfers, Colin Craig container flat kits in 4mm, London Road Models LBSC B4 kit in 4mm, LRM hornblocks in 4mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Small Suppliers Plus


    Graham Turner/Morgan Gilbert jig for Alex Jackson coupling/mounting in 4mm, 2mm Scale Association Beginner's Guide to 2mm Finescale Modelling

    Tags: product reviews, Small Suppliers Forum

  • Sand Hutton

    Peter Kazer



    In modelling the least-documented of all English narrow-gauge railways, Peter Kazer chose to use 1/4in scale rather than true 7mm. The outcome is a highly individual representation of an unusual and attractive prototype.

    Tags: layouts, narrow gauge, Sand Hutton Railway

  • Sprung wagon underframes - fast

    David Lane



    David Lane finds the 4mm scale Masokits subframes deliver accurate, functioning running gear in no time at all.

  • Big Wheels

    Tim Watson


    2mm/2mm FS

    The Stirling 8ft Singles were among the most beautiful engines ever to run - but they are notoriously difficult to model well, let alone in 2mm finescale. In building this exceptional locomotive form scratch, Tim Watson came up with a set of engineering solutions that are every bit as elegant as his prototype.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • Doing a somersault

    Charlie Harrison



    Charlie Harrison builds a Great Northern bracket signal in 7mm.

    Tags: GNR / Great Northern Railway, signals / signalling

  • A Self-Indicating Electric Buffer

    J Douglas Smith


    J Douglas Smith makes a well-tried device more user-friendly.

    Tags: electrics / electronics, storage, track / trackwork / PW / Permanent Way

  • The Next Phase - Alpraham Sidings - Part 3

    Don Rowland



    Updating his articles in MRJs 138 & 139, Don Rowland describes the latest developments on the Central Cheshire.

    Tags: goods / freight, layouts, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway

  • Real Atmosphere


    Doxford 1914, south bank of the river Wear at Pallioin, Sunderland