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Edited by Tim Shackleton

MRJ Issue 169
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Dave Alexander/High Level Kits LMS/NBR Bo-Bo kit in 4mm, Parkside Dundas Dia 1/146 hopper kits in 4mm, Cambridge Custom Transfers Pullman transfers in 4mm and 7mm scale, Finney & Smith fine brass capliiary tube, Scalefour Society third- and fourth-rail components in 4mm, Lochgorm Kits parts for HR locos in 7mm, 3mm Society RTR

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  • Burntisland 183

    Jim Summers



    This unusual pre-group layout was the deserving winner of the 1883 Challenge organized by the Scalefour Society. Jim Summers - sometime editor of Scalefour News and a member of the East of Scotland 4mm group - explains the background.

    Tags: layouts, NBR / North British Railway

  • Layout Design: Ilfracombe

    Barry Norman


    Tags: layout design

  • Sand Hutton

    Peter Kazer



    Peter Kazer describes the construction of the locomotives and stock for his 1/4in scale layout.

    Tags: narrow gauge, Sand Hutton Railway

  • Maunsell's Main-Line Stock

    Alan Brackenborough



    Alan Brackenborough models these fine coaches in 7mm scale.

    Tags: coaches, SR / Southern Railway

  • Thane of Fife

    Chris Pendlenton



    The real thing may have been a Cinderella of an engine, but when Chris Pendlenton modelled her in P4 he wanted to pull big loads at high speeds.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, steam locomotives

  • RTR Pacifics for Retford

    Pete Hill



    When it comes to expanding Roy Jackson's stuf of EM gauge express engines, Pete Hill took the easy way out.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, RTR / ready-to-run, steam locomotives

  • Real Atmosphere


    Early post-war Cromer High Street scene

    Tags: Real Atmosphere

  • Bucks Hill - The Scenic Elements

    Kevin Wilson



    Having built the baseboards for his new 7mm layout, Kevin Wilson could turn his attention to the scenic features. The first priority was to lay the grass - acres and acres of it.

    Tags: scenery

  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Brassmasters detailing kit for Hornby 8F RTR in 4mm, Sharman Wheels/David Stapleton Engineering business update, LSWR Models stock list details, Connoisseur Models LNER/LMS push-pull castings in 7mm, Bill Bedford 14:1 gearbox for 2mm and 3mm locomotives, N Brass Locomotives architectural items in 2mm, Comet Models Gresley corridor coaches in 4mm, Nigel Lawton 'Eezitip' wagons in 4mm NG

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