Issue 174 2007 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
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Hollywood BullAnt, Jim Wright Smith EMU 4mm etches, Bratchell Models 4mm scale EMU kit, EM Gauge Society manual on CD, Snowhill Models Austerity kit in 7mm
'You are approaching the STRONG COUNTRY'
Ralph Burrows' evocation of the Hampshire of his youth is a masterpiece of quiet observation and consummate architectural modelmaking - a delicious cameo of 1960s Britain that is as remarkable for what it leaves out as the details he puts in.
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Comet Models 4mm Bulleid tavern car kits
Round Pegs in Square Holes
Charlie Harrison designs a simple plug-in base for a tubular post signal and improves the bouncing signal mechanism with a memory wire drive.
Great Western Opens
Barry Norman kicks off a mini-series on modelling 7mm scale GW wagons with this trio of Coopercraft diagram O4s.
Keeping the wheels turning
To facilitate wheel cleaning, Charlie Harrison fits his 7mm scale locos with on-board power points.
Tim Shackleton builds a 4mm scale model of an air-braked well wagon used for carrying contractors' excavators and bulldozers.
Bucks Hill - The Scenic Niceties
Kevin Wilson adds the fine detail to his carpet-underlay grass.