Issue 177 2007 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
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Judith Edge 4mm kits, Markits 4mm sprung buffers, Comet Models 4mm coach kits,
Sid Stubbs: 70 years in finescale modelling
Railway modelling has prduced few genuinely legendary figures, but Sid Stubbs is one of them. A pioneer of EM gauge and a great believer in the scratchbuilding ethos, he continues at 87 years of age to enjoy the same demanding standards that he and fellow members of the 'Manchester School' devised more than 50 years ago.
Weekday Cross: Shadows and Light
It might seem an impossible task, but Robert Sharp has compressed the essence of 1930s Nottingham into a six-foot cameo in 7mm scale.
Simplicity itself - a postwar 3F: Part Two - Top Bits
Tom Mallard turns his attention to the bodywork of this much-loved workhorse and explores new methods of making details such as lamp irons, tapered handrails and an accurately profiled chimney.
Remember BR's diesel brake enders? Mysterious and elusive, little is known for definite about them. In attempting to find out more, Pete Jary ended up building four stunning 7mm models of these fascinating prototypes.
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The AB-180 - an inexpensive airbrush
LNER / BR 0-6-2T in S7 built by Lee Marsh
Container wagons in 4mm scale
Don't sell those old Airfix container wagons on eBay, says Mick Moore. With a new chassis and correctly modelled chains and shackles, they could be the basis of a stunning finescale upgrade.