Issue 200 2010 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Gerry Beale
Small Suppliers Forum
EILEEN'S EMPORIUM - Pick-up tool; Bill Bedford kits. COMET MODELS - now in the hands of Geoff Brewin. LANARKSHIRE MODELS AND SUPPLIES - range of cast whitemetal buffers continuing to expand; track cleaning device. LOCHGORM - 4mm/7mm brass wagon kit for Hunter diagram 21 Meat Van; 4mm/7mm etched brass coach kits for three Highland Railway diagram 66 Travelling Post Office coaches.
Bristol Barrow Road
Robin Whittle introduces his P4 re-creation of one of his boyhood haunts and reports on progress so far.
Exhibition preview. Includes photos of Saint Merryn, Wheal Elizabeth and Matford.
A 4mm telegraph pole kit
David Lane builds some Masokits telegraph poles and discovers at last, a substitute for the uniform moulded plastic offerings in 4mm scale.
Mineral Wagons for Slattocks Junction
Craig Welsh tackles a perennial MRJ subject using etched parts designed by himself and his own method of reproducing the classic BR wooden mineral wagon.
An Express Train for the Main Line (and less savoury places)
Chris Pendlenton provides an account of how to make a long train of Bachmann Mk 1s safe to travel in and walk through on the finescale railway (especially when being propelled).
Including details of the 'Wakefield' and 'wiry' sprung gangways.
Ready-to-Run in the Journal?
Roy Jackson and the Retford Team appraise Bachmann's latest.
Bachmann LNER/BR(ER) 04 2-8-0. Review and EM conversion.
Great Western Covered Goods Wagons
Barry Norman upgrades a long established kit and makes a few additions of his own.
Peco/Webster GWR box van kit.
Two views of Steve Cook's 3/8in scale diorama 'Dungeness Siding'.
Editor's Musings: Bucking the Trend
Gerry Beale talks about his own modelling journey, and how he bucked the trend by moving from 7mm to 4mm scale due to the quality of RTR locomotives available.
A Western 8F
Chris Pendlenton deals with the 'mechanicals' and Gerry Beale makes a cosmetic upgrade to the Hornby LMS 2-8-0.
A GWR Bracket Signal for Maiden Newton