Issue 207 2011 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by David Lane
Small Suppliers Forum
AMBIS ENGINEERING - range of cast name and number plates and signs including nameplates for industrial locomotives. Also, aluminium and copper foil corrugated sheets. SHAWPLAN - further additions to range of 4mm Extreme Etchings and Laserglaze windows including detail parts for Bachmann class 24. OLD TIME WORKSHOP - addition of 7mm nameplates (formerly part of the Jackson Evans range) and A1 Models Ruston & Hornsby 48DS 4mm body kit to the catalogue.
Paul Bambrick's beautiful 7mm Met & GC Whitchurch Road was built in an unusual order, with the buildings, platforms and scenery in place before tracklaying!
With a circuit providing a scale equivalent of 3 miles, Bob Jones' Fence Houses may well be the biggest 2mm Finescale layout in the world. Here, Les Waters, a member of the team behind it, explains how he persuaded Bob to make the most of new technology.
Planning, baseboards and lighting, trackwork, wiring, turnout motors and decoders, operation and future plans.
Hornby LMS 2-6-4T converted to P4 by Philip Hall.
Lomotives of Dunwich: Part 3 - Floppychas or beam compensation
Roy Jackson takes a step-by-step, back to basics look at how he went about building a compensated chassis for an old Airfix N7 0-6-2T body using Alan Gibson frames, wheels and crankpins, Mashima can motor and High Level Models gearbox.
PHOTO: Nunstanton lever frame
Photo of lever frame hidden inside a timber barn on Trevor Nunn's S Scale layout 'Nunstanton' as featured in MRJ 199 and 206.
Aylesbury Town Engine Shed
David Lane describes how he built his 4mm scale model of Aylesbury Town engine shed.
A Wall For Wycombe
A plain brick wall along the back of a scene sounds easy enough to model in 4mm, but Tim Peacock found that a realistic portrayal of this vital feature at High Wycombe required considerable thought and experimentation.
Several photos of Ron Heggs under-construction model of Manchester Central station including the station roof and approach viaduct.