Issue 219 2012 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau
Small Suppliers Forum
RT Models releases a 4mm kit for the Manning Wardle Old Class 1 0-6-0ST and a 4mm Hudson tipper wagon kit; Andy Beaton (Ragstone Models) releases BR dia 1/33 Carflat, LBSC dia 82/253 CCT, LBSC dia 79/230 Bullion van and GE dia 29 SIngle bolster kits in 7mm; Brian Osborne of Branchlines can supply cast parts for the 4mm Manning Wardle build; Penbits Model Railways sprung diesel bogie kits for Bachmann Class 47, Heljan Kestrel and Bachmann/NRM Prototype Deltic
The Border Counties Project
In little more than twelve months, the North East and Borders Area Group of the EM Gauge Society built this 4mm model of Kielder Forest station as it was shortly before closure to passengers in 1956.
Graham Hudson explains the story behind the conception and construction.
Sprung P4 Chassis for 3F
The Bachmann LMS 3F is quite outstanding and now Brassmasters have produced one of their Easichas kits for simple conversion to P4.
Here Colin McCall guides us through the procedure.
Mike Casey's unfinished Kingswear and Bodmin P4 layout.
Fence Houses - The Scenics
Alan Pearson tells us how he made a formidable quantity of 2mm scale trees.
Trevor Pott scratchbuilds a GWR B-type container for an ABS match truck.
Wheel Derangements - Ways to Truth and Reconciliation
Chris Pendlenton describes his 'narrow-eyed' approach to loco wheels including some thoughts on fixing to axles.
MRJ Christmas Competition 2012
An Overdue Christmas Parcel?
Chris Pendlenton urges modellers to buy a lathe.
Tantalizing pictures of progress on John Hayes' 4mm portrayal of the GWR terminus of Wallingford.
Early stages of the layout were first seen in MRJ 157.
Photographs of Dave Barrett's Northampton Goods in P4 and Gerry Beale's pair of 4mm scale Serpents built from David Geen whitemetal kits and Masokits and Roxey parts.
The series on making miniature block instruments continues with Mike Norris explaining how he tackled the task of making 43 for his Preston layout.