Issue 223 2013 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau
Small Suppliers Forum
RT Models releases a 4mm scale kit for an industrial contractors wooden side tipping wagon (Manchester Ship Canal type); the Cumbrian Railway Association releases brass castings for a combined coach axlebox/spring/W-iron unit used by the Furness Railway, Maryport & Carlisle Railway, Whitehaven, Cleator & Egremont Railway and the Metropolitan Railway Carriage & Wagon Company; Shawplan releases etched window frames for the class 47 and laser-cut windows for the VI Train 37; EDM Models releases a 7mm kit for the Penrhyn locomotives Linda, Blanche or Charles or the Ffestiniog Railway versions.
Another sort of Riveting Tool
Keith Ettle describes John Hayes' scrawker blade handle and rivet maker - tools he borrowed and used when building his 4mm B-type container featured in MRJ 219.
A Trio of Gresley O2s in P4
Tom Mallard describes how he built three Gresley O2s, a rarely modelled prototype, in P4 using Exactoscale wheels.
Photographs of a Great Northern Railway buffer stop taken at Ancaster in June 1967 and of the early DMU service bay at Leamington Spa MPD.
Operating Kingswear and Bodmin
Colin Nash and Peter Lund recall their regular visits to run Mike Casey's extensive P4 layout.
Winning with the Jackson
Chris Pendlenton describes his experiences with the Alex Jackson coupling.
Corris Railway No. 4 - twice!
Some projects are not as straightforward as we anticipate and here Peter Kazer points out some of the problems he encountered in building two beautiful 1/4inch scale models of Corris (and later Talyllyn) No.4.
Wallingford Cattle Pens
John Hayes describes how he built the cattle pens for his 4mm Wallingford layout.
Schull & Skibbereen Locomotive No. 4s
Roger Bird has now completed his 6mm scale model of Erin and, as promised, has provided a few notes about his approach.