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Edited by Paul Karau

MRJ Issue 226
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    EDM Models releases 7mm scale narrow gauge etched kit of a Festiniog Railway Double Fairlie; Dragon Models releases a 4mm scale kit for the Cambrian 6-tn Box Van; The Scalefour Society release A Modellers Guide to Civil Engineering Structures; Rumney Models releases a range of 4mm scale sprung wagon chassis designed to primarily suit Parkside and Red Panda bodies; 52F Models releases a 4mm scale kit for the NBR class N15.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Blackgill - a journey in P4

    Eddie Ford



    Last time Eddie Ford told how he built the foundations of his superb P4 layout 'Blackgill'. He now concludes with a description of the visible structures and the all-important rolling stock.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • A Different Approach to Scratch Building

    Peter Stanger



    Peter Stanger continues the story of his Gresley/Robinson A5/2 2-6-2T in 4mm. The first part of this article appeared in MRJ No. 210.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • The Way Ahead - Progress Report

    Don Rowland



    In MRJ 218, Don Rowland set out plans for a new approach, principally radio control of motive power and a new, non-electric layout to go with it. Here he provides a progress report.

    Tags: radio-control

  • It's not all about dirt!

    Martin McDermott



    Having built, detailed and painted this class 37, Martin McDermott uses some innovative weathering methods to bring it to life

    Tags: detailing, diesel locomotives, paints / painting, weathering

  • Scratchbuilding Carriages in Styrene Sheet Part 2

    Geoff Kent


    In MRJ 222, Geoff Kent began his account with coach sides and glazing. Now he turns his attention to the ends and gangways.

    Tags: coaches, scratchbuilding, techniques

  • Fence Houses Part 2

    Bob Jones


    2mm/2mm FS

    Bob Jones continues the story of this 2mm epic from MRJ 222.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Henley-on-Thames [Photos]

    Paul Karau



    Photographs showing progress so far with Paul Karau's 4mm scale model of Henley-on-Thames.

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, layouts

  • A home for your layout

    Martin Goodall


    Marthin Goodhall addresses the issue of town and country planning that might be required to build a home for your layout.

    Tags: layout design, storage