Issue 228 2014 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau
A Trio of Gresley O2s in P4 - Part 2
Following on from his description of chassis design and wheelset considerations in MRJ 223, Tom Mallard writes a little on the rest of the models. Small variations or or refinements were introduced as this group of models came into being (overall taking some 3 years or so).
Two photographs taken by Barry Norman of Chris Lamacroft's Hemyock branch which will be featured in a future MRJ.
Small Suppliers Forum
Brassmasters releases a 4mm EM/P4 Easichas kit for the Hornby GWR 42XX and 72XX tank engines; RT Models releases a 4mm kit for the postwar Sentinel 100hp 0-4-0 VBT steam loco, a 4mm 009 whitemetal kit for a Dinorwic slate wagon, and a 2mm Hudson V tipper wagon kit for finescale and N gauge; Dart Castings releases a New Police Constable 4mm scale figure in the Monty's Models range and a 4mm scale Shetland Pony in the Dart Castings range.
Brassmasters - the growth of a cottage industry part 2
Way back in MRJ 208, John Jennison recalled the early years of Brassmasters. Here he continues and brings the story up to date.
Brown Vehicles on the Burford Branch
Although the Burford Branch is currently operated by a fleet of BR rolling stock, Martin Goodall describes some GWR non-passenger coaching stock vehicles he has built for earlier time periods in the branch's history.
Roger Lycett-Smith describes the method he used to create the backscene for his Cambrian layout.
Artwork Rules OK!
With detailed notes and diagrams, Mike Clark provides an invaluable guide for anyone intent on producing artwork for etching.
Scratchbuilding Carriages in Styrene Sheet Part 3
Geoff Kent continues his series of articles on scratchbuilding carriages from styrene.
Another glimpse on John Hayes' lovely model of Wallingford which is progressing gently.
A humble platform seat modified from the Southwark Bridge kit.
A Tricky Operation
Trevor Pott briefly describes how he modified the livery on a 4mm GWR Dia C67 coach originally built by Rodney Cooper and previously owned by Mike Casey.
Great Western Gas Lamps in 4mm
Tom Mallard outlines the methods he used to build 4mm scale GWR station lamps.
Block Instruments for Drighlington and Adwalton
Steve Hall explains how he adopted a different approach in designing and building block instruments for his new layout.