Issue 236 2015 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Roy Jackson
Small Suppliers Forum
Wizard Models absorbs Comet Models; BranchLines releases 14mm P4 wheels for conversion of the Bachmann 10000/10001 diesel locomotives; Lanarkshire Models releases a 4mmm scale BS15 NER buffer stop kit, LMS late standard coach buffers, LMS CCT buffers, a track cleaner kit designed to fit more modern wagons (such as the MTA, POA or similar wheelbase Bachman wagons), and six new coupling rod sets - Britannia, Standard 5, LMS C1 5, LMS/BR 4MT and a universal set to make up any outside cylinder six-coupled wheelbase under 9ft 0in.
5 inch gauge wagons built by Doug Hewson, a former 4mm & 7mm modeller and one-time partner in 3H Mouldings. These beautifully engineered masterpieces are made as close to the prototype as possible in every respect and even have working vacuum brakes. They are even weathered, because how they look is as important to Doug as how they work.
Drighlington for Adwalton (Part 3)
Steve Hall continues the story
An Ergonomic Hand Vice
The winning entry in the MRJ Christmas Competition 2013
Snaps of components for two waiting rooms produced by David Lane for the Risborough & District MRC's 4mm scale Aylesbury Town model.
A 'Virtual' model railway club
Despite being spread far and wide across the East and West Midlands, the seven members of the Staffordshire Finescale Group did not let the absence of a clubroom prevent them from building a 22ft layout, Black Country Blues, against a deadline - with help through social media.
Black Lion Progress
Photographs showing progress with Geoff Kent's Black Lion Crossing layout
LNER Class UI Garratt locomotive in 7mm scale
Nick Dunhill builds a LNER Garratt in 7mm
Geoff Kent carries a camera with him in order to record anything and everything that strikes him as an interesting reminder of times not-too-distantly past in the way of buildings, signs, fixtures and fittings. Here is a sample.
Lifecolor Lichens & Moss
Product review of Lifecolor's Lichens & Moss
Photographs of the late Tony Miles's 1.5mm/ft models