Issue 251 2016 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau & Karl Crowther
Peter Johnson's spectacular model of a dockside branch and exchange sidings in the 1960s/70s. Successor to the earlier 'Canada Road' featured in MRJ 146.
Detail photographs of an early Talyllyn Railway point.
GWR Narrow Gauge Point Drawings
Reproductions of point diagrams drawn up for the upgrading of the Welshpool & Llanfair and Vale of Rheidol lines after the GWR acquisition at the Grouping.
Small Suppliers Forum
More new 4mm goods lamps, tail lamps, signal lamps and modern image figures available from Modelu; 4mm scale etched kits for BR 20T coke hoppers from Ian MacDonald; London Road Models new W-irons for Ratio LNWR wagon kits, and etched brass add-on kit for converting their L*Y Barton-Wright 0-6-0 kit to a TVR K/L class; Brassmasters reintroduction of the full range of Martin Finney 4mm LNER kits as well as a limited number of Finney GWR kits still available; 2mm Scale Association components for converting the Graham Farish 64XX.
Baseboards for Rugged Terrain
Peter Tatlow discusses the merits of 'L girder' baseboard construction in relation to his Project Killicrankie layout scheme.
The Ultimate 4mm K3
Tom Mallard offers a few thoughts on craftsmanship and a self-critical philosophy in scratchbuilding.
Focuses in particular on pattern making, turning and machining, and drawings.
The Maunsell 58ft rebuilt Coach
Sometimes the unexpected happens, and Hornby's newly released SR 58ft Maunsell Rebuilt, ex-LSWR coaches are just that. Who would have thought a handful of years ago, that we would be featuring the conversion to P4 of a RTR model of an ex-London & South Western Railway coach, but in this issue we are. Delighted by the models, we have Philip Hall the project, and asked him to suggest any minor detailing improvements that he felt would enhance these models further...