Issue 32 1989 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow & Gerry Beale
Lambourne in 2mm
A beginner in all senses, Alan Martin describes a first effort in 2mm finescale, a re-creation of a beautiful corner of Berkshire captured at the peak of a fateful summer many years ago.
Model Railway Operation - Part 3
Passenger train formations
Concluding this remarkable attempt at scratchbuilding - using a home-grown scale of 8mm / 1ft - with an account of the superstructure and finishing.
LSWR 10Ton Road Van in 7mm
Gerry Beal describes the prototype of this long-lived South Western vehicle and builds a 7mm scale model
A Beginner's Kit
A dramatic breakthrough for finescale modelling, the results from Malcolm Mitchell's 44xx kit is self-evident, and Guy Williams, who assembled it straight from the box, is convinced that the straightforward, no-nonsense design makes it suitable for careful beginners.
The Hobbymat 'MD65' Lathe
lathe review and comparison
Two North London Railway coaches in 4mm scale built from Peter K kits
GNR 1st / 3rd Lavatory Brake
Mike Wakefield builds one of the more recent additions to the D&S range
Small Suppliers Forum
Keilcraft; Routemaster bus and Edinburgh standard tram, 4mm plastic kits. Branchlines; Tralee & Dingle 2-6-0T kit in 4mm and 7mm slim-line gearbox. Rail Researcher 1987; railway related magazine reference book. Carr's; weathering powders. Bill Bedford; various etches for handwheels, mileposts, wagon brake gear, fan grilles for class55, LNWR, NER & Caley number plates, 7mm 'W' irons, coach springing units. LNWR Society; carriage handbook. Hornby; Zero-1 Technical Guide & Tutorial. S&D Models; 7mm kit for 'old class1 Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST.MJT; SR DeMU class 205 kit
Structures Worth Modelling - No.3
Canal with mill & Albert Dock, Liverpool
Southern 'U' class on level crossing at Canterbury West