Issue 33 1989 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow & Gerry Beale
Bob How's 'Lidney Town' station and Peter Squibb's up starter signal for Winchester Chesil
Gerry Hall passes on another of his techniques for small scale architectural modelling
Views of Jas Millham's Bishop's Yaxford 'S' scale layout
David Tuffs is another O gauge convert who found that 'moving up' from 4mm scale actually enabled him to get an exhibition layout finished. It also opened a window on a 7mm world of kits and bits that is largely a mystery to those working in other scales.
Small Suppliers Forum
Ginginjini; 4mm Cambrian 3 plank wagon transfers. Robert Evans; book on The Pantewan Railway. Wills; station canopy in 4mm. Branchlines; 4mm chassis kit for LSWR 'Terrier' +3mm kit for a push-bike.The Caledonian Railway Association; 7mm scale drawings. Impetus; Ruston 48DS and Hunslet 15" 0-6-0ST in 4mm & 7mm. Peter R Lewin various parts for model boats. Proops; new premises. London Road Models; LNWR coach, and 'Watford Tank' kits.
Model Railway Operation - Part 4
Freight train formations
On Board Track Cleaner
Pat Barnett looks at Orbit Productions' unusual vehicle-mounted orbital track cleaner.
Number One Shop - Experimental Beattie Well Tank
Another adventure of a P4 modeller on the other side of the world, Paul Berntsen, lured into British 4mm finescale by MRJ, briefly describes a model which comes up with some original answers.
Workbench Test Track
Bob Haskins squeezes, twists and bumps into a bench-sized test track capable of evaluating suspension systems without recourse to a layout.
Ben Dickinson issues a warning about products that can, if wrongly used, foul up many hours of modelling
'395' Class in 7mm scale
John Coates builds and describes an Adams goods engine using a Shedmasters kit as a starting point
For those who want their trackwork to be a historical record, or just want the satisfaction of doing it right,this is invaluable material
Copenhagen Fields - Strip Track.
The MRC's 2mm team try something unusual and challenging and very tough for the off-stage track sections of Copenhagen Fields. The result was 'mangled strip-track' as described here.
Cabs for Modellers
Cab of LMS Princess of Wales class
Paul gets excellent results from K & L 4mm tree kits
Twin Screw NER Tug Boat No.5
Drawing only of a NER tug boat