Issue 35 1989 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow & Gerry Beale
The Charford Branch
A nostalgic look at a famous layout.
Small Suppliers Forum
Parkside-Dundas; BR 24T steel mineral wagon, plastic kit. Scalelink; address of new shop. RJH Model Railways; BR Class 90 in 7mm. Blacksmith Models; 7mm 'Claud Hamilton' and GWR 'toplight' news van kits. W&H Models; new 'Romford' wheels for EMUs & DMUs. K&L; 7mm track components. EMGS; split axles. Parkwood Models; plastic body only kit for BR 'Vanwide' vehicles. MSE; new address. Carr's; price increases. Modern Motive Power; various whitemetal and etched components, diesel shunters, DMUs & EMUs. Impetus; various modern water-slide transfers. Peripherax; cab control system.
Model Railway Operation - Part 6
Methods of operation
Paul describes a simple scenic technique.
No.1 Shop: Tanks on Home-made Wheels
Paul Berntsen builds two P4 tank engines and finds himself scratchbuilding the required wheels- a simpler job than you might think.
Disguising Romford Wheel Centres
Description of how to make 'hub caps' for Romford wheel nuts.
Careful use of 1960s technology and techniques shows Chris to be an original thinker. This layout is different - an Alex Bowie drawing in 3-D, a how-to-do-it watercolour in Eagle comic come to life.
In Search of the 'Buckjumpers' - Part 1
Iain has been working on the 'Buckjumper' story for many years and presents the result of his remarkable painstaking search.
Howard Lobb's engine house & winding gear on 'Blackhill Line' layout. Street scene from MRC's 'Copenhagen Fields'
A Brace of GNR Brakes
Two, trophy winning, 3mm finescale brake vans which are fully compensated, expertly detailed and beautifully finished in a scale that many don't associate with finescale.
Plastic Surgery on a J52
Allan Sibley produces a P4 prizewinner from an indifferent Hornby model.