Issue 65 1993      « Previous issue  |  Next issue »

Edited by Bob Barlow

MRJ Issue 65
  • Bramblewick



    A2 colour poster supplement of Tom Harland's layout.

    Tags: layouts, MRJ Portfolio, NER / North Eastern Railway

  • Small Suppliers Forum


    London Road Models acquisition of George Norton 4mm loco kits. Sherwood Models/Pro-Scale 4mm LNER/BR J39 kits. Mignon Model Studios new address. Puffers, York shop opening. Hurst Models 4mm cast whitemetal pipework tablets for diesle, electric and electro-diesel locos. CGW Nameplates purchase by Richard Tebbutt. Chris Gordon Watford (CGW) plates. Sharman Wheels 40:1 milled brass gearbox. W&H Ltd modelling catalogue. Sidelines 7mm LMS cocahes and parts.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Blakeney

    Geoff Kent



    After the teamwork truimph of 'Dunwich', Geoff Kent has moved up the coast for a solo assault on another East Anglian beauty spot. The result is, as expected, a spectacular new 4mm layout.

    Ex-GER / M&GNR 1950s-era might-have-been.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Build this with MRJ



    We show you how (and supply the tricky bits)

    Preview of the MRJ scratchbuilding project - starting in issue 66 - to build a Manning Wardle type 'F' 0-4-0ST in 4mm scale.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Layout Design: Buxton

    Barry Norman


    Midland Railway terminus.

    Tags: layout design, MR / Midland Railway

  • Scaleforum '93



    Exhibition preview including photos of 'Bramblewick' and 'Bonnybridge Central'.

    Tags: exhibitions / events

  • Backscenes for Bramblewick

    Tom Harland



    Tom Harland explains how to produce subtle backscenes, of the type that have worked so well on his own 4mm masterpiece.

    Tags: backscenes, paints / painting

  • Wagon Loads No.1: Sheeted Vehicles

    Martyn Welch



    Martyn Welch, creator of the landmark 7mm layout, 'Hursley', returns to MRJ, bringing his remarkable talents to bear on the modelling of wagon loads. In this first article, he uses straightforward and widely applicable techniques to make convincing representations of the uniquitous tarpaulin.

    Tags: detailing, wagons

  • Guy Williams tackles The Ultimate Black Five

    Guy Williams



    Construction of the Brassmasters 4mm kit.

    Tags: kits, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway, product reviews, steam locomotives

  • Whitemetal 'Hall'

    John Cockcroft



    John Cockcroft builds a 4mm model of the ever-popular GWR 'Hall' class, using the DJH kit and only minor surgery.

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, kits, product reviews, steam locomotives, whitemetal

  • Kendoon

    Kenneth Middleditch



    Finescale modelling - as we have said many times - knows no age barriers. Kenneth Middleditch, who is 13, discusses his 4mm/P4 layout based on Scottish practice.

    Tags: layouts