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Edited by Bob Barlow

MRJ Issue 67
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Branchlines - Portescap motors. Gauge 1 Development Society - trade review booklet. Duel - 7mm lineside & station fittings. Abingdon Models - new shop. CGW Nameplates - ornate railing etch. Hannants - correction to address. Duncan Models - 7mm scenery accessory kits. Specialised Products (Sheffield) - RTR 7mm LMS tank. London Road Models - Hornblock alignment jigs.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Lynchmere

    Rod Hayward



    Another 4mm convert to the Senior Scale, Rod Hayward describes his own little piece of Sussex Downs.

    SR terminus

    Tags: layouts, SR / Southern Railway

  • White Metal Open

    Andrew Lambert



    Andrew Lambert progresses from plastic to whitemetal, tackling and improving a fairly simple kit for an LMS five-plank open wagon in 4mm.

    Tags: kits, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway, wagons, whitemetal

  • Wagon Loads No. 3: The Joy Of Sacks

    Martyn Welch


    You can use exotic Oriental techniques, says Martyn Welch, or more natural British methods.

    Representing sacked wagon loads.

    Tags: detailing, wagons

  • MRJ Portfolio



    Signal cabin in the snow by Peter Smith.

    Tags: MRJ Portfolio, signal boxes

  • Ultrascale Crankpins

    Guy Williams



    Guy Williams explains how to fit the best.

    Tags: components, wheels

  • Simple Gear Meshing

    Bob Isgar


    Bob Isgar explains a home-made device which meshes gears and transfers the centres accurately to the workpiece.

    Tags: gearboxes, tools

  • The Simplest Signal Bouncer?

    Vincent de Bode, Dave Doe



    Yes, the search for the elusive signal bounce is still in progress! Experience suggests that viewers rarely notice this tiny prototypical touch, and probably don't give a damn when they do - but modellers who have witnessed the heavy, clunking motion of real semaphore signals seem compelled to replicate it in miniature. This mechanism, devised by Dave Doe and Vincent de Bode of the Netherlands Area Group of the Scalefour Society, is the simplest we've seen so far.

    Tags: operation, signals / signalling

  • The MRJ Project Manning Wardle 'F' - Part 2: The Running Chassis

    Paul Berntsen



    Starting scratchbuilding in 4mm

    Tags: chassis, scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Great Western ROD Tenders


    A photographic feature of the GCR Robinson-designed tenders as adapted by the GWR.

    Tags: GCR / Great Central Railway, GWR / Great Western Railway, prototype, steam locomotives

  • Layout Design: The Nottingham Suburban Railway

    Barry Norman


    Thorneywood station - busy GNR urban mainline through-station.

    Tags: GNR / Great Northern Railway, layout design

  • 'Colorado'

    John Hayes



    John Hayes concludes the building of Martin Finney's kit for a 4mm LNER Gresley A3.

    Body, cab, tender and detailing.

    Tags: kits, LNER / London & North Eastern Railway, steam locomotives