Issue 68 1994 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
C&L Finescale - change of owner and address. Brassmasters - 4mm etched signalling equipment. Dyna-Drive - now available from Formil Model Engineering. The Model Shop - new owners. Harburn Hobbies - 'stonecast' builder's yard. David H. Smith - 16mm NG 'Simplex', W-D tractor. Dave Bradwell - change of address. Wrightscale - 2mm scale parts for 25kV catenary. Impetus - conversion kit for 7mm Vulcan O4 shunter to W&U Tramway shunter. Chivers Finescale - new catalogue and future kits. Branchlines - various solid metal wheels for P4 locos.
Barry Norman delved into S scale and found liberation from kits, components and ordinary ideas.
Bishops Castle Railway
Scratchbuilding Wagons in Plastic
Scratchbuilding goods vehicles, even relatively complicated outside-framed vans, is a straightforward process using ready-cut sheet & strip. In 7mm scale where the detail counts, it's specially rewarding.
The MRJ Project Manning Wardle 'F' - Part 3
Starting scratchbuilding in 4mm
The impressive stone retaining walls on 'Dewsbury' represent a triumph out of a series of disasters.
Wagon Loads No.4: The Empty
Plenty of wagons ran load-less for part of their working life. Martyn Welch builds a wagon with working doors - a versatile model suitable for a part-loaded yard cameo.
Lavenham High Street by Peter Pearson.
Layout Design: The Hop-pickers' Line
The Clean-and-Wipe Car
Peter describes a vehicle that abrades inaccessible track and cleans up after itself.