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Edited by Bob Barlow

MRJ Issue 68
  • 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.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Lydham Heath

    Barry Norman



    Barry Norman delved into S scale and found liberation from kits, components and ordinary ideas.

    Bishops Castle Railway

    Tags: layouts, light railways

  • Scratchbuilding Wagons in Plastic

    Jim Snowdon



    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.

    Tags: plasticard / styrene, scratchbuilding, vans, wagons

  • The MRJ Project Manning Wardle 'F' - Part 3

    Paul Berntsen



    Starting scratchbuilding in 4mm

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Stone Walling

    Bob Essery


    The impressive stone retaining walls on 'Dewsbury' represent a triumph out of a series of disasters.

    Tags: scenery

  • Wagon Loads No.4: The Empty

    Martyn Welch



    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.

    Tags: detailing, kits, wagons

  • MRJ Portfolio



    Lavenham High Street by Peter Pearson.

    Tags: MRJ Portfolio

  • Layout Design: The Hop-pickers' Line

    Barry Norman


    Tags: layout design

  • The Clean-and-Wipe Car

    Peter Tray


    Peter describes a vehicle that abrades inaccessible track and cleans up after itself.

    Tags: track / trackwork / PW / Permanent Way