Issue 74 1994 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Hurts Models - 4mm transfers for BR 'blue/grey' period stock. Alan Gibson - 4mm LBSCR coach kits and additional loco driving wheels. Woodham Wagon Works - 4mm & 7mm transfers for LBSCR stock. Warren Shephard - 7mm GWR loco parts as etches and pressings. Martello Castings - lost wax casting for GWR screw coupling. Chivers - 4mm kit for LSWR class 0330 0-6-0ST. Townstreet - plaster cast building kits. Shire Lane Crafts - 2mm resin cast structures.
Horses and Waggons
Gordon Gravett returns to the land, reviewing Duncan Models' 7mm horse-drawn vehicles - and the motive power.
Bill Richmond's Primrose Tunnel portal. A group of cottages from Pendon.
Tony Bagwell discusses Taunton Model Railway Group's extensive 4mm/OO finescale layout - and the joys of group membership.
Three Castles - Part 2
Tony Reynalds concludes his look at GWR 'Castles' with some advice on redneding them in 7mm scale.
Includes reproduction of original Swindon locomotive drawings.
Layout Design: Club Night! Brentor
Continuous-run layout suitable as club test-track / exhibition tail-chaser based on the double-track SR line and station at Brentnor and the adjacent single-track GWR branch line and halt.
Workshop Matters: Resistance Soldering - What, how & why?
Jol Wilkinson looks at the pros and cons of this important and relatively recent development in modelmaking.
L & Y Heavy Hauler
John Cockcroft builds an LYR 31 class 0-8-0 in 4mm from the ex-George Norton London Road Models kit, capturing the starkly simple lines of this coal-hauling bruiser to perfection.