Issue 78 1995 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Chowbent Castings acquisition of PC Models range of etched brass 4mm/7mm kits. Harburn Hobbies resin stonecast lineside detailing items. Howes of Oxford BR Detailing Catalogue. ZTC 511 DCC Digital Master Controller. Firedrake Productions whitemetal casting service. Taylor Plastic Models 2mm/N resin cast snowplough fairings / dummy couplings for Scotrail Class 158s. Parkside Dundas 7mm GWR 13-ton open goods (Diag. 024) kit. Backwoods Miniatures 4mm Irish narrow-gauge Cavan & Leitrim Passenger Brake kit.
Trevor Hughes's beautiful rendition of the Ffestiniog in its heyday is built in S scale and required manufacturing techniques as well as artistry.
Includes scale drawings and floorplans of Tan-y-Grisau station buildings.
Stephen Sullivan used to pull pints as Senior Steward on a Ffestiniog Railway restaurant car - a happy experience which inspired him to build a 009 model of it.
Francis Samish upgrades a 4mm kit of the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway's famous 0-6-4ST.
Based on the Chivers Finelines body and Minitrix chassis.
LMS Wagon Miscellany - No.2
In his second article in this series, Martin Goodall builds two of the numerous 5-plank standard opens of the LMS, plus a three-planker and its container.
LMS high-sided goods wagon (Dia.1666). LMS medium goods wagon (Dia. 1927). LMS Type D container. Based on the Ian Kirk kit.
Layout Design: Merthyr Tydfil
Welsh GWR terminus.
Chris Langdon reviews a feedback controller from a range developed and produced in New Zealand.
John Brouwer Fidelity feedback controller.
Martyn Welch gets good results from nylon 'grass' fibres which are sometimes dismissed as garish train-set material.
Noch / Heki puffed / static grass fibres.
Philip Hall and Colin Gibbard review another top-quality tool from GW Models.