Issue 80 1995 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Harburn Hobbies limited edition Scottish Lima class 37. Taylor Plastic Models 2mm etched gangway rubbing plates. CGW Nameplates 4mm etched class 47 nameplates. Hurst Models 'Trainsfers' royal train waterslide transfers. MJT 4mm buffer heads. Leamington & Warwick MRS badges. Knit-one-purl-one Duchesse pins. Peter Thatcher 7mm etched nameplates. Francis Samish 009 Peckett saddle tank kit.Roy C. Link insustrial narrow gauge handbook. Parkside Dundas 4mm BR 12-ton fish van, BR 16-ton mineral wagon (dia.1/109) and 7mm wagon kits. Dragon Models LNWR wagon rub-down transfers. Cottage Farm Industries executive garden studios.
Westford goes EM
Nigel French found his original layout boring, so he revamped it - and took the chance to move from 00 to EM.
Late 1930s SR layout based on Swanage.
Bob Essery and Don Field on wagon suspension for the 7mm/ScaleSeven Dewsbury project, using the recently-developed Slater's system.
Layout Design: South Ridings
Garden railway terminus in garden shed.
Guy Williams, Pendon's local hero, builds a 4mm 'King Arthur' - and naturally chooses Sir Guy, named after a local hero from legend.
Includes detailed scale drawings.
John Hayes describes a mass-production technique for the fiddliest of fiddly components, door hinges.
Kit-bashing an etched 4mm coach
Andrew Lambert combines kit and scratchbuilding techniques to make an LMS Stanier corridor third coach using Comet Models' parts as the basis.
LMS Wagon Miscellany - No.3
In his third article in this series on 4mm vehicles, Martin Goodall moves on to vans.
LMS 12-ton goods vans (diagrams 1891 & 1897) based on the Ratio kit.
Workshop Matters: Heavy Duty Soldering
In this sequence, Laurie Griffin looks at a method of soldering large pieces of metal together (in this case, the frames of a 7mm locomotive) and also considers a useful alternative to soft solder.
Multi-weld silver-bearing solder paste, blowtorch and heat resistant blocks.
Archive: The Glasgow & South Western Railway 381 Class and 128 Class 4-6-0s
The first in an occasional series designed to provide modellers with research sources, particularly for less common prototypes.