Issue 87 1996 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Boyes - needle files. Livery Data Services - info about loco liveries. Bostik - 'low melt' glue gun. Fence Houses Models - 2mm wagon components and NER lattice footbridge.
The Gas Works
Bob Alderman describes Yeovil Model Railway Group's remarkable 7mm layout. It was inspired by MRJ's 'Inkerman Street', but designed to be more intersting!
Urban industrial layout.
The Wisbech Wonder
Tim Shackleton reviews a nice little 4mm conversion kit from Impetus.
Etched kit for converting Airfix/Dapol Drewry class 04 shunter to tram version as ran on Wisbech & Upwell Tramway, and Yarmouth and Ipswich quays.
LNER Cattle Trucks
Steve Banks examines the history of all LNER-built cattle wagons from Grouping to Nationalisation and beyond, building 4mm models using Parkside Dundas kits and specialist 'after-market' components.
Workshop Matters: Enlarging Holes
Choose the right tools, look after them - and don't overdo it, says Laurie Griffin.
Broaches and reamers.
Born in the USA - Part 2
Tim Watson concludes his account of the building of his 2mm scale Baldwin, GNR No.1196.
Layout Design: Cromer
Ian Hopkins' 7mm LSWR 4-wheel coach from 1880's. Paul Marchese's Scaleseven model of Metropolitan 'Hercules'.
Sheeted Open in Resin
Building a 7mm model of a GWR O11 where the tarpaulin - usually so tricky to represent - has been beautifully moulded in resin.