Issue 89 1996 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Chris Aspinall - waterslide transfers for GNR(I) locos and stock. Lovett Scale Models - 4mm etched Lord Nelson kit. Protec Hydrocoatings - acrylic varnish. Parkwood Models - 2mm GWR/BR china clay open wagon body. Eastwell Iron Works / Ambis Engineering - corrugated copper and aluminium. Parkside Dundas - LMS ex-Midland 4-wheel 20T brake van kit. Connoisseur Models - 7mm LNER J15 etched kit. Impetus Models - 7mm LNER Y10 Sentinel and Fowler diesel-hydraulic 0-4-0 shunter. Corgi Classics - acquires Bassett Lowke products. Exactoscale - lining inks. Kirtley Models - 7mm waterslide transfers for SE&CR, LCD&R and SER locos and coaches. Peter Kay - prototype facsimiles. Cheap & Nasty - Kits & Bits P4 'putterona'.
Container Traffic in 7mm
Inspired by 3mm models seen in MRJ, Gerry Beale eventually gets around to building his own in 7mm, thanks to some new Slater's kits.
ABS Models GWR Conflat. Slater's BR standard conflat A wagon and A and BD type containers. ABS Models LMS fitted 3-plank dropside wagon ('Medfit').
LSWR Arc-Roofed Coaches
Chris Wesson builds a pair of 4mm six-wheelers based on Bill Bedford etches.
The Scale Show
S Scale Model Railway Society and 2mm Scale Association joint exhibition preview. Includes photos of 'Yaxbury' and 'Rudgeley Junction'.
S-scale in the fells
The late Stan Garlick, craftsman and long-time devotee ot 3/16in-1ft scale, describes a layout created to accommodate over 40 years of scratchbuilding. This article was completed shortly before his death in 1995.
Trevor Nunn scratchbuilds a working turntable for his 'East Lynn' layout. The model itself is S scale, but the techniques are widely applicable.
Inversnecky & Drambuie
The other half of this magnificent, early finescale 2mm layout will appear at the Scale Show, despite the NRM's mindless determination to hang on to the remainder. Tim Watson tells the story.
Roland Bryant's 1940's 2mm layout.
'H.H.' and Bert Groves and Rydes Vale
Stewart Hine celebrates one of the earliest - and certainly the most charismatic - 2mm layouts of all time, part of which will be on show at the Scale Show at Bletchley.
RTR Pannier from N to 2mm
John Greenwood concludes his re-vamp of the Farish 57xx.
LMS 'Duchess of Abercorn' 4-6-2 by J.S.Beeson.
Bangers from the Black Country
Vegetarian Tim Shackleton puts aside his half-nibbled carrot for a journey into his carnivorous past, using a combination of kit robbery and scratchbuilding to produce a 4mm model of one of the most successful mobile advertising hoardings in railway history.
LMS Palethorpes sausage van.