Issue 99 1997 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Modelmaster waterslide transfers. Leakey sheet metal guillotine. Island Scientific de-gassing equipment for resin casting. Comet Models 4mm catalogue. Roy Link 7mm industrial cast brass components. Townstreet stonecast structure kits. Trevor Lloyd-Lee book: 'Logic One - Two-rail Wiring'. Trainsfers cab destination waterslide transfers for class 158 Sprinters. Blackham Transfers / Dragon Models transfers. Home of 0 Gauge catalogue for 7mm modelling. GW Models universal riveting tool. David Baxter Archetype commission-made buildings. Classic Commercials 7mm figures. Backwoods Miniatures 009 Ffestiniog Hunslet kit.
Mechanical Horse in 7mm
With its punched-in nose, unsophisticated style and purposeful gait, the original railway fleet version of the Scammell Mechanical Horse had the air of a pensioned-off boxer. In service these distinctive railway road vehicles certainly proved that they could take plenty of punishment. Gerry Beale wanted an example, specifically to cart containers - and he chose a 7mm Phoenix kit to fill the bill.
Phoenix Model Developments kit.
Baseboards for Thursford
Retirement and the inspirational work of 2mm pioneers almost 50 years ago got Ray Fricker started on his own layout.
Pre-grouping GER branch terminus.
Layout Design: Marple
Midland Railway main line through-station
Midland Six-Wheel Guard's Van
Eldred Clark refines the Slater's 7mm kit for this well-known prototype.
The Last Great Project
David Jenkinson gets to work on his 7mm layout.
Part 5. Baseboard construction and tracklaying.
Midland Kirtley 0-6-0
Scratchbuilt 40 years ago, Sid Stubb's EM gauge engine still runs perfectly.
Finescale 0 Gauge Improved
Jim Snowdon believes finescale 7mm standards can be adjusted to make it look and run better.
The small lettering usually applied to the solebars of coaches and some wagons, giving dimensions, weight and other vital statistics, is a detail often overlooked by modellers. But not wishing to be defeated by such little things, Trevor Pott set about producing hand-painted transfers to decorate his models' nether regions.