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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:51:29 GMT
An update to the Magazine backnumber is now ready from the members only section (password required). This updates your copy of the backnumbers to the end of 2013.

Full copies of the Magazine backnumbers from 1960 are available from Shop 1. Since December 2013, these are supplied on USB memory stick.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:53:40 GMT
"Track" is a major new publication from the 2mm Scale Association. The book is applicable to modellers in all scales, not just 2mm/ft. It covers the prototype, how to make parts, jigs, painting and finishing. Available to purchase from 10th January, 2013.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:00:34 GMT
Two new instruction guides to building Easitrac Turnouts are now available. These cover many details which are useful to all aspects of turnout construction.
Sun, 22 May 2011 19:54:34 GMT
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Bromine tank by Andy Carlson, part of his entry at the 2014 AGM which won the John Barker Trophy. Further images from the AGM and Model Competitions are in the AGM Gallery

AGM 2015 will be at Bournmoor, County Durham, on 3rd October. This and other events are described on the Events Page

 

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Once again - a couple of days late! Must do better.This month we went back to Graeme's and had another look at Thornbury. Only 5 of us this time so a bit more room to spread out and get on with various projects. I didn't take pictures of what we were generally doing but  ....

After very slow progress and a lot of dithering, I have decided this layout does not meet my requirements and am offering it to anyone who can collect it from Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. Please PM me for more details of the state of the layout. ....

How I ballast Source: Anthony Yeates' 2mm Blog | 25 Jul 2015 | 11:21 pm BST
I'm rather surprised to see that I haven't updated the blog for several months. One of the main areas of progress since then has been the trackwork. First I glued on Versaline cosmetic chairs to the PCB sleepers (tricky to get them to stay put while the "handles" are cut off, even using Araldite).Th ....

Diesel Days (with a bit of steam too)... Source: Julias Modelopolis | 24 Jul 2015 | 8:42 pm BST
Hello again.Since my last post I haven't been totally idle modelling wise although a few 'issues' with the mechanics on my van haven't helped with the modelling mojo at all. I thought it was worth a post to show that I nearly have two more usable engines, okay, so they are not a couple of lovely ste ....

July Meeting Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 12 Jul 2015 | 10:30 pm BST
ExhibitionMost of the meeting was spent planning for the forthcoming exhibition appearance in October - attempting to prioritise work so the most essential changes are completed by the end of the August meeting, leaving the September meeting for an extended running session to try and find/fix  ....

Easitrac Source: Swinton 2 mm | 12 Jul 2015 | 9:15 pm BST
Overview of progress to dateI have been busy laying Easitrac for the last few weeks, I have now completed most of the track for the scenic section except for the area around the turnouts. All has gone reasonably well though I do find that the Easitrac glue dries very fast which can make laying ....

I have been trying, over the past week and a half, to get enthused about Swallow's End, my embryonic 2mm shunting plank.#160; The biggest hurdle has been finding time - and the second has been dealing with the procrastination streak I have running during daylight hours, owing to it being school ....

NEAG Meeting update Source: 2mm North East Area Group | 6 Jul 2015 | 2:23 pm BST
Well, that's a bit rich when I didn't even publish a notice of the meeting..! Holidays and other matters meant I never got round to it. Saturday the 4th July was the date at our usual church hall venue. We were one month later than normal because of the aforementioned holiday. This time was an al ....

Painting Pigeons Source: Julias Modelopolis | 4 Jul 2015 | 7:24 pm BST
Hello again :o)A while ago now when I was putting an order into Shapeways for some of my 3D printed parts I came across these...As per normal I thought to myself "those look good, I am sure I can use them somewhere" and so promptly added them to my shopping cart.Well, roll on a year (or two) and I t ....

Last year I wrote about the Kickstarter project by Andy Vaughan here.#160; This was followed up with my progress with the sheds here in February.#160; Since then, other UFO projects have managed to get in the way but I started on the Semi-detached House kits (see here for the picture on Andy's w ....

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