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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
The 2014 AGM will be alongside the Farnham Model Railway Exhibition in Aldershot on the 11th October 2014. (NB, date in February 2014 "2mm Newsletter" is incorrect).
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:16:45 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
From April 2012, the 2mm Shop 4 has been merged with Shop 3. The website has been updated to reflect this change.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 21:10:52 GMT
Four layouts added to website in December 2011, from the smallest in a box-file, the the largest known 2mm layout.
Fri, 30 Dec 2011 19:11:38 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
Drop in replacement wheels for ready to run locomotives. Rapid conversion of N gauge locos to 2FS standards. Available from January 2010.
Sat, 26 Dec 2009 13:02:39 GMT
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( 20 Nov, sorry Google have changed their code and broke the old calendar code. Investigations underway, but looks like a lot of code to re-write. Temporary view installed above pending investigation of other options. )

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

Association Events in 2015 are described on the Events Page


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Last of the Year Source: Wealden Area Group | 22 Nov 2014 | 10:23 pm UTC
Today we held the last Wealden area group meeting for 2014. As meetings are on the 4th Saturday of the month, the theoretical December meeting always clashes with Christmas. So the next meeting will split the difference and be held on the 10th January then we revert to the 4th weekend in February. W ....

To some of you, the title of this post will seem familiar - most likely because like me, you supported Andy Vaughan's project on Kickstarter (here).#160;#160; Now I have no connection with Andy other than being one of the supporters as I thought the idea he had was a good one and deserved to b ....

A Non-Runner Source: Hydraulic Heaven | 19 Nov 2014 | 10:29 pm UTC
Oh dear! It looks like my Hymek won't be appearing at Warley. The Hymek developed an issue a few months back with one of its wormwheels skipping on the worm. I think it had been happening for a while before I figured the problem out. The upshot is that the wormwheel teeth have been rounded off mak ....

Getting Ready for Warley Source: St Ruth | 19 Nov 2014 | 5:52 pm UTC
Some of you may have seen the two new signals over on the 2mm Workbench thread. Last night they were planted on the platform. Unfortunately I failed to photograph the little signal covering trailing moves over the carriage siding points before the station board was boxed up ready for Friday. Anyway ....

Afternoon all - 6 months since the last update Work has been relentless and it will continue as that well into the new year...but I have since committed myself to take Kyle to the Burgess Hill MRC one day show in May 2015 as it made its original debut there as a boxfile layout in 2010 flown in as  ....

After a few trials and tribulations, I've done it!!! I've finally managed to scratch build a working locomotive in 2mm Finescale Since the last instalment, the sub assemblies have been primed with Halfords No 8 Self Etch Primer, the footplate sprayed with Precision Paints Indian Red. Before the b ....

I mentioned in my Reboot post that Julia is one of my inspirations when it comes to my modelling.#160; Her work on Highclere is first class and I would love to get to see it in real life one day.#160; Got to save the airfare first I guess! One of the other inspirations to my modelling is much clo ....

As I mentioned in the previous post, I have tended to spend my modelling time actually modelling (assuming I have had the mojo for it - this has not always been the case!) rather than blogging about modelling.#160; Consequently there have been a number of things which have been mentioned on this  ....

Reboot Source: Return of the Sith - Sithlord's Railway Blog | 10 Nov 2014 | 11:51 pm UTC
I feel at times like this blog is a bit like the Batman movie franchise - keeps getting rebooted only to die a few months later due to lack of time, lack of enthusiasm or too much work getting in the road of posting. After all with a finite amount of time in the week I have found that doing ac ....

More progress has been made on this little project, such that she is now ready for the paint shops. To finish her off, the cab roof needed some detail (the whistles won't be added until she has been painted). There is a rain strip along the back edge of the cab roof, this was added from a single s ....

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Sites checked: Wealden Area Group Return of the Sith - Sithlord's Railway Blog Hydraulic Heaven St Ruth kyle (previously in a boxfile) Modbury - 2mm Finescale (Brunel's Baulk Road) Julias Modelopolis 2mm North East Area Group Basingstoke Area Group Swinton 2 mm Pennine 2mm Area Group Highclere - 2mm Finescale Anthony Yeates' 2mm Blog Maxstoke Canterbury 2mm Area Group Andrew Crosland's 2mm Finescale Adventure 2mm London Area Group Trevanion Dries Marsh Lane Sidings Littlemore 2FS 2MM FENCE HOUSES MODEL FOUNDRY Argos' Blog Brafferton - 2mm Finescale twommlocomotives RENA 1900 Building the 2mm 08 shunter kit 2mm Darkest Essex Area Group

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