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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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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 ....

D#38;S high sided Syphon Source: Maxstoke | 27 Jun 2015 | 9:20 pm BST
At Chelford I managed to acquire three of these kits from Jerry's bits stand, and thought that they would compliment Lambourn well, I later learn that fish was also carried in these wagons. Anyhow two weekends later and progress is good. The kit goes together well, but in future I'll add the details ....

2mm Expo 2015 Source: St Ruth | 20 Jun 2015 | 11:26 pm BST
Today was our third Expo in a row. We did actually question whether they really wanted us again but were told that this one was the 55th Anniversary one so we could come and play again. A good day was had by all. It was great to meet some with all of the folks at the show. Joint honours for going ' ....

A hot summers day... Source: Julias Modelopolis | 20 Jun 2015 | 7:46 pm BST
Hello.Imagine a hot summers day, the birds are tweeting in the trees and the sound of crickets echo across the landscape. You hear some faint bells and clanking comming from the signalbox as the signalman sets a route for another passing train. In the distance you hear the familiar beat of an engine ....

Introduction Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 15 Jun 2015 | 6:02 pm BST
The Group meets, generally on the second Sunday of each month, to work on the layout Lighterman's Wharf.This is a slow process - as the layout needs to be extracted from storage and assembled at the beginning of each session, then disassembled and put back at the end. It started about twenty years a ....

As David says right at the end - it does indeed work. Warms the cockles it does. Now to get Swallow's End to a similar state of activity... ....

Same day report - don't get used to it!#160; (And yes - apologies for not having one last month at all!) 6 of us gathered at a new venue (well new in the sense we haven't been there as the LAG before but only one of us had never been at all) today where the highlight was the presence of Da ....

Last weekend was the annual Toowoomba Model Train Exhibition. We have been going up for a number of years now and always have a great time. This year was no exception but it was notable for a couple of reasons. Firstly we debuted Ben Lawson's Sturminister Newton. His blog is ....

Reaching for the lasers Source: Julias Modelopolis | 7 Jun 2015 | 7:32 pm BST
Hello.Back from my hols for the time being. I thought it was worthwhile putting anther post together to show you all some of the stuff I have been upto.Firstly on Sunday 31st May I was in Bideford at the North Devon Model Railway Show once again. This time though I took along some of my bits and bob ....

Homework Source: Canterbury 2mm Area Group | 7 Jun 2015 | 1:59 pm BST
The plank has spent the last month cluttering up my limited work space, while a storage cover was made. This proved to be some what of a problem with some minor warp-age insuring very few angles where 90 degrees however eventually this was resolved. The opportunity was taken to fit the crossing gat ....

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