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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
"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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( 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


The 2mm Scale Association exists to promote and facilitate modelling at the scale of 2mm:1ft. The scale has a long history as the smallest practical finescale standard.

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The Little House on The... (Part 2) Source: Hydraulic Heaven | 5 Dec 2014 | 11:15 pm UTC
... but he hasn't done anything at all!Well looks can be deceiving. Actually quite a lot of work has happened on the 45xx over the past week or so but the overall appearance is not hugely changed. Let me put it another way... here is how it looked a couple of days ago...When I stopped work on this p ....

Tonight I have been trying to finalise the signalling diagram for my fictional GWR through station Modbury. Below is the diagram that I have come up with. Hopefully it is a realistic representation of what the GWR would have provided for my Edwardian modelling period of c. 1906. All being well  ....

Tonight I have been trying to finalise the signalling diagram for my fictional GWR through station Modbury. Below is the diagram that I have come up with. Hopefully it is a realistic representation of what the GWR would have provided for my Edwardian modelling period of c. 1906. All being well oth ....

Long time readers will know I tried building a 2mm Scale layout whilst still teaching in Longreach way back in 2011.#160; The last entry on the topic was in October of that year when I was ripping it all up to start again on the basis that I wasn't happy with how it was going. So that is what I  ....

Warley 2014 Source: St Ruth | 23 Nov 2014 | 10:57 pm UTC
Back home now after our outing to our local mega-show. After a few comments from other people beforehand I was a bit wary of exhibiting at Warley but really enjoyed it. For sure, the NEC is a huge venue and this brings with it extra aggravation particularly during setup and packing up and for sure i ....

Afternoon all, Subtle reference to the Fawlty Towers 'The Builders' episode in the title there Little opportunities to do anymore on the FY this week so a splash of grey paint this weekend to keep things moving in the right direction whilst I work out how to resolve the electrical connections. T ....

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 ....

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Sites checked: Hydraulic Heaven Modbury - 2mm Finescale (Brunel's Baulk Road) Return of the Sith - Sithlord's Railway Blog St Ruth kyle (previously in a boxfile) Wealden Area Group 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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