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ISSUE 380 - DECEMBER 2012

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 380

Additional photographs supporting articles are posted in the GALLERY or in the MEMBERS section of the website.

This month:

JEWELS - Barry Fitzgerald showcases some remarkably realistic 1:64-scale flaxes.

WORKIN’ ON THE CHAIN GANG ... A 1:34-SCALE DAVIDSON LOKEY - Paul Berntsen models a colonial engineering classic in 1:34-scale. Brian Eastergaard adds wear and tear.

DH REVISITED - Alec Fenton uses new technology to build a higher-quality model.

SCRATCHBUILDING A CARDBOARD ICON - Adrian Howard builds a 1:64-scale heritage building from cardboard.

NAPIER TRAMS – PART THREE - Grant Fletcher applies the finishing touches to his 1:64-scale models of Brush four-wheeled trams 2 and 4.

THE BUILDERS MOVE IN - Ian Hammond and Mike Boutle start work on a 1:64-scale freezing works model.  Additional drawings can be found in the Members Only Area

PANTOGRAPHS - Robin Knight explains the finer points of a key detail on electric locos.

CLASS P THREE-BOX HOPPER WAGONS - Notes to accompany this issue’s plans by Kevin Crosado.

CLASS P WAGONS - General arrangement drawing 5375 and coal box drawing 5373 courtesy of Archives New Zealand.

SIXTIES STYLE - Northland lime trains photographed by Jack Creber and Weston Langford.

BLACK BROTHERS, OKARITO - Paul Mahoney describes one of New Zealand’s last bush trams, complete with a drawing of the lokey.

WHAT TO DO WHEN THERE’S NO ROOM FOR YOUR TEST TRACK - Les Downey builds a drop-in test track for his workbench.

NEWS, VIEWS AND REVIEWS

COVER

Kevin Crosado photographed this Davidson lokey working on a tram alongside the Ohinemuri River. The 1:34-scale model was built by Paul Berntsen and weathered by Brian Eastergaard. An account of its construction begins on page 4.

 

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