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ISSUE 381 - MARCH 2013

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 381

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

This month:

JEWELS - Grant Morell’s intricately finished 1:64-scale freight-forwarder ZA wagon.

TE KERERU: A COROMANDEL PENINSULA GOLD MINE - Keith Rimmer models a once-vital colonial industry in 1:148 scale.

FIFTIES FOCUS - Green locomotives at Portland photographed by Jack Creber.

WHY PLASTIC AND WHY 1:34 SCALE? - Neil Ward tells how and why he’s developed a new range of 1:34-scale rapid-prototyped NZR vehicles.

DC4415 IN 1:64 SCALE - Alec Fenton uses new technology to build a higher-quality model.

LIGHTING UP MY LOCO SHED - Graham Dredge shows you how to illuminate your buildings with traditional-type LEDs.

MAKING A STATIC GRASS APPLICATOR - Craig Guthrie makes his grass stand on end.

BKC WAGONS - Darryl Palmer models a recent Northland coal carrier.

CLASS UBP WAGON - Diagram of a 1960s bulk plaster wagon by Jack McClare with notes and photographs from Kevin Crosado.

UNION FOUNDRIES NO.30 - Lokey drawings by Paul Napier with photographs by Kevin Crosado.

MAKING FIDDLY BITS – LEAF SPRINGS - Ray Lantz explains how to model a common detail.

PIKIPIKI TRAMWAYS REMEMBERED - The main building from one of Merv Smith’s classic layouts.


Peter Ross’s 1:64-scale On Line-built Ab.722 heads a local passenger train through John Dudson’s Kakariki module, part of an imaginary West Coast section on the One Track Minds layout. Peter took the photograph at last year’s Christchurch Big Model Train Show.

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