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NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 383

This month:

JEWELS - Graham Dredge’s 1:64-scale model of the pioneering McEwan Pratt railcar.

KEN DEVLIN’S LEITH VALLEY LOCOS: AN UPDATE Greg Keay outlines developments at Ken Devlin’s cardboard empire.

BUILD A HIGH-SPEED DRILL PRESS John Pudsey explains how he built a useful piece of workshop kit.

LIGHTING UP – A BLINKING FM VAN (AND DECODER INSTALLATION TIPS) Graham Dredge applies some flash touches to a brake van.

SLIDING RAILWAY YARD GATES Spencer Lawry  models a tight-space design in 1:64 scale.

FIFTIES FOCUS Pokaaaarka station, cultural centre of the North Island Main Trunk.

CONVERTING A BACHMANN CLIMAX TO 1:64 SCALE Wayne Brindle gets into gear with a commercial lokey model.

TO CLAMP OR NOT TO CLAMP Les Downey finds ways to hold things on the work bench.

18-STALL ENGINE SHED – ROUND HOUSE PATTERN Drawings of a magnificent almost-was Invercargill building from Archives New Zealand.

BUILDING AN O-GAUGE TTT CO MALLET LOCOMOTIVE Bruce Geange scratchbuilds a classic articulated to run on tinplate track.

MAKING FIDDLY BITS – BENCH WORK Ray Lantz constructs an alternative to L girders for baseboards.


ON THE COVER Kevin Crosado photographed Paul Berntsen’s 1:34-scale scratchbuilt model of Ww.486 as it headed south through Pokaaaaaaaaarka on the North Island Main Trunk.

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

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Issue 383 - September 2013

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