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ISSUE 397 - MARCH 2017

March Journal 2017

JEWELS - Steve Williams's 1:76-scale models of Queensland locomotives rebuilt at Hutt for Tasmanian service.

ARE WE THERE YET? A JOURNEY FURTHER INTO 3D-PRINTED MODELS - Nelson Kennedy reports on the latest generation of 3D-printed 1:64-scale wagon kits.

HORNBY TERRIER TRANSFORMED - Lindsay Thompson rebuilds a British tank into a 1:48 local lokey.

LASER-CUT ENGINE SHED. NOT - Neil Andrews explains how to model timber-framed buildings using traditional technology.

RIVET DETAIL USING DECALS - Tony Simons represents a wagon’s pimply bits the modern way.

FLOUR TRAFFIC THE TRADITIONAL WAY - Gordon Barr describes a 1:64-scale wagon load.

WESTIES RAMBLINGS - Strange things happen whenever the Westies visit Graham Dredge’s layout.

CREATING A CRACKED SOIL EFFECT FOR COYOTE RIDGE - Craig Galilee tells you how to model parched summer soil.

‘BRITISH-TYPE’ LA WAGONS DRAWING X.7040 - General arrangement, door and brake assembly drawings by GVR Fraser courtesy of Archives New Zealand.

DRAWING X.7040 LA WAGONS - History by Kevin Crosado.

There are another 12 detail drawings and four general arrangement drawings of the different types in the Members' Area of the website. You need to be a current subscriber to be able to access these.


ON THE COVER - Seen at Christchurch’s Big Little Train Show 2016: A short goods train headed by Caleb Scott’s model of Db.1010 briefly disturbs the wildlife as it rumbles through John Dudson's Red Swamp module, part of the One Track Minds layout. It was photographed by Peter Ross.

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