4 results found for 'casting'

  • A W1 for Retford

    Graeme King

    Issue 222 (2013)

    p.112

    4mm/EM

    Graeme King relates a surprising outcome of a decision to try out resin casting.

    Tags: casting, RTR / kit conversions, steam locomotives, techniques

  • A W1 for Retford Part 2

    Graeme King

    Issue 224 (2013)

    p.196

    4mm/EM

    Part I showed preparation of the master parts and the simpler castings for the conversion. In this part Graeme King covers the more complex mould and casting for the long firebox and cab, plus the actual Hornby A4 to EM gauge W1 conversion procedure.

    Tags: casting, RTR / kit conversions, steam locomotives, techniques

  • A W1 for Retford Part 3

    Graeme King

    Issue 225 (2013)

    p.228

    4mm/EM

    Part I showed preparation of the master parts and the simpler castings for the conversion. In part 2 Graeme King covers the more complex mould and casting for the long firebox and cab, plus the actual Hornby A4 to EM gauge W1 conversion procedure. In this part the author changes the rear frames and carrying truck and adds final details to suit 60700 in summer 1957.

    Tags: casting, RTR / kit conversions, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Home Casting

    Ken De-Groome

    Issue 220 (2013)

    p.27

    Operatino of the intense Metropolitan Electric service relied on the railway's Bo-Bo, a favourite with us at MRJ and with Ken De-Groome. Here, using the roof of one of these engines as an example, he shows us how to make a casting in urethane resin, explaining what you need, and how to do it.

    Tags: casting, techniques