162 results found for 'chassis'

  • Small Suppliers Forum

    Issue 246 (2016)


    Dave Bradwell introduces an etched brass kit in 4mm for the LNER single bolster and a redesigned chassis kit in 4mm (EM and P4 only) for the Hornby and Bachmann LNER B1; Penbits Model Railways introduces sprung bogie kits in 4mm (EM and P4 only) for the Bachmann LMS 10000/10001 and Heljan Falcon models; Cambridge Custom Transfers has produced full transfers for BR-WR 'Toad' brake vans in 2mm/3mm/3.5mm/4mm/S/7mm/G1 scales

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  • Small Suppliers Forum

    Issue 248 (2016)


    Modelu price revision for lamps; High Level Kits OO/EM/P4 4mm chassis kit replacement for Bachmann 6400 class 0-6-0PT; Rumney Models 4mm etched brass kit for BR 1/801 Fish Van, 4mm standard 17ft 6in x 10ft wagon chassis with LNER clasp brake and BR axleguards, 4mm etches to backdate the Parkside Dundas BR steel-ended wooden open kit to the earlier LMS C.1892 open wagon with wooden sides and ends, and S scale 16T mineral wagon chassis kits designed to fit the Alan Gibson whitemetal welded type bodies; Brassmasters reintroduces the Martin Finney 4mm kits for the GWR 3232 2-4-0, 2251 Collett Goods, Stella 2-4-0, City 4-4-0 and Atbara/Flower 4-4-0 as well as five of the former R&E Models GCR wagon and van kits (GCR/CLC horsebox, GCR dia. 17/17a/17b and CLC dia. 49 10T van, GCR bogie fish van, GCR bogie brake van and GCR refrigerator van)

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  • Small Suppliers Forum

    Issue 252 (2017)


    Severn & Wye Model Railways first release - a kit for a 7mm scale compensated coach bogie, also castings for BR Mk 1 coach grab handles, door handles & toilet fillers; New postal address for Richard Syms, producer of the Lincs Auto-Coupler; Severn Model etched accessories; Rumney Models whitemetal wagon axlebox and spring castings, vacuum cylinders, wagon underframe, detaling etches and logo chassis.

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  • Small Suppliers Forum

    Issue 253 (2017)


    Wilder 'Weathering Oils'; London Road Models kit for LNWR 2-2-4-0T no. 777; Lanarkshire Models 4mm GNR type 'C' bufferstops; Welsh Railways Research Circle/Fox Transfers Cambrian Railways transfers; High Level Kits 4mm scale chassis kit for GWR 94XX.

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  • Small Suppliers Plus

    Issue 157 (2005)



    Mainly Trains J52 chassis and detailing kit in 4mm

    Tags: chassis, detailing, kits, product reviews, RTR / ready-to-run, steam locomotives

  • Small Suppliers Plus: Chassis Upgrades for North Eastern loco kits

    Issue 191 (2009)


    4mm/EM, 4mm/P4

    52F Models 4mm scale etched chassis kits for upgrading whitemetal locomotive kits from Dave Alexander and Nucast. Designed for EM/P4 (OO versions to follow), they are for the NER class O (LNER/BR class G5) 0-4-4T, NER class P2/P3 (LNER/BR class J26/J27) and NER class C (LNER/BR class J21).

    Tags: chassis, etched brass, kits, product reviews, Small Suppliers Forum

  • Smooth Manors

    John Hayes

    Issue 81 (1995)



    John Hayes locos are renowned for their silky-smooth performance and here John explains some of his techniques applied to the latest 4mm scale kit from Malcolm Mitchell.

    Includes brief prototype notes and short bibliography.

    Tags: chassis, etched brass, GWR / Great Western Railway, kits, steam locomotives

  • Speedy Stock Suspension

    Bob Barlow

    Issue 9 (1986)


    4mm/P4, 4mm/EM

    One of the things that drew Bob Barlow towards P4 was the sight of a slowly rolling train of wagons with daylight flickering between the spokes, unencumbered by oversize flanges. Finescale wheels need help to stay on the rails, but it need not be a hard job.

    Overview of various methods of wagon suspension/compensation and the available components, including Scalefour Society rocking W-irons, Locomotion pivot units, and Hammond springing units.

    Tags: chassis, compensation / suspension, components, wagons, wheels

  • Splits made simple

    Tim Shackleton

    Issue 165 (2006)



    Just as everyone of a certain age learned to drive in a Morris Minor, so reworking the old Mainline J72 became, for many modellers, the first faltering step into finescale. This recent conversion pushes things along a little, with split-chassis construction, sprung hornblocks, three-stage gearing and other refinements.

    Tags: chassis, compensation / suspension

  • Sprung P4 Chassis for 3F

    Colin McCall

    Issue 219 (2012)



    The Bachmann LMS 3F is quite outstanding and now Brassmasters have produced one of their Easichas kits for simple conversion to P4.

    Here Colin McCall guides us through the procedure.

    Tags: chassis, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway, RTR / kit conversions