Category Archives: hacks

Evidence of actual modelling

Cherish it, this doesn’t happen very often any more! I recently got hold of a job lot of old Nine Lines and Dundas Models (yes, that old) kits on eBay and this week have been working through them. Well, the … Continue reading

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I’ll cut ya!

Not a personal threat, don’t worry. The main thing I learned during production of the first batch of Baguley-Drewry kits was that while getting the parts made by the 3D printer and etcher was easy and reasonably quick, actually making … Continue reading

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Alternative uses for etching

Earlier in the year I did some web development work for a London startup,, which lets you design your own action figure / posable doll online that they will then 3D print and send out along with a selection of things … Continue reading

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Bookmarklet for Flickr BBcode

If you use Flickr to store photos and wish to easily generate link code to show images in posts on NGRM (or other forums which use the BBcode syntax), simply drag the link below to your browser’s bookmark bar (usually … Continue reading

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The Duplo Railmotor

Another advantage of visiting my parents’ house is that it holds the national archive of early 1980s Lego and Duplo. My two year-old daughter is really getting into it, and this time put together this interesting creation while our backs … Continue reading

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