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A few steps forward

Uncharacteristically, I’ve been pushing on with track laying rather than procrastinating. It seemed to make sense to use a sub base on top of the foil surface of the insulation board, both to allow flexibility in the layout and to … Continue reading

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Review of the year

Well that one goes without saying. To get a (positive) review of a kit you designed and made in the magazine that, back in 1984, got you into the hobby in the first place is I think something to be … 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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And now in colour

If you want a job doing properly… get someone else to do it. Perhaps not the usual way that idiom goes, but its worked out well here. With a rather hectic run-up to ExpoNG I realised I wouldn’t have the … Continue reading

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Evolution of the species

I thought it might be interesting to show the process I went through to get to a suitable 3D print for the Baguley-Drewry kit. From R-L: The initial Shapeways print of the 60hp, which encouraged me to continue but had … Continue reading

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