Category Archives: new products

Nearly there

As with all my projects, the RNAD Baguley-Drewry kit has been grinding along in fits and starts, but with the self-imposed* deadline of ExpoNG at the end of October looming its become time to make final arrangements. I’d already decided … Continue reading

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Achievement unlocked

Okay, so the blog has been a little quiet this year. Reason 1: Work. Reason 2: I’ve been spending available non-work time pushing Narrow Planet forwards, both in the development of a much-needed new website and in the physical manifestation … Continue reading

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A tiny diversion

After a few weeks “off”, I’m getting some motivation back to actually make stuff. A good little one evening project has been this new kit by RT Models for a North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways slate wagon. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Narrow Planet – custom etched nameplates

One of the spin-offs from the etching tests I did earlier in the year was a number of loco nameplates for a friend. After some further discussion I realised that there might be a bit of a gap in the … Continue reading

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ExpoNG 2009 – loco parade

One of the best things about ExpoNG (and other narrow gauge shows) is that it’s not just about the layouts. People tend to bring odd bits and pieces they’ve been working on for display cases, or just to show friends. … Continue reading

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