Category Archives: 5.5mm

On the cards

I was a little bit sceptical about the results a card kit would give, despite a long history of the material in railway modelling, but hopefully you’ll agree that Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway van no. 133 here has come … Continue reading

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Tralee & Dingle coach 18T

As the last real, actual modelling post has almost dropped off the first page of this blog I thought it was time I did something about it. I’ve been working on a Malcolm Savage kit of Tralee & Dingle coach … Continue reading

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ExpoNG 2008

Another year, another ExpoNG! The Swanley show is one of the highlights of the exhibition calendar for us narrow gauge types, and 2008 was no different. To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the show and the 40th of the … Continue reading

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Scale strategy

Slightly after the fact, a spot of commentary on the blog’s first poll. As you can see the majority of voters selected 009, but there’s no way of knowing if this reflects the distribution of all narrow gauge modellers or … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge South 2008, part 2

We continue with more photos from the Sparsholt show on Saturday. Setting off my Want alarm was the EDM/Inscale Models Bagnall 0-4-2T, fresh from South Africa. I’ve blogged about this loco kit before, but seeing first hand confirmed the inevitable: … Continue reading

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