Starting with the very basics, the author guides you through the essential skills and techniques needed to build a model military vehicle to be proud of. Concentrating on the construction of plastic kits in the popular scales, Military Vehicle Modelling also looks at how to improve your model or create a different version using other kits, specially manufactured components in plastic, resin and metal, and scratch built parts. Topics covered include: Tools; Construction tips; Painting techniques; Building a simple diorama; Detailing; Weathering; and Advanced techniques.
Volume 1 of the Diesel Modeler’s Guide starts off with a look at the NW2 and the roads that used them. The pages that follow provide the reader with useful prototype information as well as tips, techniques and insights from noted modelers on a variety of locomotives from roads across the continent. All of the articles were originally published in 1994 and 1995 issues of Model Railroading magazine. The articles have been grouped by railroad and compiled to provide a handy reference guide for the diesel modeler.
Taken from the pages of Model Railroading magazine, the articles Volume 2 provide a cross-sectional look at prototypes from all regions of the country, from some of the earliest Fs to the most modern power on today’s roads. This volume’s Special Section takes a look at General Electric’s Dash 9-44CW, and provides both prototype information and useful modeling ideas. All of the articles were originally published in MRG between July 1994 and May 1996.
Have you ever wanted to re-create a beautiful station that you have seen at a railway modelling exhibition, or in a magazine, and felt that you needed a helping hand? If so, this is the book for you. Ian Lamb, a modeller of enormous experience, demonstrates how anybody, regardless of their modelling skills, can construct a pleasing and presentable model railway station in a limited amount of space.