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1:700 scale naval dioramas – White Horses?

1:700 scale naval dioramas – White Horses?

Chris Drage explains how to build these miniatures

Modelling Mathematics

Modelling Mathematics

GLYNN GUEST discusses a more analytical approach to your next model

Finishing and sealing of wooden hulls

Finishing and sealing of wooden hulls

Dave Milbourn's advice using three of his models as examples.

But I don't understand Electronics!

But I don't understand Electronics!

DAVE MILBOURN explains it all with a useful electric motor application table as well.

Boiler Room - RICHARD SIMPSON's series on model steam plants

Boiler Room - RICHARD SIMPSON's series on model steam plants

Part Thirty Seven: The Green Book, Part One

Shemarah's Trolley

Shemarah's Trolley

GARETH JONES overcomes the problem of moving a very heavy model

Scale Sail Part 5 - Rigging

Scale Sail Part 5 - Rigging

DAVE PETTS' Mini-Series

Homemade Hot Wire Foam Cutters

Homemade Hot Wire Foam Cutters

A sample article from the 2013 Winter Special issue.

Carry, Launch and Retrieve!

Carry, Launch and Retrieve!

PHILIP BELLAMY with a few thoughts

Laser Cutting - Welcome to the 21st Century!

Laser Cutting - Welcome to the 21st Century!

DERMOT CURNYN investigates the latest technology Subscribers Only

Topaz: Installation and commissioning the steam plant

Topaz: Installation and commissioning the steam plant

ROY BURTON describes his efforts and how to overcome problems Subscribers Only

Converting a Futaba 35MHz Transmitter to 2.4GHz

Converting a Futaba 35MHz Transmitter to 2.4GHz

DAVE BRUMSTEAD does a spot of soldering!

Boiler Room . Part 10: Boiler Testing

Boiler Room . Part 10: Boiler Testing

RICHARD SIMPSON's series on model steam plants

Magnetic Propshaft Coupling

Magnetic Propshaft Coupling

CARL A. LLOYD presents a novel leak proof method for model boat drivelines Subscribers Only

Whether Weathering!

Whether Weathering!

A personal view on finishing scale models by GLYNN GUEST

Whether to Weather

Whether to Weather

RICHARD SIMPSON and some thoughts on these useful techniques - Part 1

Boiler Room:  Part Seven: Gas Cooling Effect - Operational Considerations

Boiler Room: Part Seven: Gas Cooling Effect - Operational Considerations

RICHARD SIMPSON on model steam plants Subscribers Only

Accommodation Ladders

Accommodation Ladders

Brian King with some useful advice

Going brushless?

Going brushless?

JOHN PARKER with some practical advice

OMRA News April 2010

OMRA News April 2010

STEWART RAE (Aka ‘SCOOP’) with some useful thoughts about painting and construction techniques

Top 5 Hints, Tips & Technical

Converting a Futaba 35MHz Transmitter to 2.4GHz

DAVE BRUMSTEAD does a spot of soldering!

Topaz: Installation and commissioning the steam plant

ROY BURTON describes his efforts and how to overcome problems

Laser Cutting - Welcome to the 21st Century!

DERMOT CURNYN investigates the latest technology

Carry, Launch and Retrieve!

PHILIP BELLAMY with a few thoughts

Homemade Hot Wire Foam Cutters

A sample article from the 2013 Winter Special issue.

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