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Model Engineer Magazine

26 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $3.27 per issue Model Engineer is the leading magazine in the world for model engineers. First published in 1898 by Percival Marshall, Model Engineer offers articles, plans on various engineering subjects.

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Model Engineer  |  4564  


John Linkins has followed in the footsteps of his model engineering Grandfather, a builder of several fine model locomotives. One of them, however, was started over 50 years ago and was never quite finished until he presented it to his grandson, John. Read John’s moving story of the locomotive’s completion last year and it sits proudly in the cover of this issue.
The locomotive mentioned above is a Netta - one of LBSC’s most popular designs. Old Curly was well known for his maxim: ‘you can’t scale nature’. Dr. Mike Ackerman, however, challenges this theory in a highly technical article that suggests that LBSC may not have been entirely correct. (It’s time to swat up on your algebra!)
Peter Russell completes the model built to a Willy Schneeberger design based on a Maudslay type table engine, David Ashwell brings the story of the Newton Abbot track to a close and Robert Walker’s little launch engine takes to the lake installed in Brahminy.
Brian Baker progresses the tailstock die holder - a project for a novice engineer - and Ashley Best starts work in earnest on the Bolton tramcar’s chassis.
Everyone’s favourite - Postbag - runs to three pages this issue and Geoff Theasby takes an entertaining look at the goings on in the Club Scene.
Model Engineer is the leading magazine in the world for model engineers. First published in 1898 by Percival Marshall, Model Engineer offers articles, plans on various engineering subjects.
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An excellent magazine for the engineering enthusiast. Reviewed Monday, 9 November 2020

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brilliant Reviewed Sunday, 13 September 2020
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one of the best out there Reviewed Monday, 22 June 2020
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Have now got used to my subscription being covered to digital and all is well here in Sydney
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Model Engineer

It is a good magazine. I am old so not to interested in the modern cad/cam. Did the Cad for a living as a manager. I am interested in the old ways of doing model engineering. My dad was into making small 3.5" gauge locos. So I am versed in his ways. As he said you make the side plates with a hack saw, file, surface table & bench drill. No need to mill out anything. What milling you do can be done on the Lathe with a large vertical slide. Bit different to what I see. You need more to teach filing skills much more. Keeps this a cheaper hoby. Reviewed Saturday, 30 May 2020

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