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26 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.50 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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"The Southern Federation AGM is more than just an AGM this year as plenty of activities are laid on for younger members and the Polly Model Engineering awards are presented; Matthew and Peter Kenington report.
Terence Holland prepares the artwork and sets to with etching a set of plates for Douglas, his 5 inch gauge Barclay well tank.
Alan Reid tells how the Isle of Man club made their railway more accessible for wheelchair users by devising a dual purpose carriage.
Luker builds a 7¼ inch gauge model of a Stirling seven foot single locomotive.
Getting close enough to get a good photograph of a small part can be a problem but Bob Reeve demonstrates how it may be done.
Mike Tilby considers the losses in steam turbines and explains the differences in this respect between full-size and miniature turbines.
Doug Hewson presents a new and more authentic design of boiler for his 5 inch gauge GWR pannier tank.
Graham Sadler makes a spindle hand crank for his Myford lathe and discusses the subject of files and filing.
Roger Backhouse takes a ride on the Snaefell Mountain Railway on the Isle of Man and ascends to the Laxey mines."
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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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