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26 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.58 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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Something of a ‘locomotive special’ this time! The clear and easy to follow construction series by Neil Wyatt continues as he makes wheels and axle assemblies for the little shunter, Southam. There’s more locomotive building with Terry Woodward’s Halstead and Terry Holland’s World War 1 Tank locomotives by Andrew Barclay. Lots more locomotives are photographed at Leyland’s LNER themed rally and there’s an explanation of the Trofimov piston valve as used in some, mainly European locomotives.
And if all that isn’t enough, we have Part 2 of the IMLEC report and more about Crewe’s master locomotive builder, Harry Powell.
For those who prefer their engines to remain where they are put and not move, Frank Cruickshank’s semi-diesel engine makes progress and Alan Pickering completes his unique hot air engine.
There’s a satisfyingly technical article about creating Shiny Knurls as Jacques Maurel cuts, rather than crushes the material and achieves some very neat results. He describes how.
And on the cover is a rather splendid London Transport bus, scratch built by Malcolm Hart who shares with us the secrets of his modelling techniques.
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, November 9, 2020

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brilliant Reviewed Sunday, September 13, 2020
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one of the best out there Reviewed Monday, June 22, 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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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, May 30, 2020

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