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The books "Track" and "Point Rodding", both relevant to modellers in all scales, and a sample 2mm Finescale Mineral Wagon kit, are available for ordering on the website.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:16:01 GMT
The Black 5 Locomotive and Tender kit has not been available for a number of years despite the fact that the Association held many of the parts of which the kit is comprised. The kit is now relaunched as a set of independently available parts. Full details of how members can obtain the components are available on the shop 3 part of the website.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:09:21 GMT
Nick Mitchell constructs a chassis for a LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee locomotive, videoing each step of the process.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 12:25:05 GMT
A small black and aluminium case containing 81 wagons and 3 coaches was stolen by an opportunist thief on the evening of 15-Oct-2017 whilst a van was being unloaded at the Model Railway Club in London N1. The models were made by the late Bill Blackburn and were on loan to the MRC.

Each item has a conspicuous yellow dot painted on the underside. They are all to 2mm : 1ft fine scale standards. They are superb examples of work in the scale. If you hear anything of these, for example a collection of N gauge wagons being sold, please contact either the 2mm Scale Association or the Model Railway Club in London.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:48:53 GMT
The Farish 64xx Pannier Tank is the latest model to have a drop-in wheel conversion kit. This conversion consists of new bearings, wheels, coupling rods, etc.. and simply drops into the chassis in place of the N gauge wheelset.
A superb running Finescale steam locomotive in ten minutes !
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:05:27 GMT
A sample of the 2mm Magazine is available for prospective members to download.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:02:36 GMT
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LNER P2 "Mons Meg" by Tim Watson. Winning entry for the Groves Trophy at the 2018 AGM. Further images from the Annual Model Competitions are in the AGM Gallery

Future Association meetings are described on the Events Page


The 2mm Scale Association exists to promote and facilitate modelling at the scale of 2mm:1ft. The scale has a long history as the smallest practical finescale standard.

By joining the Association, members gain access to a wealth of knowledge and our exclusive component range designed to enable simple and accurate construction.

Find out how to get started in 2mm FineScale; with the products available from the 2mm Scale Association its easier than you might think.

Our component ranges include jigs and alignment tools which remove the guesswork and need for specialist measuring equipment from precision model making. We also produce booklets which explain the construction techniques which have been developed over the years.

To keep our members in touch we produce a bi-monthly magazine and newsletter. For those with access to the internet we offer an email list where members can chat about anything pertinent to 2mm model making.

This website contains information about the Association and 2mm standards, articles about model making, and photographs to inspire the model maker.

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December 2018 Meeting Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 12 Dec 2018 | 12:11 am GMT
This month's meeting was an opportunity to see the physical progress of the layout that Alan and Keith have talked about and is now beginning to materialise. Our meeting venue was a chance to set out the baseboards on the flat surface of the church hall, and to finalise accurate measurements for the ....

December 2018 meeting Source: Forth & Clyde Area Group | 9 Dec 2018 | 11:36 pm GMT
On a cold day in Edinburgh, we nonetheless mustered a table-full of 2mm modellers: Alisdair, Alistair, Andy, Jim, Stephen, Chris, Phil, and Roy from the Grampian group met at Graham's house.After the customary tea, coffee, chat, soup, bacon rolls, and mince pies (thanks Roy), we proceeded to this mo ....

Kyle - Further update... Source: kyle of lochalsh | 9 Dec 2018 | 6:10 pm GMT
Evening all, Following on from the last entry I have since managed to simplify the wiring and the new turnout is in place and trains run through it - a couple of locos need a check on their Back to Backs before I start tweaking the frogs...which was a downfall of the previous ones I think.nbs ....

November 2018 meeting Source: Forth & Clyde Area Group | 26 Nov 2018 | 5:23 pm GMT
A fine sunny day for this month's meeting saw Alistair, Alisdair, Andy, Graham and Jim head well south of the Forth and Clyde valleys to Stephen's house in Lockerbie. The usual wide selection of magazines awaited (does anyone buy as many periodicals as Stephen?) and led to an extended chat session o ....

Coaches and Buildings Source: Modbury Updates | 20 Nov 2018 | 1:35 pm GMT
Updated coaches page to add detail of new 6 wheeled coaches. Also updated the main station building and waiting shelter pages adding updated photos ....

November 2018 Meeting Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 14 Nov 2018 | 11:37 pm GMT
This month we held part 1 of our planned locomotive workshop on converting a Dapol Terrier to 2mm finescale (that is the chassis).Before we got under way there was time to admire Keith's point work for a fiddle yard. This is constructed with flat bottom track soldered directly onto a PCB board, with ....

I'm Back! Source: MRPAGESAQY | 14 Nov 2018 | 8:49 pm GMT
It's been too long! I took over responsibility for restoring a 4mm scale layout over the Summer. It proved more challenging than I had expected, so I have been spending all my modelling time working on that for the last few months. It is time to get back to Burghmire!I decided to start with a quick  ....

Kyle - Up the (Spaghetti) Junction... Source: kyle of lochalsh | 11 Nov 2018 | 9:30 pm GMT
Evening all, Viewers alerted by wiring nightmares should avert their eyes now... As per usual with my blog entries they are a mix of positive and negative experiences but it's all about the process and how we get there, right? This weekend I looked to test the turnout in situ before sp ....

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