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An update to the Magazine backnumber is now ready from the members only section (password required). This updates your copy of the backnumbers to the end of 2015.

Full copies of the Magazine backnumbers from 1960 are available from Shop 1. Since December 2013, these are supplied on USB memory stick.
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:19:36 GMT
A gallery of photographs of the entries in the 2015 annual model making competition classes.
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:48:04 GMT
For members only, copies of current and recent 2mm Magazine and Newsletters are available on the website. Requires a password to access the members only area.
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:51:29 GMT
"Track" is a major new publication from the 2mm Scale Association. The book is applicable to modellers in all scales, not just 2mm/ft. It covers the prototype, how to make parts, jigs, painting and finishing. Available to purchase from 10th January, 2013.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:00:34 GMT
Two new instruction guides to building Easitrac Turnouts are now available. These cover many details which are useful to all aspects of turnout construction.
Sun, 22 May 2011 19:54:34 GMT
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Caledonian Railway signal cabin by Alisdair Campbell - winner of The Malcolm Stone Award - seen here in position on Sauchenford. Further images from the Annual Model Competitions are in the AGM Gallery

The Annual General Meeting will be on Sat 15th October, at Keen House, London. Further details are found 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.

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Frustrations Source: Pennine 2mm Area Group | 27 Aug 2016 | 9:22 pm BST
Frustrating times recently.Firstly because, for one reason and another, I haven't been able to devote much time to modelling.Secondly because I haven't been able to get to the club since the change of venues and haven't been doing anything to progress the layout.And thirdly because the Coal Tank bui ....

More wiring on Camford Junction Source: Basingstoke Area Group | 24 Aug 2016 | 9:55 am BST
After a few club-nights the main line wiring on one board is finally complete. The amount of wiring would have been a lot less if we had gone for DCC, but I am the only member of the group with DCC fitted stock, and it is not of the right era for the layout, so I lost that battle.The relays, con ....

August 2016 meeting Source: Forth & Clyde Area Group | 20 Aug 2016 | 4:09 pm BST
Alisdair's report with Andy's pictures: The August Forth and Clyde meeting took place on the 13th, with five of the Group attending a secret location in Glasgow, the Doyen of the West. This included Martin, the new boy, who after the usual humiliating initiation rites (used up all our permanent mark ....

Sometimes it doesnt always go to plan... Source: Julias Modelopolis | 16 Aug 2016 | 4:21 pm BST
Hello.Its about time for another post me thinks.As the title says, sometimes the best ideas and plans in my head don't always work and below is a classic case of that. This time it was inspired by some recent posts regarding the influx of mini motors from China and in this instance some tiny 3x4x12. ....

Prototyping St Pancras V3 Source: 2mm finescale – Gary Fletcher | 15 Aug 2016 | 10:00 pm BST
If you have been following you#8217;ll know I am prototyping new methods of building St Pancras from the original plans and here is the first prototype of this new version. Lots still to do but this is remarkably accurate. ....

Wagon workshop - August 2016 Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 15 Aug 2016 | 1:02 pm BST
The August meeting was planned as a wagon-building workshop. The intention was for members to build some wagons to populate the layout, reducing reliance on the stockboxes of Keith and Alan S - in time for the forthcoming (October) Wilmington Exhibition if possible.Everybody appeared to be well equi ....

Holiday Source: eveleighcreations | 14 Aug 2016 | 2:27 pm BST
The Eveleigh Family have just been for their hols up in the north of England, where we always go for a week in the summer.   We rent a cottage and go for walks in the hills ...   Ribblehead viaduct from the top of Whernside   Class 66 runs round its train at Blee Moor.   ... and in the eve ....

Sticking Down the Buffer Stops Source: Pennine 2mm Area Group | 8 Aug 2016 | 10:18 pm BST
An extra visit to Aire Valley RMC meant I could sort out the various items stored under the layout and also, after preparing the goods yard area for them on a previous visit, stick down the buffer stops for the good yard and Brookes sidings. The buffers were all made to the Lamp;Y pattern by  ....

Roads Source: Swinton 2 mm | 7 Aug 2016 | 1:44 pm BST
I have just completed painting the roads and pavements below the railway bridge and station car park.Road below railway bridge and station car parkThe road and pavements including all the paving slabs were laser cut from white plastic and once assembled sprayed with two coats of grey plastic primer. ....

Second post Source: eveleighcreations | 31 Jul 2016 | 11:54 pm BST
Well, there are images of some of my paintings now on the paintings page and I am working on the services pages #8211; bespoke baseboards and backscenes at the moment.  I took lots of photographs this morning in the garden while it was nice and sunny. On Thursday evening last it was our approxima ....

First post Source: eveleighcreations | 30 Jul 2016 | 7:07 pm BST
At the moment, the news is that I am gradually learning how to put this site together and it is getting bigger all the time!   Soon I hope to have good quality images of some of my paintings to display.   I also want to get more on the layout pages. ....

I've been trying to get organised to get blogging again following my recent trip overseas however work (sorry!) has been getting in the way a bit. I've been getting some modelling done however and with the help of fellow LAGer, David H, Swallow's End, my 2mm practice plank (see way back to 201 ....

Show and Tell Source: Wealden Area Group | 24 Jul 2016 | 12:29 pm BST
There's been little posted by us recently but that doesn't mean we haven't been busy. Here are a few of the things we have been working on.  ....

After a few months of doing other things, I have once again started work on my 3rd loco. Previously, I had formed the saddle tank (http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/blog/1009/entry-16413-gwr-buffalo-1076-class-in-2fs/) and there the project had stalled for no other reason than I wanted to  ....

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