Hornby Magazine - Issue #13 due out this coming week-end.
A brief resume of the contents.
In the editorial Mike Wild contemplates production runs and the number of models being produced by the main manufacturers as well as the latest trend to have limited commissioned production runs.
Layout: Bleakhouse Raod. The latest project from Tim Madocks. OO scale, C&L finescale set in the 1950s down in Somerset.
News: Hornby HST, Class 153 & Hornby engineering wagons.
Report on the 40th Bristol Model Railway Exhibition.
Article on Goods yards. Layout ideas and some good advice.
OMWB: Fighter Command. Modifying a Hornby 'West Country'.
Tips: Baseboards. Construction ideas for fixed and portable layouts.
History: BR 1967 - 1982 Part 3 of the interesting overview of British Railways.
Control: DC vs DCC. Yep, Ian Morton dares ask the question and gives arguments for each case.
Layout: East Lodge. Alan Dewey's EM scale layout set in 1960s East Anglia.
Review: Hornby Skaledale Gas Works.
Electrics: Live frogs.
History: Class 40 'Whistler'.
Review: O-gauge Lovelass A4 60025 Falcon.
Many more reviews. 20 pages in all throughout the magazine from N gauge to Gauge 1 as well as book scenic item reviews.
Project: 3 Buildings, 3 feet. Mike Wild continues his micro layout.
Layout: Dudley Road. Peter Harvey's OO scale modern layout.
Project: Detailing the 'Shark' van.
History: Gas Works.
Overall, a good edition with some nice articles to read and some good tips to check out. Released at a calm period of the modelling year, it certainly keeps you motivated. I'm looking forward to going over the magazine in more detail over the next week.