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A flexible hack to making correct curves with flexi-track

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flexible track template hackIf you use flexible track but don’t have Tracksetta templates this tip will save lots of frustration. Read Now

flexible track template hack

If you use flexible track but don’t have Tracksetta templates this tip will save lots of frustration. Updated:27/10/17

Add more power: Manic Monday Quick Tips #1

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Pressed for time..need to get a modelling fix? Here’s the first in a new series of quick to carry out tips to improve your layout.
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A quick tip you can do when on a busy schedule but one that’ll improve the reliability of your layout.

What’s Been Your Biggest Railway Blunder

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model railway accidentSo today wasn’t one of my finest but it did remind me of this handy tip that might save you a train tragedy. Read Now

This was a stupid thing to do. What’s been your biggest and worst model railway accident?

A quick tip from the school of the blindingly obvious

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scatter model railway wargames tipIf you lay your scatter, as I do, by sprinkling the stuff from your fingers you’ll love – or perhaps hate – this tip. Read Now

scatter model railway wargames tip

How to lay scatter, from the school of the blindingly obvious. Why didn’t I think of this before?

How to make your own scatter & why I’ll never buy scatter material again

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How to make your own scatterI’ll never buy scatter for my model railway again. Read Now

How to make your own scatter

I now make my own scatter and it’s so good I’ll never buy scatter again. Here’s how. [Intermediate]

How I Now Make My Own Plaster Cloth For Hills, Tunnels and Landscapes

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How to make your own plaster clothI’m a huge fan of plaster cloth. It’s messy, it works and it’s super satisfying but it also costs. Until now. Read Now

How to make your own plaster cloth

Plaster cloth

Men (and Ladies) Most Likely To Be Model Railway Enthusiasts

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Men Most Likely To Be Model Railway EnthusiastsIt’s Friday, so time for a bit of fun to go into the weekend with. Is your name on the list?  Read Now

Is your name on the list? [Fun]

If Game of Thrones Had Trains

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Game Of Thrones mapTrains versus dragons? Read Now

Game Of Thrones map

Just for fun… Glorious network maps of an imaginary railway across the continents of Westeros and Essos in Game of Thrones.

The Name Game

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Looking for a realistic British name for your model railway. Here’s 200 to get you started. Read Now

Looking for an imaginary but realistic British place name for your model railway? Here’s 200 to get you started.

What are the minimum vertical clearances for model trains – British standards

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Model Railway Standards

Don’t run the risk of having your trains crash into tunnel roofs. Build to British standards for minimum vertical clearance and train heights and keep your models safe. Read Now

Model Railway Standards

[information] – What are the minimum vertical clearances for model trains – British standards