The best aid to help see when your eyesight fades

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fancii head magnifierIt happens to us all. Some sooner, some later. But it happens. Read Now

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This is, without doubt, this best head magnifier I’ve come across.

How to join and solder wires for the most reliable connections

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Wire soldering is a vital aspect of model railway engineering as poor joints won’t conduct electricity correctly (poorly running locos) and the wires will be prone to breaking. How’s here to join and solder wire correctly.

Legendary railway modeller John H. Ahern’s advice on the best material for landscaping

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Looking for the best material for landscape modelling? Here’s what one of the legends of model railway building used. Read Now

Looking for the best material for landscape modelling? Here’s what one of the legends of model railway building used.

How to make Hornby & Peco OO gauge track look more realistic

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Shedly YardHornby and Peco track is cheap and compatible with a huge number of trains but it has a problem. Read Now

Shedly Yard

Hornby and Peco track is cheap and compatible with a huge number of trains but it has a problem.

Electrics, an update on the £35 Model Railway Project

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diy model railway controller track wiringThe electrics: A gamble that worked but I’m behind schedule. Read Now

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A controller for a model railway for just £5? Can it be done?? Here’s how I did it on my OO gauge £35 model railway project.

What’s the cheapest way to make wonderful water for your models

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What is the cheapest way to make a beautiful river, pond, lake or sea for your models? You might be surprised. Read Now

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What is the cheapest way to make a beautiful river, pond, lake or sea for your model railway?

3 Model Railway Building Tricks You Can Learn From Blade Runner

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Three tricks used by the master model makers behind Blade Runner that you can use to improve your model railway.
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Three tricks the master model makers behind Blade Runner used in the movie that we can employ to improve our model railways.

How to easily fit rail joiners perfectly, everytime

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how to fix rail joiners easilyIt’s undoubtedly one of the most frustrating, annoying, downright infuriating jobs in constructing a layout. My fingers bleed and I’ve ruined track ends doing it but no more. Read Now

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Fed up with the frustration of fitting rail joiners to track? Here’s how you can make a simple tool that will allow you to fit joiners easily and correctly, everytime.

The easiest fix for wagons derailing on points

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If your wagons derail or jump while crossing points here’s one of the most common and easiest solutions. Read Now

If your wagons derail or jump while crossing points here’s one of the most common and easiest solutions

Plant your buildings – Manic Monday Tip #2

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model railway buildings tipAnother quick job that can be carried out on your model railway when time is tight. Read Now

model railway buildings tip

Another quick job to improve the look and realism of your layout when you don’t have much time.