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LESS IS MORE

TIM SHACKLETON

TIM SHACKLETON takes a scaled-down approach to giving ‘N’ gauge models a life-like finish.

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WORKBENCH: Tyne Dock steam finale

TIM SHACKLETON

The Tyne Dock-Consett iron ore circuit has always fascinated modellers. TIM SHACKLETON blends consistency and variety within a nine-wagon rake of KR Models iron-ore hoppers.

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Cleaning Up Dirtying Down

TIM SHACKLETON

Are you unhappy with factory weathering or unsure what to do about unwanted paint and pigments? If you want to change the appearance of your models, TIM SHACKLETON has the solution.

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Modelling a three-car Class 205 Thumper DEMU

TIM SHACKLETON

Southern Region Class 205 DEMUs make popular and distinctive models. Ten years after the Bachmann/Kernow model was launched, TIM SHACKLETON adds an extra coach to create an authentic three-car set.

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Converting an American station for a British layout

TIM SHACKLETON

Looking outside the usual sources for a building can reap big rewards. TIM SHACKLETON explains how Grosvenor Square’s imposing terminus building came into being using an American outline kit as the basis.

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Grosvenor Square: A roof over our heads

TIM SHACKLETON

Hornby Magazine’s roofing contractor TIM SHACKLETON describes the construction of Grosvenor Square’s imposing overall canopy.

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Bricks and Mortar

TIM SHACKLETON

Even empty wagons show traces of the work they do and the loads they carry. TIM SHACKLETON shows how to lay the foundations, using paint and powder as the key building blocks.

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DMU weathering – multiple options

TIM SHACKLETON

Continuing his series on improving models of Diesel Multiple Units, TIM SHACKLETON outlines some innovative methods for weathering first-generation vehicles.

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'OO' gauge Diesel Multiple Unit upgrades

TIM SHACKLETON

Concentrating on some older 4mm scale Diesel Multiple Units, TIM SHACKLETON looks at ways of bringing them up to something like present day standards.

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Modelling Low Moor Fairburn ‘4MTs' in 'N'

TIM SHACKLETON

TIM SHACKLETON successfully migrates weathering techniques he developed for 4mm scale across to an ‘N’ gauge 2-6-4T.

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