Tag Archives: Kenworth

An Australian Kenworth Truck and Trailer

Now here is a model which has been a long time coming. Some bits of it like the design for the sleeper cab and the seats have been around for a while, and so has much of the running gear. … Continue reading

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One step backwards, two steps forwards ….

That’s just the way it is sometimes. You reach a point in a model where you realise that lots of careful work will need to be undone and rebuilt if you want to get it right. Ah well! You have … Continue reading

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By popular request

I’ve produced a couple of manuals now for people wanting to build a 1/10th scale trailer in Meccano, but that begs the question – when will we see a truck to pull them? My publisher has been encouraging me to … Continue reading

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Hildred’s Shopping Centre, Skegness

First pictures arrived this morning via Drop Box of the Skegness display of Meccano models that I provided for Meccano UK’s  advertising agency, currently filling a vacant shop window in the Hildred’s Centre. Thanks to Red Brick for these! Looking … Continue reading

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Fighting through the snow …

It’s not unknown for there to be a bit of snow in the verges when it comes to the January meeting of NMMG, but I have never seen a meeting like this! After repeated snow showers on successive days there … Continue reading

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..and here’s the truck

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some daylight shots to show the truck in both running order and, minus logs, with the trailer riding piggy-back for the home run.

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Keep on Logging …

I said there’d be more! When I put up a picture of my latest model, a rear bogie for a logging trailer, I promised the front end would be next. Of course, there’s not much point in that without a … Continue reading

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An Automotive Gearbox

This is back to an old favourite subject. I’ve built loads of these in my time, and many of them appeared in “Everything Automotive III”, a compilation of gearbox designs that I edited a few years back (still available from … Continue reading

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