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Issue 4656

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Model engineers demonstrate how the current covid crisis has not held them back, bringing some projects to completion as the old year closes and starting new ones to welcome the new year.

The late Rodney Oldfield describes how he built a model of the engine from USS Monitor, one of the first iron clad warships in the American Civil War, to the design of Bob Middleton.
Ron Wright shows you how to adorn your work with ‘rust you can trust’, enhancing the verisimilitude of the model.
Terence Holland constructs the drawgear for his 5 inch gauge 0-6-0 Barclay well tank.
Luker shows how you can indulge in the hobby of model engineering without jeopardising your green credentials.
Tony Bird acquires a collection of apparently random bits in an old cardboard box and turns them into a fair approximation of a beam engine.
Peter Seymour-Howell completes the construction of the tender for his 5 inch gauge Flying Scotsman.
James Buxton continues work on his epicyclic skeleton clock by cutting the sun and planet wheels which define the relationship between the hour and minute hands.
Doug Hewson tackles the challenge of making the combined steam and vacuum brake for his 5 inch gauge GWR pannier tank.
Roger Backhouse takes a trip to the Haarlemmermeer in Holland to find out how the Dutch reclaimed so much of their land from the North Sea..
 

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CANCELLED  -   The MODEL ENGINEER COMPETITION 2020
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health situation, the Competition had to be cancelled for 2020 as it was sadly not possible for the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition (due to have been held from 8th - 10th May at Doncaster) to go ahead as planned .

The 'benchmark' Model Engineer Competition featured, for the first time, at the National Model Engineering Exhibition held at Doncaster in April 2019. Just as in previous competitions, Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals were awarded, as were certificates for Very Highly Commended, Highly Commended and Commended entries. A selection of the usual trophies were also awarded.

The re-establishment of the competition is good news for Model Engineer, for the hobby and for the Doncaster show, so ...

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to consider your entries for the 2021 Competition!
 

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