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|Model Engineer Website (Admin and Announcements etc)|
This section is for Admin questions, Site Etiquette andFAQs.
Comments and General Suggestions.
Announcements from MyHobbyStore and the Editors of Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop.
Information about where to put postings, etiquette, upload photographs and general guidance. Information on posting classified adverts.
|Website Questions, Comments, and Suggestions|
Post your questions, suggestions, and comments here regarding the website and it's content.
Announcements from MyHobbyStore and the Editors of Model Engineers' Workshop.
|New products from advertisers in My HobbyStore Magazines.|
New products from current advertisers in any My HobbyStore Magazines. All posts will be Pre-Moderated.
|Introduce Yourself - New members start here!|
If you have just joined the forum, please take a moment to share what your interests are, your current projects or ambitions and what sort of workshop you have.
This section is for General Discussion and Questions, beginners or otherwise.
Discussion on workshop practice, tools and tooling.
Discussion about any machinery including CNC.
Questions about engineering and computers,cad etc.
Gallery, Show us your WIP or Finished items.
Resources, Books and internet links etc.
Please put non specific questions or questions pertaining to new construction series here. When enough demand is created I will add a new topic and place the relevant postings into it.
|Errors in MyHobbyStore published drawings|
This is the place to post known errors that you find in MyHobbyStore drawings. Each drawing correction should be posted in a thread with the Code number for the drawing and the name of the model.
Raw beginner? Post your question here. No question is stupid if you don't know the answer.
|Hints And Tips for model engineers|
Hints and tips for all model engineers from beginners to experts.
Discussions about good workshop practice and methods.
|Workshop Tools and Tooling|
Discussions about tools and tooling used in the home workshop e.g. jigs and fixtures.
Any postings related to machining, obtaining or using specific materials and the problems arising
|Manual machine tools|
Discussion of any make or model of manual machine tool for the home workshop.
|CNC machine tools|
Discussion of any make or model of CNC machine tool for the home workshop.
|Home building of CNC machine tools|
Any questions about the home building of CNC machine tools including the mechanical and electronic components.
|CAD - Technical drawing & design|
Please post your questions on CAD, drawing and design and related topics.
|Work In Progress and completed items|
Build threads and photos of members work in progress and finished projects.
Books for Model Engineers
|Suggested Online Resources|
Feel free to add suggested website links where relevant engineering information can be gleaned.
|3D Printers and 3D Printing|
This is the place to discuss anything related to 3D printers and 3D printing including the software to design the item to be printed.
|Electronics in the Workshop|
A place to discuss or seek advice on electronic projects and issues related to the wider hobby.
|Help and Assistance! (Offered or Wanted)|
This topic is for requesting or offering assistance to or from fellow hobbyists. This can include offers of surplus materials or tooling, practical assistance and advice. Please see the sticky thread with rules for this topic. Do Not use to ask questions that could be placed under another topic
Many other hobbies go hand in hand with model engineering. Use this topic to discuss anything from astronomy to robotics.
The place to ask questions about vintage motorcycles and cars
|The Tea Room|
This is the place for discussion of any issues that aren't in the forum mainstream. Misplaced threads will be moved here.
|Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop Magazines|
This section is for ME and MEW articles.
General disscusion on articles in both magazines.
Discussion of long running construction projects.
The digital issues.
Comments on Model Engineer.
|Model Engineers' Workshop.|
Comments on Model Engineers' Workshop.
|Drawing Errors and Corrections|
For the posting of known drawing issues or corrections. Once corrections are verified, the thread will be turned into a "sticky".
|Subscription issues and Digital magazines|
Discussion of subscription arrangements and access to digital magazines.
This section is for:
Locomotives and rolling stock, anything railways.
Traction Engines, anything road.
Boats, anything wet.
Stationary engines, steam or I/C.
Clockmaking, anything that ticks.
Miscellaneous models not covered elsewhere.
|Live steam locomotives|
All models of live steam locomotives.
|Discussion about articles in Model Engineer and Workshop|
This board is for threads relating to articles that are in Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop. It is the place to post queries, problems, errors and corrections.
|Locomotives powered by any method except steam|
This section is for battery and I/C powered locomotives
|Darjeeling Himilayan locomotive in 3 1/2in. gauge||20||131||22/04/2020 17:51:20|
|Southern Q1||24||101||10/12/2018 18:53:13|
|Scale Model Railway Wagons|
Comments and questions on the construction of scale model railway wagons.
Live steam traction engines in any scale.
Steam powered boats, their boilers and engines.
All aspects of model internal combustion engines.
Live steam stationary engines including Stuart models, Anthony Mount models and any other live steam stationary engine models.
Any clocks including designs published in Model Engineer and the Horological Journal and any clock related tools.
Any static or powered model in any scale and not covered in any other topic.
Tram modelling in any scale including related buildings and roadside equipment.
|Shand Mason Fire Engine||3||13||16/02/2017 08:46:32|
The making and restoring of scientific instruments.
|Clubs and Exhibitions|
This section is for asking questions about, and publicising, local Clubs and Exhibitions.
Please put club name or Exhibition location in the thread and/or post title.
|Main shows and Club Events|
Chat about the shows or highlight your own event!
|Model engineering club news|
Please do not start any threads in this section that are not placed under a club thread. I have added a general club questions thread to ask questions that are club related.
|The Model Engineer Exhibition|
This section is all about The Model Engineer Exhibition.
General queries or specifics are welcome.
Please post photos of your Exhibition entries etc here.
Queries about Exhibition entries also welcome.
|Exhibition information from the editor of Model Engineer|
This topic contains useful information on the Model Engineer Exhibition.
|Pre Moderated topics||6||45||27/02/2021 11:24:15|
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