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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.

folderWebsite FAQ's
Information about where to put postings, etiquette, upload photographs and general guidance. Information on posting classified adverts.
148176209/08/2022 00:22:10
folderWebsite Questions, Comments, and Suggestions
Post your questions, suggestions, and comments here regarding the website and it's content.
629757304/08/2022 13:40:56
folderWebsite Announcements
Announcements from MyTimeMedia and the Editors of Model Engineers' Workshop.
132242307/08/2022 08:56:32
folderNews from advertisers in Our Magazines and Website.
News from current advertisers in our magazines and website.
279305/08/2022 16:25:02
folderIntroduce 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.
15121129008/08/2022 10:57:47
General Discussions

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.

folderGeneral Questions
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.
716710198908/08/2022 19:09:38
folderErrors in (former 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. These drawings are now sold through Sarik Hobbies and are no longer the property of MyTimeMedia.
97807/01/2022 20:25:42
folderBeginners questions
Raw beginner? Post your question here. No question is stupid if you don't know the answer.
661510081408/08/2022 20:30:23
folderHints And Tips for model engineers
Hints and tips for all model engineers from beginners to experts.
503754826/06/2022 18:05:33
folderWorkshop Techniques
Discussions about good workshop practice and methods.
9621779305/08/2022 15:57:16
folderWorkshop Tools and Tooling
Discussions about tools and tooling used in the home workshop e.g. jigs and fixtures.
42906319308/08/2022 23:50:52
Any postings related to machining, obtaining or using specific materials and the problems arising
8311109308/08/2022 21:27:03
folderManual machine tools
Discussion of any make or model of manual machine tool for the home workshop.
30344318107/08/2022 09:21:47
folderCNC machine tools
Discussion of any make or model of CNC machine tool for the home workshop.
367552407/08/2022 11:36:48
folderHome building of CNC machine tools
Any questions about the home building of CNC machine tools including the mechanical and electronic components.
127234227/07/2022 16:03:47
folderCAD - Technical drawing & design
Please post your questions on CAD, drawing and design and related topics.
282543008/08/2022 16:15:42
folderWork In Progress and completed items
Build threads and photos of members work in progress and finished projects.
4071565409/08/2022 01:10:35
Books for Model Engineers
155181929/07/2022 21:04:58
folderSuggested Online Resources
Feel free to add suggested website links where relevant engineering information can be gleaned.
14486110/07/2022 10:26:40
folder3D 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.
269403307/08/2022 23:06:37
folderElectronics in the Workshop
A place to discuss or seek advice on electronic projects and issues related to the wider hobby.
530949707/08/2022 15:42:39
folderHelp 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
17002173108/08/2022 11:49:21
folderRelated Hobbies
Many other hobbies go hand in hand with model engineering. Use this topic to discuss anything from astronomy to robotics.
141271607/08/2022 14:09:55
folderVehicle Restoration
The place to ask questions about vintage motorcycles and cars
112289701/08/2022 16:09:00
folderThe Tea Room
This is the place for discussion of any issues that aren't in the forum mainstream. Misplaced threads will be moved here.
23716413008/08/2022 22:49:26
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.

folderModel Engineer.
Comments on Model Engineer.
422523905/08/2022 13:04:00
folderModel Engineers' Workshop.
Comments on Model Engineers' Workshop.
617906408/08/2022 16:15:46
folderDrawing Errors and Corrections
For the posting of known drawing issues or corrections. Once corrections are verified, the thread will be turned into a "sticky".
102101506/08/2022 18:41:02
folderSubscription issues and Digital magazines
Discussion of subscription arrangements and access to digital magazines.
182214130/07/2022 13:54:45
Model Engineering

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.

folderLive steam locomotives
All models of live steam locomotives.
11401051008/08/2022 19:16:19
folderDiscussion 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.
263416402/08/2022 11:05:20
folderLocomotives powered by any method except steam
This section is for battery and I/C powered locomotives
5783525/01/2022 08:58:23
folderDarjeeling Himilayan locomotive in 3 1/2in. gauge
2013122/04/2020 17:51:20
2822708/08/2016 17:01:31
folderSouthern Q1
2410110/12/2018 18:53:13
folderScale Model Railway Wagons
Comments and questions on the construction of scale model railway wagons.
105029/11/2021 15:39:57
folderTraction engines
Live steam traction engines in any scale.
340424426/07/2022 23:54:16
folderSteam boats
Steam powered boats, their boilers and engines.
7763914/04/2022 20:08:50
folderI/C Engines
All aspects of model internal combustion engines.
409545612/07/2022 16:30:25
folderStationary engines
Live steam stationary engines including Stuart models, Anthony Mount models and any other live steam stationary engine models.
461793801/08/2022 20:49:17
Any clocks including designs published in Model Engineer and the Horological Journal and any clock related tools.
384583707/08/2022 15:00:46
folderMiscellaneous models
Any static or powered model in any scale and not covered in any other topic.
234311225/07/2022 16:26:09
Tram modelling in any scale including related buildings and roadside equipment.
44512/01/2022 18:58:14
folderShand Mason Fire Engine
31316/02/2017 08:46:32
folderScientific Instruments
The making and restoring of scientific instruments.
3340711/06/2022 13:56:42
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.

folderMain shows and Club Events
Chat about the shows or highlight your own event!
202200325/07/2022 11:45:48
folderModel 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.
5539826/07/2022 13:52:36
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.

folderExhibition information from the editor of Model Engineer
This topic contains useful information on the Model Engineer Exhibition.
5075724/08/2021 11:43:08
folderPre Moderated topics
74527/02/2021 11:24:15

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