Featured in the recent Summer & Autumn 2018 Editions of the Gauge '3' Society Newsletter

Autumn - Issue 114

  • Catching Up! - Trevor Goodman remembers times past

  • Wanted: Committee Members - Roy Horrocks calls for volunteers and outlines the last committee meeting

  • Testing the Market - Tim Gleed-Owen is looking to introduce a fully enclosed motor-gearbox for G3

  • Lanky Transfers & Number Plates - Barry Lane has what the L&Y Builder needs

  • Walsall takes over 'Big Range' kits from Agenoria

  • Move on Up! - Nick Baines describes building his live steam Adams LSWR 4-4-0

  • Jewel of the Midland - Andrew Pullen describes a superbly restored Midland Railway 2-4-0

  • Building a Southern Spam Can - Ian Driver uses 3D printing to help build a battery-electric Bulleid

  • Trees, Water & Cyclones - Bridget Jones on scenic effects on a G3 railway on the far side of the world

  • Chopping & Changing - Barry Lane electrifies his clock-work L&NWR 'Chopper' Tank

  • Plus Editorial, News, G3 Marketplace, Diary and G3 Trader Ads & Announcements (all in Glorious Colour!)

Summer - Issue 113

  • A busy Summer for Gauge 3 - Roy Horrocks, Chairman

  • Gauge 3 at Kirby Station - Barry Steventon spots Alan Headech in West Cumbria

  • More Perfect Wagons - Brian Birkett announces 7 plank PO wagons of RCH 1923 type

  • No need to poke your eye out! - Steve Foster and R/C for garden railways

  • Rainline at Thurnby - Mike Huddart reports on G3 watersports near Leicester

  • G3 Activity Maps - Tim Gleed-Owen reports on progress

  • No Show at Barry - John Buxton reports from the Barry Tourist Railway

  • Spur II annual GTG - Torsten Schoening reports from Germany

  • Ticket to Warley - Roger Salisbury describes what was involved showing at last years NEC event.

  • Pluckley Wooden Crane - John Nazareth builds a crane for his goods yard

  • 2019 for Monkton Priors - John Candy reports on progress with the G3 exhibition layout

  • How to print a Station - Ralph Brades gets into 3D printing in a big way.

New! Pictorial Guide to Removing the Cab from a G3 Kingscale Britannia 

 

Below we've provided some articles from previous (older) Newsletters that can be downloaded as PDF files. They cover quite a range of topics and whilst some may be more interesting than others, we hope you will find something of use to you here.

LOCOMOTIVE

001 - 2.5" gauge Atlantic for a Model Railway - Ralph Brewer - September 2007

002 - Bent Frames on an Oban Bogie - Peter Kalinowski - June 2004

005 - Experiments in Controlling a Steam Locomotive - Ralph Brewer - December 2007

006 - Hornblocks on a Pantograph Machine - Les Nelson - December 2007

008 - OL49 A Cardboard Conversion - Jim Clement - September 2007

009 - Retro-fitting a Superheater - Roger Marsh - June 2007

012 - MRN Southern Electric - ELN Pearce - June 2008

014 - Edrig Conversion Notes - Adrian Booth - September 2008

014 - Edrig Drawing - Aug 2008

024 - Coal Fired 0_4_0 Saddle Tank - Trevor Goodman - June 2009

031 - GRS J94 Austerity - Alan Marsden - December 2009

032 - Improvement to Type - Ralph Brades - December 2009

038 - Peckett Kit from GRS - Mark Pretious - March 2010

043 - My Second OL49 in G3 - Jim Clements - June 2010

046 - Straight and Narrow - Ian Turner - June 2010

049 - Testing Smokebox Vacumn - George Beesley - September 2007

050 - The History of my Engine - Julian Malec - September 2007

 

ROLLING STOCK

003 - Building Model Wagons Part 1 - Mike Williams - June 2004

017 - New LNWR Carriage Kit - Mike Williams - March 2009

026 - GER D15 Wagon - John Candy - September 2009

029 - Discovering G3 & GWR Toad - John Candy - December 2009

033 - More Toads - LNER Brakevan - John Candy - March 2010

 

BUILDING YOUR OWN RAILWAY

004 - Electric Matters (Stud Contact) - Graham Bell - June 2004

010 - Scratch Built G3 Turntable - Dick Allan - September 2007

013 - Scenic Route - Dick Allan - September 2008

015 - Bridge No 75 - Mike Williams - March 2009

016 - Buckingham Air Operated Points - John Tomlinson - March 2009

022 - Tight Curves - Ralph Brades - June 2009

051 - Track and Lineside Clearances - Alan Marsden - June 2002

INSPIRATION

011 - Why Gauge Three - Barry C Lane - June 2008

018 - Tiptree Railway - Bob Mackillican - March 2009

019 - Changes at Parkside and Hale - Dick Allan - June 2009

020 - Wight Garden Railway - Ian Driver - June 2009

021 - Perseverence in G3 - John Candy - June 2009

023 - Taking the First Steps - Ted Sadler - June 2009

025 - The Birth of G3 - Mike Williams - June 2009

028 - Gauge 3 from a Distance - Peter Lucas - September 2009

030 - Little Waltham Railway - Cliff Daniels - December 2009_30

034 - Victor Shattock - American G3 Pioneer - September 2007

035 - The Stone Viaduct on the Knockwood Line - Adrian Booth - June 2007

037 - Size is not that important - Mark Thatcher - March 2010

 

TIPS & TECHNIQUES

007 - Laser Cutting - Mike Williams - September 2006

027 - Modelling Pantographs - Ralph Brades - September 2009

036 - Working Quill Drive in G3 - Ralph Brades - March 2010

039 - Painting the Williams LNWR D32 - Steve Cook - March 2010

040 - Steadier Hand than Mine - Ted Sadler - June 2010

041 - Hypo Lining - Les Nelson - June 2010

047 - OUT 1 - A Miniature Dowling Jig - Ian Turner - Spring 2014

045 - Not so Chuffed (Sound installation)- John Candy - June 2010

048 - OUT 2 - Lathe Table Saw - Ian Turner - Winter 2014

 

STANDARDS

042 - Changes to G3 Standards - Ian Turner - June 2010

044 - Modular Standard for Gauge 3 - Ian Turner - June 2010

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