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Kit Building for Railway Modellers: Volume 1 - Rolling Stock

By George Dent

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ISBN: 9781847974846
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 21/05/2013
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 591 colour photographs

Most modellers, regardless of what scale they work in, rely heavily on the humble plastic or metal kit, and this book will help both novice and more experienced modellers to achieve the very best results. George Dent presents here a clearly written foundation course in constructing rolling stock from kits.


  • Examines tools, glues and materials
  • Describes how to successfully construct a chassis for wagons and carriages
  • Covers work in plastic, resin, white metal and brass
  • Presents an essential in-depth guide to soldering
  • Considers detailing, modifying and scratch-building
  • Discusses painting, transfers and weathering

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" Here are 222 pages of sound advice that I have no hesitation in recommending to you. "
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Reviewed By: Model Railway Club Bulletin

" In summary a very useful addition to the bookshelf and I look forward to others in the series. "
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" A profusely illustrated book and certainly worth purchasing. Highly recommended. "
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" This is a very accessible guide to an important part of our hobby, and would be a worthy addition to any modeller's bookshelf. "
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" If I were starting in kit-building of wagons with little or no experience, then this would be an invaluable and comprehensive guide and I would recommend it strongly as a fundamental work on the subject. "
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