RMCQ

 

The RMCQ is a club for anyone who likes to make, run, talk about, or simply watch... Model Trains

 

Find out more about our club by exploring this web site, or visit our Club Rooms on most Saturdays and Wednesdays between 9:00am and 2:00pm. (11:00am - 1:00pm recommended)
Visitors are welcome!

Sunday, 27 March 2016 09:14

A new Driver in the Cab

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Peter A has played with this one and put me on to it. It is a new way to drive your trains with a phone - ie you use JMRI and Wireless.

Monday, 21 March 2016 10:42

Bundaberg Model Train Expo

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I think I can say for all that we had another great time up there in Bundaberg at the model train show over the weekend. Congratulations to the Bundaberg club for hosting a good one. B1 even got to be on TV! So now I just have to track down a copy of his interview for blackmail purposes...

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 20:03

March MRH is here!

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The March edition of the Model Railraod Hobbyist Magazine is available for free download here...

Sunday, 06 March 2016 20:16

Make your own Street Signs

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by Luke Towan, a fellow Aussi modeller.

Making realistic street signs for your model railroad is made easy by following these simple steps. It’s hard to beat the realism of a good model railway that has fantastic street signs lining the street.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjRnojpFpdU

Thursday, 03 March 2016 14:44

Prime Solution for the Grey

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Here is a simple and cheap way of getting grey primer for use in your airbrush.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsQq4ID_CzY&feature=youtu.be

In early 2014 construction began on the Moreton Bay Rail line between Petrie and Kippa-Ring. This video shows the construction of the new North Pine River Rail Bridge over a period of approximately 18 months.

Saturday, 20 February 2016 21:01

Some Canyon Progress Photos

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The right side canyon wall is getting a bit closer to being finished so I thought it might be interesting to show the evolution so far...

Friday, 19 February 2016 21:27

Engine Driver (Android App) Settings

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The following are the settings that I use, and would notionally recommend, for the Engine Driver Android App for use on the four club layouts.

Some info has just been received from the Modelling the Railways of Queensland Convention committee (not an RMCQ thingie) and there is now planning for a Convention for later in the year going on. So if you are interested in QR type railways, then circle the date in the calendar - Saturday 17th September 2016.

Read more in the attached newsletter that has just been released.

Monday, 15 February 2016 19:11

Some PBR Photos from the Weekend

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Stopped briefly to see the Puffing Billy Railway on the weekend...

Here is the N Scale Modellers Australia Bulletin 23. You can also find Issue 25 of the on-line eMag "N Scale Modeller" at here:

Page 10 of 14

Calendar / Events

All Gauge Club - Train Modellers Sale
Sunday 22 Jul | 9:00am - 1:00pm
The Pine Rivers Model Train & Hobby Exhibition
Saturday 4 Aug | 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Pine Rivers Model Train & Hobby Exhibition
Sunday 5 Aug | 9:00am - 4:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 11 Aug | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Seventh Redlands Model Railway Show
Saturday 25 Aug | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Seventh Redlands Model Railway Show
Sunday 26 Aug | 9:00am - 4:00pm

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers