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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 & Wednesdays (9:30am-1:00pm) and Fridays (9:30-11:30am)
Visitors are welcome! - We are open during the COVID-19 pandemic, but we require that members and visitors must adhere to our COVID-19 rules.

Thursday, 07 January 2016 07:49

Atlas Agrees to Purchase BLMA

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HILLSIDE, New Jersey: Effective immediately, Atlas Model Railroad Co., has agreed to purchase BLMA Models Inc., of Fullerton, California. 

I see Dallas Q has been busy installing some scratch built tunnel portals as well as getting ready for installing more wooden trestles on the front bridge in the big ravine.

Sunday, 03 January 2016 10:34

Better call Tarzan

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You know it is hot when your circus animals start thinking of escaping to cooler climes.

Friday, 01 January 2016 20:35

Detailing a Scene

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Check it out - this is a scene on Craig Mackie's home layout which is H0 scale. What a greatly detailed scene it is too.

You should check out Craig Mackie's blog (http://ca55ino.blogspot.com.au/) for his December 13th item, as he beat me to it for photos of all the entries in the December Modelling Competition. The only one I got that he didn't is the beaming smile of Peter Akers with his two trophies. The other winner was of course Dallas with his sheep wagon.

Thursday, 31 December 2015 08:57

Aussi Animals are Dangerous

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Now we all know of that most dangerous of Aussi animals, the Drop Bear - that Australian marsupial which is commonly said to be an unusually large, vicious, carnivorous marsupial related to koalas. Well, I am here to tell you that there is now another animal to be wary of - the Drop Cow.

Thursday, 31 December 2015 08:29

Making it with Matches

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Whilst having a really fun arvo at Craig's the other Sunday at a running session, we all were also checking out the progress on his layout. It might appear to grow slowly, but...

Thursday, 10 December 2015 20:54

Open Your Eyes

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We get some pretty good input at the club. Besides all the members and their individual experiences and expertise’s, we also have input from the books and magazines we get it. The club subscribes to some mags and members drop in their own mags once finished with, thereby more than doubling the variety of magazines we get in for members to read.

Thursday, 10 December 2015 20:51

Who Needs Cables

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With specials you see on mobile phones quite regularly now-a-days, there is no longer any real excuse to not get yourself one just to drive your trains down at the club.

Monday, 30 November 2015 20:28

Handrail Jig

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How I went about creating the handrails on the new HO bridge.

Monday, 30 November 2015 20:23

New England Model Railway Club

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The Tall Timbers Tramway layout was shown at the New England Model Railway Club Exhibition held in Inverell over the weekend 31 October to 1 November.

Monday, 30 November 2015 19:34

Glue it Down

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If you are a regular follower of Craig M’s blog, you’ll have seen this one. But it shows that sometimes it is a good idea to glue down those scenery items.

Monday, 30 November 2015 19:31

Boulder Creek Railroad

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For a really good set of “How To” articles, you should have a look at some of the stuff done by an Aussi named Luke Towan.

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Saturday 13 Nov | 10:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday 20 Nov | 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Sunday 28 Nov | 10:00am - 1:00pm
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RMCQ Christmas party, modelling competition and awards
Saturday 11 Dec | 10:00am - 2:00pm

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