Techniques

Let our BRM experts help you become a better railway modeller. This section is dedicated to providing you with essential techniques covering DDC, scenery, track, weathering, kit building plus anything else we feel you need to know. The majority of these ‘how to…’ articles are step-by-step guides, written by railway modelling experts in a format that all modellers will understand. We’ve also included a number of video tutorials too.

We show you how to model and weather a Skytrex O Gauge Cable Drum Kit. ...

18/09/2018

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Wanting an industrial layout feature led us to fit a smoke unit to a plastic chimney kit. Here's how

12/09/2018

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Any RTR model can be improved with extra detail and little effort, as we show with a Bachmann Midland 1F 0-6-0T. ...

12/09/2018

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Watch these basic tips on working with wire to help you wire your layout in both DC and DCC. ...

06/09/2018

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This short practical shows you how to give ‘Dogfish’ ballast hoppers a weather-beaten appearance. ...

05/09/2018

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Hills are a great way of adding more interesting scenery to your model railway. Watch us show you how it's done. ...

02/09/2018

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Enjoy this detailed video on building an O gauge Heljan diesel depot kit. ...

01/09/2018

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Heljan's O Gauge AC Railbus is a splendid model, but our step-by-step modifications can really bring it to life. ...

20/08/2018

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Follow our step-by-step guide to building a Thamshead Models (BH Enterprises) Wickham Trolley Kit ...

15/08/2018

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Watch our video on how to create realistic scenery using static grass. ...

12/08/2018

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Follow our step-by-step guide on how to model a potato field for your model railway. ...

08/08/2018

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Follow our step-by-step guide to making realistic hedges for your model railway. ...

08/08/2018

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