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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #435 on: March 24, 2020, 11:36:03 AM »
With due apologies to @Tank if he's still not getting his mags, but I recently received Issue 21 Spring 2020 and there are some very good articles in it, notably one on the class 73s and another on LNER locos from Union Mills which I'm sure @Train Waiting would be interested in.
Of course, being (like the NGS Journal) a periodical the news is never as up to date as a platform like the NGF but, unlike the monthlies and like the Journal, it's 100% N gauge.

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #436 on: March 24, 2020, 02:28:28 PM »
... there are some very good articles in it, notably one on the class 73s and another on LNER locos from Union Mills which I'm sure @Train Waiting would be interested in.

Many thanks for the tip-off, Mick.

I've ordered this issue.  I await its arrival with interest as I've never seen this publication.

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #437 on: March 25, 2020, 08:09:44 PM »
I got mine thanks Mick.  Looks like a good issue.  A shame that the quality of the NGF advert has suddenly become pixelated, and the advert on the back for the N Gauge SouthEast show is now void...!  Looking forward to next year!!!

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #438 on: March 25, 2020, 08:41:43 PM »
How have they not fixed those things?! I swear it was 3 years ago we were talking about pixelated adverts!

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Re: N Gauge Now
« Reply #439 on: March 26, 2020, 07:18:28 PM »
Personally I really look forward to the mag arriving, I have every one.  It is a breath of fresh air to me to read about totally N gauge.
   Such a lot of research goes into the articles either historical ones about manufacturers or important N Gauge pioneers or tracing the histories of the prototypes and model histories of the prototypes. Even down to manufacturer model codes and dates.
   The current mag has an excellent article on the LNER and the history of the class 73 ED's, a history of Virgin Trains, a layout description of Hatch End and road vehicles in "N"  A pretty varied selection I think.
   The guys who write these articles sure do a lot of research. Howard does a superb job in my view.

   N Gauge South East was no doubt still on when the mag went to press and to be honest I had not noticed the pixels in the Forum advert, looked fine to me.
   

 

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