This issue includes a Full-Size Complimentary Free Plan worth £12.50 for Norreborg, a Scandinavian waterbus ferry. The plan has been drawn by James Pottinger and makes for an unusual and interesting model project. In addition, Tony Dalton returns to these pages with his Plastic Magic conversion of the 1:700 scale Trumpeter kit of USS Hornet, the famous WW2 aircraft carrier.
Dr. Marcus Rooks builds a fun model based around the M&M sweet figures and we have an excellent Gallery by Jon Godsell for Prince Madog, a research vessel. In Flotsam and Jetsam, John Parker looks at the work of Walter Musciano, who must be one of the most prolific model designers from America.
We do of course also have all the usual regular articles including Range Finder, Boiler Room, Test Bench, BMPRS News, some very nice Readers' Models and more,
Designed for model applications this robust unit boasts a powerful high quality, five pole motor with sintered bronze bearings. The metal gearbox incorporates sleeved bearings, enabling the high torque transfer from the motor to be transmitted through the gearbox. The unit is mounted on a 1mm thick plated steel bracket.
The 540motor has a no load RPM of 147 @6volts so is ideal for model paddle steamers. Current draw 2 to 3 amps.