Hennock was inspired by my eldest daughter whilst sat on the platform of Staverton Station in Devon.
In an effort to get away from Ready to Run I chose 3mm scale to model this layout having previously exhibited a large Tri-ang TT layout. I hope the ramblings that all to frequently appear will be of use to you no matter what scale!
The track diagram shows a simple passing station with a couple of sidings. All track is PECO Hom-12mm gauge with turnouts operated by the wire in tube method. Control is provided by Gaugemaster HH with feedback.
Locos are mostly whitemetal kits running on etched chassis powered by Mashima 9/16 motors with Branchlines 40:1 gearboxes. Wheels are Markits with the latest 3mm Society products being introduced.
Coaches consist of Society 'B' Sets and coaches from etches by Worsley Works, Brynkits and 3SMR. A vast range of wagons are from the 3mm Society list with Finney and Smith providing the China Clay , Gunpowder and a few etched kits.
Hennock has appeared in Railway Modeller and Model Rail.
Please visit the links to the left - 3mm is the Premier Scale for modellers-


General view of Layout.The facia has since been varnished.

The Degree Inn

The Degree Inn
In recognition of my eldest Daughter's achievement. She is also the one who gave me the push to build the layout.

14XX and Autocoach

14XX and Autocoach
Shows Station building-based on Staverton.

Hennock Track Plan

Hennock Track Plan

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Aveling and Porter Steamroller

Quite chuffed with this. After spending a short time building this small whitemetal kit,all stuck together with superglue, it was ready for painting.
First a good clean with Shiny Sinks and left to thoroughly dry and then a couple of thin coats of Holts grey primer.
The green is Humbrol No 3 and the black is Matt acrylic.
The wheels and roller were left in grey primer as this seems to give the best effect.
All thats needed is some very fine chain for the steering gear and it will be securely fixed to the Lowmac.
By the way- Dorset Group Meeting this Saturday-13th October  2012 at Avon Causeway, 

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