by Friedhelm Weidelich

Figures have been a trend item in 1 gauge since 3D printing has reached a quality where the fine layers are hardly or not at all visible. This type of production allows all the freedom in the poses, since there is no need to pay attention to undercuts and the position in steel molds. Large series are no longer to be expected in this size anyway.

But 3D-printed figures are generally offered unpainted. If you want to paint them yourself, you have to overcome a few hurdles and, above all, you need the right tools for the precision work on the mini-humans. Part 1 of a series on painting gauge 1 figures.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

As the trade fair company has now announced, the Intermodellbau trade fair will be postponed due to the current development of the Covid 19 pandemic and the associated official measures. The next edition of the world's largest trade fair for model making and model sports will take place from Wednesday, 17 to Saturday, 20 November 2021.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

Shortly after the Second World War, people in Germany had other things to worry about than building model trains. With the Flying Hamburger on a self-built track system, there is a history that should not be completely lost. Especially since there were already functions built in that do not exist in gauge 1 to this day.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

MBW has the first pictures of the production version of the Prussian G 82. The models are scheduled for delivery in March 2021. The photos are promising.