Just a reminder of the model engineering exhibition over at Sandown Park is next month and is celebrating it's 104th Birthday.
Friday, 9th Dec 10.00am - 5.00pm (Last admission: 4.00pm)
Saturday, 10th Dec 10.00am - 5.00pm (Last admission: 4.00pm)
Sunday, 11th Dec 10.00am - 4.00pm (Last admission: 3.00pm)
How to find the venue
As well as the usual trade stands, clubs and competition there will be a selection of loan models on show:
Doubled-Up Version Of Eric Whittle's V8 Engine - Mick Knight
Inverted Triple Waterworks Engine in three-quarter inch scale - Neil Carney
Single Cylinder Beam Engine in three-quarter inch scale - Neil Carney
Memories of Yesteryear A Harbour Diorama - Ray McMahon
Also a selection of home made tools and accessories:
Taper Turning Attachment For Myford Super 7 Lathe - Ken Willson
Stepless Anvil For Screwcutting - Ken Willson
Darjeeling Himalayan Locomotive - Ray McMahon
GWR locomotive Pansy designed by LBSC - Ray McMahon
Gas Turbine Locomotive - Ray McMahon
GWR 5 inch gauge Passenger Coach - Ray McMahon
Don't forget that if you have a special purchase to make it is worth contacting the supplier in advance to ensure that they will have an item at the show.
Also it's worth checking the latest copies of Model Engineer and Model Engineer's Workshop as the latest editions have free sunday tickets.
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