A Peek Inside... Subs, tugs, warships, waterline models, vacuum moulding, detailing, tips, tricks and technique, our packed 100 page Special Issue has it all, not to mention a sensational scale plan feature for the iconic, Bond-featured, mid '60s Fairey Huntress 23 fast launch. HUNTRESS 23 For the builders among you, Dave Milbourn presents a pratical classic that’ll have you rushing to dust down your workbench and stock up on timber. With period charm in abundance, a build quality to admire and detailing that’s crisp as a bacon frazzle, this is nautical indulgence, plain and simple. KERNE Pull up a stool and sit with John Elliott as he builds the new Mountfleet Models kit of the 1912 Montrose steam tug. Measuring 28” to a scale of 1:32 she’s a guaranteed head-turner. ON TOP FORM Vacuum forming is something that many of us avoid like the plague, but we needen’t. Ron Rees demonstrates how it’s done and describes the assembly of a practical vac’ forming machine for your home or workshop. THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAIL One look at Richard Simpson’s beautifully crafted models is all you need to make a beeline for his practical grass-roots guide to detailing. WARSHIPS WARSHIPS EVERYWHERE! The art of miniature modelling is exercised to perfection by Chris Drage in his nuts-and-bolts guide to building an accurate waterline O&P Class W.W.II Emergency Destroyer. SLIP THE SURFACE Says John Parker: “What marine modeller worth his salt hasn’t dreamt of building a model submarine at some stage?” He has a point, so you’re bound appreciate his experience of scratch-building a Type 209 static diving model. Food for thought. UP CLOSE Master-builder and architect of exquisite detail, Andrew Dalton describes his gold medal winning 1:96-scale model of the 1895 predreadnought battleship HMS Renown.