SHAWPLAN LASER-CUT GLAZING
With copies of the latest Model Rail about to hit the shelves (or the doormats of subscribers), here's a quick preview of this month's Workbench Test, dealing with the amazing new range of Laser Glazing from Shawplan. Myself and Nigel Burkin demonstrate how to fit the laser-cut plastic glazing to a number of different models, including coaching stock and locomotives. It's a fairly simple task, but one that makes a massive difference to RTR models. See pages 66-69 of MR158 for the full story...
The Vi-Trains Class 37 seen above has been fitted with new Shawplan windscreen surrounds and laser-cut glazing. And what a difference it has made. I'm now seriously considering retro-fitting my fleet of 37s with this upgrade - all 15 of them! The parts fit the Bachmann model equally well.
Precision-cut to fit exactly into each aperture, the Laser Glazing is simple to fit and can be secured with acrylic clear varnish, such as Johnsons Klear.