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Last update: 24 March 2023

Last articles
24/03/2023-Improving the Jouef MT pantograph
20/03/2023-Improving the Mistral 69 Hornby-Jouef coaches
2/03/2023-Electric locomotive BB 16019 REE
17/02/2023-Improving the Roco Tds opening roof wagons
2/01/2023-Improving the LS Models VTU coaches - Special case: the bar coach
26/12/2022-Improving the LS Models VTU coaches - Lighting, episodes 4 and 5
30/11/2022-Y 2139 shunter REE
27/11/2022-Frangeco Ibes refrigerating wagon LS Models
27/11/2022-Uhs milk tank wagon Novateur Modèles
04/11/2022-Type Y SZD sleeping-car Piko
26/10/2022-Making latching reed switches: using neodymium magnets
23/10/2022-Peugeot 204 SAI Les Classiquesandother
18/10/2022-LS Models Rapide Nord coaches: new lighting strips and lamps
16/10/2022-Digitizing slides - New slide holder for 35 mm lens
25/08/2022-Marcel Millet and C.T.C. cereal hoppers
19/08/2022-Router template
29/07/2022-Architectural LED lamp
16/07/2022-Storage racks for profiles
12/07/2022-Wagons à marchandises(goods wagons) SNCF 1979
10/07/2022-Ex-CIWL ‘Breda’ dining-car LS Models
29/06/2022-Type Ub sleeping-car ACME
26/06/2022-PKP 110Ac couchette coach Robo Modele
15/04/2022-RIB 76 suburban stainless steel coaches Jouef
10/04/2022-Diesel-electric locomotive BB 67601 REE
30/03/2022-Practical manual for the construction and maintenance of 25 kV overhead lines
19/03/2022-La Vie du Rail No. 1156 : Z 6300 EMU
7/03/2022-Home-designed elongating drawbar: making and tests
6/02/2022-La Vie du Rail No. 1061: BB-71000 aka « Pédalo »
10/12/2021-Renault coach type R4190 REE
10/12/2021-16.60 m OCEM mail transport van REE
01/12/2021-Electric locomotive BB 13020 Jouef
30/11/2021-Modification of the REE B4D SE coach
29/09/2020-Removable lamps
17/09/2020-Improving the CC 40105 LS Models
07/07/2020-VB2N Vitrains: new lighting for the other coaches
03/07/2020-VB2N Vitrains: equipment of the driving coach
28/06/2020-A four-pole electric coupling
15/05/2020-A3rtu TEE “Mistral 69” bar coach Jouef
15/05/2020-Refrigerating wagon Igs Frangeco LS Models
03/05/2020-Improving a digital caliper

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Exegi monumentum aere perennius*
Goscinny & Uderzo - Asterix and the Banquet*

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I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze

Uh, no, no, it’s from HoraceOdes, book III

Citroën 11B SAI

Citroën CX break PCX87

Citroën GS Herpa

DAF 66 Brekina

FIAT 127 Starline

FIAT 130 PCX87

Train 235 « Scandinavia Express » Paris Nord - Copenhagen, winter 1972-73

Train 246 Hamburg, Berlin, Welkenraedt – Aulnoye – Paris Nord, winter 1972-73

Train 232 « Nord-Express » Copenhagen - Hamburg - Liège - Paris Nord, summer 1973

Train 246 Warsaw, Hamburg, Berlin, Liège - Paris Nord, summer 1973

Covered wagon Gbs254DB Exact-Train

Covered wagon Gbs NS Exact-Train

Covered wagon Gs212DB Exact-Train

Ford Fiesta PCX87

Bedford TK Brekina

Dimensioning the devices’ position

Placing the devices

Peugeot 403-7 1960 SAI Les Classiques

Citroën 2CV 1958 SAI Les Classiques