Wheeltapper Competition 2016

The Wheeltapper is broken down in to many Categories:

1. Steam Locomotives
2. Diesel/Electric Locomotives
3. Passenger/Non-Passenger Coaching Stock
4. Freight and Engineers Stock
5. Road Vehicles, Boats, People, Animals etc THE ROBBIE ROBINSON AWARD
6. Scenic Models: Buildings, Trees, Signals etc THE JACK KINE TROPHY
7. Dioramas & Figurines
8. Okehampton 7mm Wagon Project, THE DEREK TURNER TROPHY

The Wheeltapper Trophy will be awarded to the best model out of the classes 1 to 4 and 8.

This years Wheeltapper Competition took place on Friday the 1st of April. When invited guest judge and speaker Andy York from BRM came along to Judge the models on show and then to come up with the overall winner.

Adrian Harford (right) receiving the Wheeltapper Trophy from Andy York.

Bulleid 3 Set - Scratch Built

These coaches were built after the war on existing 59ft LSWR underframes. Further information is in Mike King's book on Southern coaches including the plans in 4mm, which were drawn to 7mm scale and used to cut and etch with the Club's laser system.
Other bits came from various suppliers:-
Roxy Mouldings - bogie parts and wheels.
Peter Cowling - resin castings for ends and underframe, vac-formed roof and seats.
Laurie Griffin - castings for door handles, etc.
Slaters - couplings, etc.
Precision Paints - Malachite Green spray.
Historical Model Railway Society - transfers.
Scrap box...brass, styrene, etc.

Photographs, by Anthony Mead unless stated otherwise
Below are a selection of models that were entered by other club members for the competition.

Chairman's Cup
The Robbie Robinson Award
The Jack Kine Trophy