This years Wheeltapper Competition took place on Friday the 10th of March. When invited guest judge and speaker Alan Buttler from Modelu, came
along to Judge the models on show and then to come up with the overall winner.
James Aitken (right) receiving the Wheeltapper Trophy from Alan Buttler.
SR Standard Van - uneven planks - 10' underframe
Scratch built using home designed 3D parts - roof, vacuum cylinders, axle boxes, brake shoes, buffer
housings and brake lever guides. Body parts were designed using CAD and cut using the club laser
cutter. Main body sides and W irons in 1mm, ends, doors and spring assemblies in 1.5 mm,
underframe in 0.8mm, strapping and vertical stanchions in 0.5mm plastic. The only commercial parts
are the wheels and buffer heads.
Photographs, by Anthony Mead unless stated otherwise
Below are a selection of models that were entered by other club members for the competition.