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Every year we hold a modelling competition open to all members. This year's competition was held on Friday 11 August 2017.
The results of this year's competition were:
Locomotives, kit-built, best overall and perpetual trophy winner - Mick Bluett, Railmotor No1 with DCC sound and lights, HO scale
Locomotives, kit-bashed - Stephen Buck, Rail Pay Bus, HO scale
Rolling stock, kit-built, best overall and perpetual trophy winner - Mick Bluett, Composite Coaches 1st Class/2nd Class/Guard, fitted with DCC lighting, O scale
Rolling Stock, improved proprietary
Bedwin, CFX Carriage, modified, HO Scale
Structures, scratchbuilt - Stephen Buck, Sydney Overhead Mast, HO scale
Structures, kit built - Murray Simpson, Australian Petrol Station, HO scale
Structures, modified proprietary, best overall and perpetual Deric Netting Trophy winner - Bruce Walker, Weatherboard Signal Box (MTB - Goulburn) with extras, HO Scale
Dioramas, scratch built, best overall and perpetual trophy winner - Robyn Taylor, “The well at Cherry Tree Hill” inspired by a site near Mudgee Road, HO scale
The winner of the Alex Mathieson Trophy for the best overall senior modeller will be announced at the Annual Dinner on 16 September 2017.
year we had 17 entries from 7 of our members. Eleven
members were present to vote on the entries.
year most entries were in the Rolling Stock category, with 7 entries.
We had 5 entries for structures and 4 entries for locomotives.
The one diorama was a standout for scenic appeal (and a touch of whimsy).
O scale models were starting to be present with 5 entries, the rest being
HO scale. It was disappointing not to
have any entries from our Juniors given the strong attendance and entries in
recent previous years.
Congratulations to the winners and our thanks to Andrew King and David Taylor for being scrutineers for the voting.
We were pleased to have Jenny Mathieson attend, vote and discuss various aspects of the models with those present. Each of the Trophies will be presented at the Annual Dinner on 16 September.
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