'Smart Regulator' - A new approach to Electric Loco design
NEW 'STM3_ESC' Dual Brushless Motor Electronic Speed Controller
Electronics and Software used in 'The Brute' Petrol Elec Loco
Avoiding Over-Voltage damage using Regenerative Braking
Getting the most out of domestic solar PV
Fit a Rotary Encoder to your lathe spindle
Numerically Controlled Oscillators - or How to drive motors for CNC
Synchronous Rectifier - maximising efficiency ?
Memories from a previous century !
New June 2018 - 'Brushless Brute' - A Dual Gauge Petrol Electric
All about Brushless Motors for Traction / Locos
'Michigan' - Improvements to this Bristol SMEE Petrol Electric
'The Wedge' - A Novel Electric Loco powered by Brushless Motors
Machining a Loco Chimney Base using CNC
Design and build of a pair of 64xx class steam locos in 7
inch gauge, sold on
June to October 2019,
Model Engineer Magazine
"The Brushless Brute"
Taunton Model Engineers "Oily Rag", Autumn 2016, "Electric Locomotives - A Look at Motors and Control Methods"
'Engineering in Miniature' (Oct Dec 2015) 'The Design of a Modern Electric Locomotive in 5 inch Gauge' - The loco now known as 'The Wedge'.
In May 2015 MEW 'One Man And His Lathe' series, the 'Chester Challenger'
"CNC from the Absolute Basics" - a series of articles, ''Engineering in Miniature'' magazine, September 2013 to July 2014.
Loco Power from Inverter Generator - Apr 2020
Radio Control Loco Demo - Apr 2020
Making Engine / Alternator Sets Work Nicely Pt 1
Making Engine / Alternator Sets Work Nicely Pt 2
Low Cost Loco Test - Bristol - July 2020
Driver training at Taunton club night - Sept 2019
A Good Day at Vivary Park, 21 Jul 2019 - vid by J Harding
Jon explains Loco Control Electronics - Nov 2017 - Part 1
Jon explains Loco Control Electronics - Nov 2017 - Part 2
Good video of "The Wedge" loco with descriptions. Made by Taunton Model Engineers 2017
"The Wedge" chassis test run at Vivary Park 2015
Thompson B1 chassis runs on air ! 2013
Launch of 'Francis the Drake' at Vivary Park, Taunton, 2009