NASG Dispatch Articles: Automobiles

A Mack "Bulldog" Coal Delivery Truck in S Scale

Issue:
1986 #2 Spring
Page:
6
Author:
Don Thompson
Description:

The author describes how to convert a Matchbox "Models of Yesteryear" series is No. Y3O, a 1920 Model AC Mack, to a local coal-delivery truck (made from 1916 through 1936). Includes scale diagrams and two model photos.

Are Your Vehicles To Scale?

Issue:
2014 #2 April
Page:
26
Author:
Bill Pyper
Description:

The author describes a handy grid card that can be used to quickly measure the wheelbase and track/tread width of S-scale vehicles to compare them against prototype measurements, to see if the model truly is to scale.

Gallimaufry

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
26
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Description:

Photos of vehicles built by Vic Roseman, as well as some other model manufacturers' recent S-scale vehicles.

Matchbox Cars

Issue:
1982 #2 March
Page:
6
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

The author lists available Matchbox cars, as of that date, that are suitable to S-scale modeling, along with the physical dimensions.

Tired Wheels

Issue:
2009 #6 December
Page:
26
Author:
Barrand Pazan
Description:

Using a Miasto toy diecast Allstar cab-over transport truck, the author made several prototypically-accurate models.

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