The May Meeting for the Guild took place at Peter Hancocks house in Howick. It was very well attended with a good number of models and some interesting meccano collectable items on show.
Gerald Hart brought along two nicely modelled narrow guage tank locomotives one of which had a most unusual funnel ( a large calibre bullet casing )
Henry Porter had brought along a nice model of an Artilliary cannon and a search light truck.
Henry also brought his Dan Dare spaceship from a 1950's kitset and Rick Vine had a lancaster aircraft made from the 00 set, one of the Christmas models from 2008
Rick Vine had also made an Orrery and had a selection of the new Tinned robot sets.
Les Megget had brought along his 1920'2 steam engine and a Foden truck made in red green meccano.
Grahan and Kegan Wrightson had a Airport Fire truck and a number of cranes from various meccano eras.
Some unusual meccano collectables were brought along by Don Stewart which provided a lot of interest as they were parts not commonly seen, they included the Meccano Shuttle, reed hook, Flywheel, Wood roller and Sand roller
Michael Holderness had constructed a mini roundabout and a number of miniature figures with meccano brassware.
Neil Carey had finished building his Beg Ben and George Ovenden had made a beautiful little traction engine.
Guild members Michael Holderness, Rick Vine, Bob Pentney and Bruce Haines
Others to attend were Gary Higgins who brought a home made wooden shuttle, John Denton, Peter Hancock, Richard sealey, William irwin who brought a selection of meccano related literature, Bob Pentney who had a meccano display sheet.
To see more pictures click on the picture of David Walls electric solenoid engine at the right.