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Cancon 2018. I’m a day out !

It’s that time again for the largest gaming convention in Australia and this year Uncle Les is taking even more stuff for sale than last year..  BUT..  the event is starting on the Friday this year and I got my days mixed up.  As a result I lost a day of pre-event organisation as I will have…

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Vampire & Venom in 1/32

Some time ago I built a model of an aircraft I had a personal connection with.  Here’s the view from my instrument section window at RAAF WIlliams Laverton back in the day: Here’s a pic of me and my boys with 636 in the early ’90s.   I had a very small part to play in the…

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Building the GAF Nomad.

After another few successful outings, ModelExpo, NAM, SASME, ScaleACT, I figure I can relate some more background info on the models that most have seen as solid objects on tables in auditoriums. What I present here is a potted history of the model’s evolution and there’s some data and links further on in the article.  If anyone’s…

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CAC P175 Anti Tank Aircraft project in 1/72.

Here’s something I did a while ago and am considering making just a few more examples before retiring the moulds. The CACATAC !  The CAC P175 1/72 Multimedia kit. I produced this kit in 2011 and it enjoyed a run on ebay and via other sites with all units selling. The following photos give a…

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1/32 RAAF C-130H Hercules – maybe a redux is due…

Many years ago I was commissioned to build a large scale C-130H in RAAF colours ( Specifically A97-010) and only recently I rediscovered some of the old rudimentary “archival” castings I made that would enable me to build another…  an idea I’m seriously toying with. With this initial model I started out with some plans, unrivelled…

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Lead up to ModelExpo 2017

If you’re in Melbourne this coming weekend I thoroughly recommend attending  Model Expo  You can read more about it here as well on Mic Bradshaw’s blog. The reason I’ve been a little slack with updates and posts is that I’ve been busy..  here’s a clue ….full story soon I need to know what interest there is…

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