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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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Vampire and 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 aircraft’s…

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CANCON 2017 – Here we come !

It’s that time again for the largest gaming convention in Australia and this year Uncle Les is taking even more stuff for sale. There’s going to be new castings available including the 28mm M113A1, 28mm Hawkei, 28mm Humvee and some new 20mm items. I’ve made a few 28mm M113AS4, Bushmasters & ASLAVs and these will…

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Winjeels and Falcons enjoying the sun

Here’s some photos I took today of my latest 1/32 Winjeel build. You can see more of the construction of this model  at http://uncleles.net/2016/10/07/132-winjeel/ and while I was there tending to the young eagle a falcon happened by… This coming weekend the 1/32 Winjeel A85-445 can be seen in the flesh at the Bayonet Model Club’s annual competition…

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