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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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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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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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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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Building the Nomad in 1/32… or 1/48.. or even 1/72

With ModelExpo all but a distant memory from last week I thought it appropriate that I put together a little page on the construction and potted history of the Nomad kits that were on display. For me it started about three decades ago when I was a strapping young Air Force type and had the odd opportunity…

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