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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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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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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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Lead up to Model Expo.

If you’re in Melbourne this 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   oh.. and you can see more of my…

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GAF Pika in 1/32 scale

Before I move onto CA23s, AA107s, new Nomads and manscale CA31s ( not to mention a plethora of 28mm AFVs in preparation for Cancon in January) let’s have a quick look at the piloted Jindivik ! Years ago I made a 1/72 kit of this diminutive aircraft having seen the aircraft in the flesh every…

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