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Pilatus PC 6 1/32 scale scratch build

by Marc Barris on September 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

I have posted some more progress pics of the Pilatus, I have installed the scratch built cargo pallet with drums and jerry cans, and installed the roof, I needed to shape the roof to get the fit ok. Hope you […]

PC 6 1/32 scale scratch built

by Marc Barris on September 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the progress so far……….. Changed the spinner on the propeller, the old one was too blunt, the PC 6-H12 had a longer more pointed one, scratch built the tail wheel, and painted the nose white to see how […]

Piper Pawnee Brave 375 1/32 Scale Scratch built

by Marc Barris on May 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

Finally Finished, with all my travels I finally had the chance of finishing this project, I made a few changes on the model since my last posting, Re built the canopy tub, new canopy, added the spray bars and spray […]

1/32 scale Piper Pawnee Brave – Scratchbuilt

by Marc Barris on January 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Well here comes 2017, and I have decided to do full on scratch building, there are no cool civil aircraft in 1/32 scale, so I decided to build my own. I have always wanted a Crop Duster and I came […]

1/32 Scale Silver Wings Gloster Gladiator Mk 2, SAAF, 1940

by Marc Barris on October 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

This is a kit that I have wanted to build for a long time, I want to try and build as many 1/32 SAAF Aircraft as I can, so this Gladiator was one kit that I had to have, I […]

IPMS Nationals South Africa 2016

by Marc Barris on October 3, 2016 in Show Reports -- 21 Comments

Hey Guy’s, what a great week end, went to the Nationals with a mate of mine who loves to build armor, we traveled about 350Km to get to the venue at Bloemfontein, driving as carefully as we could as the […]

Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 Scale Vampire T Mk 55 SAAF, Part 1

by Marc Barris on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Here we go again, I think I have finally gone totally insane, I am truly a s****r for punishment. Let me wipe the tears from my eyes and continue with this tale of horror. Let me begin by saying that […]

Italeri 1/32 Scale Mirage III BZ Finished

by Marc Barris on August 31, 2016 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

I AM DONE……..I got back from the Congo about 2 weeks ago, it took me three days to get back to normal before I could wander to the work table. I had fun with this kit,it took a lot of […]

Italeri 1/32 Scale Mirage III BZ Part 3

by Marc Barris on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I managed to make the molds for the front(Cracked kit part) and rear main canopy, I used my trusty, home made Vac form machine, it worked like a charm. I then did all the canopy framing with lead strip and […]

Iteleri Mirage III BZ 1/32 scale Part 2

by Marc Barris on August 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This is how far I managed to get after my last post, needless to say I have been working late into the night having lots of fun with this build. I do a lot of Project Management work in the […]