Modeling by Marc Barris


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 […]


Italeri Mirage III BZ SAAF 1/32 Scale

by Marc Barris on August 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hi Guys, I haven’t been posting anything for a while, work has been taking up a lot of my time. I decided a while ago that I would like to build a Mirage III BZ from the South African Airforce, […]


Icareodesign 1/32 Scale Extra 330-SC

by Marc Barris on April 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Here we go again, I received this wonderful little kit from Nita at Icaerodesign, It arrived in a really small box, that was filled with the most wonderful Resin castings that I have seen in a long time, not to […]


1/32 Scale Westland Wessex HC.2 from Fly Models

by Marc Barris on February 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

This is my completed Westland Wessex from Fly Models, Man this is a big kit, and a enjoyment to build. I did quite a bit of scratch building in the interior and the open avionics bay in the nose, as […]


1/32 Scale Westland Wessex from Fly Models

by Marc Barris on January 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hey Guys, I received this Kit for Christmas, It was one from Marc to Marc, and Marc knows exactly what I need for Christmas. Started this early December and continued with the build till I had to leave for the […]