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 […]
Modeling by Marc Barris
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This hobby that we indulge in is just amazing, we build, in scale, replicas of the original, look at references and pictures and read the History to create the model as accurately as we can, we even try to tell a story in diorama’s. How many late nights, long hours we dedicate in the pursuit of the elusive “perfect model”.
I am a 50 year old Project Manager that loves Flying and Aircraft, I have a wonderful Wife and Daughter, and this Hobby, I am Blessed. I build Aircraft in 1/32 scale and I have built a few aircraft in 1/24 scale, from WW2 to the Vietnam era.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]