Modeling by Marc Barris

Pilatus PC 6 1/32 Scale Scratchbuild ” COMPLETED”

by Marc Barris on November 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 46 Comments

Well its time to post, I started with the build on the 13 July 2017, with a roll of plastic card, good intentions and highly motivated. What I wanted to do was build the PC 6 as accurate as possible, […]

Help with the next 1/32 scale scratch build project

by Marc Barris on November 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Choices, choices, With the PC 6 coming to an end, I have been trying to see what I would try next, and I cant make up my mind, so I thought I would put it all on the table and […]

Pilatus PC 6 1/32 Scale Scratch build

by Marc Barris on October 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

The end is getting closer……. I have started to paint the aircraft, It will be a model of a PC 6 that does geophysical surveying, the company, called NRG has its HO here in Cape Town, and they were kind […]

Pilatus PC 6 Scratch Build 1/32 scale

by Marc Barris on October 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Here we go again, this build has been an absolute challenge from the beginning. I have found that I have problem solving skills that I never thought I had. Before I left for the Congo I decided to laminate the […]

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 -- 18 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 -- 47 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 -- 42 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 […]