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Modeling by Rob Pollock

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I live in Norfolk, England. I’m a member of the IPMS-affiliated Norfolk Scale Model Group in Norwich, and we take part in various regional and national exhibitions throughout the year. You can find us on Facebook, at
https://www.facebook.com/Norfolk-Scale-Model-Group-1448855095344704/?fref=ts

My modelling interests centred originally around aircraft, but other projects include armour, civilian vehicles, figures, ships and dioramas, and these have achieved gold-medal standards at the British Nationals and other regional exhibitions.

I’ve had a few projects featured in photo galleries on Cybermodeler, Armorama, and Aeroscale, but find I’m never really satisfied with a completed model, and so keep building in hope of achieving that elusive ‘perfect model’.

I enjoy looking at the work of other modellers, for inspiration.

Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on November 17, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 30 Comments

Parnall Panther (1921), 1/32 Scratchbuild

by Rob Pollock on November 16, 2017 in Show Reports -- 8 Comments

I had a look through Martin’s aircraft posts from Telford but didn’t see this one listed unless I overlooked it, so apologies if duplicated. I think the modeller is Italian but don’t know anything else about it apart from the […]

Telford Best in Show (Club Display)

by Rob Pollock on November 15, 2017 in Show Reports -- 12 Comments

As well as some individual placements in the Competition, late on Sunday officials awarded our club the Best Club Display Trophy (Gold) Scale Model World 2017. Considering that there are more than 94 Clubs in attendance (85+ SIGS dealt with […]

Monte San Savino 2017

by Rob Pollock on November 14, 2017 in Show Reports -- 4 Comments

This album of John Keys reposted by a fellow club member who also attended the recent event in Italy. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2082938941936313&id=1448855095344704

Telford link

by Rob Pollock on November 12, 2017 in Show Reports -- 3 Comments

Here’s a stash of Competition photos taken by another Telford visitor. Separate lead photo here courtesy Zoukei Mura, from their stand in Hall 2. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1939004822780961.1073741831.655781021103354&type=3

A Few Competition Area Photos

by Rob Pollock on November 11, 2017 in Show Reports -- 17 Comments

More than 1000 entries but here are a few of Class winners, plus a few I liked that got zip.

Gold

by Rob Pollock on November 11, 2017 in Show Reports -- 28 Comments

Just visited Competition area to find London Gunbus was awarded a Gold medal. Nothing at all for HMS Victory though.

Telford 2017

by Rob Pollock on November 11, 2017 in Show Reports -- 11 Comments

I’m sure I’m posting this in the wrong place but anyway here are a few snaps from SMW2017 before it’s open to the public. I’m not doing loads of posts this year but if there’s anything anyone wants me to […]

Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on November 10, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 12 Comments

And as the rest of the club makes its way to the Nationals at Telford, I join my favourite driver Chloe for a more leisurely ride.

The Rules of Modelling, by The Unknown Modeller

by Rob Pollock on November 8, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 33 Comments

The Rules 1. Every modeller’s desk comes with a black hole beneath it that swallows parts. Only on rare occasions does it see fit to spew one back at you; a) only the highly scratch-built parts or ones that have […]