Modeling by Ian Bartlett


Revell 1/48 Lockheed Ventura

by Ian Bartlett on August 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hi Everyone, This is my latest model. I have had it in the stash for a while, but took the plunge recently! I didn,t want to build it in the standard US Navy colours, or in RAF colours, both marketed […]


Airfix 1/48 Seafire XVII

by Ian Bartlett on July 31, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Hi everyone, been a while since I posted anything. This is one of my latest projects, one of a production line of varying marks of Spit and Seafire in 1/48. So far this year I have built an Eduard Mk9, […]


Revell 1/32 Spitfire MkII

by Ian Bartlett on April 22, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Hi everyone, I,d like to share my most recent project with you. I had never ever built an early Spitfire in any scale, which in nearly forty years of modelling I should be ashamed!! :o)). Having recently built a Dragon […]


We get by with a little help from our friends………

by Ian Bartlett on March 4, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

Hi Everyone, This is Jess, one of our two cats, and yes, curiosity may well kill her one day……….. Whenever I am man caving she joins in, either trying to “help’ as she is in the picture (“what about pink […]


Merit 1/35 Royal Navy X Craft

by Ian Bartlett on February 29, 2016 in Ships -- 11 Comments

Hi Everyone, Having now got to grips with all my pictures on my laptop, I thought I would share this recently built model with you all. This is a really nice kit, very simple, but very detailed, and is built […]


KittyHawk 1/32 T-6 Texan (Harvard)

by Ian Bartlett on February 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hello everyone, Here are some pics of my latest project. I,m pleased with the final result, but it was no mean feat getting there. First of all, big respect to KittyHawk for actually producing this aircraft for us. When it […]


Revell 1/72 Type VII U Boat

by Ian Bartlett on February 10, 2016 in Ships -- 14 Comments

Hello everyone, Here is my first completion for 2016. It was built as a commission for a friend at work. You may recall a previous build I posted of another submarine I built, also for said same friend. A couple […]


More Man Cave Sharing……..

by Ian Bartlett on January 3, 2016 in How-to -- 6 Comments

A little late to the party, but as you have all shown me yours, I,ll show you mine, so to speak………… For the first time ever in my life, I have my own proper man cave, a room dedicated to […]


Freedom Models 1/48 X-47B

by Ian Bartlett on September 19, 2015 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

This is a relatively new kit, and i was inspired one a friend of mine built recently. For a first kit from Freedom Models, this is good effort, of a really interesting subject. Put it next to an F-16 and […]


Hasegawa ASF-X Shinden

by Ian Bartlett on September 19, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This is one of my latest projects. It is 1/72 scale, which is a bit small for me usually, but the whole shape and look of this aircraft is SO COOL! For those who don,t know, it is a conceptual […]