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AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for […]

Sd.Kfz 173 Jagdpanther – X-mas gift

I was pure airplanes kits builder. But I want to make my son happy so I build him some tanks who he can put into his display and collect – maybe even play with them. So, I bought some really […]

F9F-5 Panther VF-781,# 106 , Year of the Cat, 1/72 Matchbox

I had built this kit a few years ago but had never put squadron markings on, I wanted to do the plane from The Bridges at Toko-Ri movie, but never found the decals. Having heard about Lt. Royce Williams encounter […]

Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010″ brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from the […]

Matchbox 1/72 North American T-2 C/E “Buckeye”

Another “oldie” , built OOB, just because I like the unusual paint scheme. It’s been re-popped by Revell, and is still available. It is a very basic kit, more fun to paint than to build.While it wasn’t much of a […]

Matchbox 1/72 Halifax

Hi guys, another one from me. Completely rescribed, interior completely upgraded, but you can’t see it from the photos, exhausts came from Revell, props are reshaped and thinned, gun barrels are Quickboost. Paints are Gunze, exhaust stains and wash Tamiya. […]

1/72 Hawker 850XP

This is my old Matchbox Hawker 600 that i converted to the 850XP. The changes to the original kit included a new vacform windscreen, complete scratch built fight deck and passenger cabin. Reshaped tail belly & vetral fin removed. Vertical […]

Revell (Matchbox) 1/32 Scale Vampire T Mk 55 SAAF, Part 1

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 […]

Gloster NF 11 Meteor, A77-3, WRE RAAF Woomera SA 1954.

1/72 Matchbox, my second Meteor, I made a few small modifications, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and Aussie decals from the spares box, flown by the Weapons Research Establishment RAAF between 1953 and 1955.

DHC 6 300 Twin Otter, VH-OHP 527, 173 Sqn AAAC Oakey Qld 2000.

1/72 Matchbox, I have added a few antennae, finished in MM enamels, Alclad polished aluminum spinners, Hawkeye decals, one of their better sets, Future and Humbrol matt Cote over the leading edges. leased to Australian Army between 1998 and 2004, […]