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

by Marc Barris on September 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

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.

by Allan John Withers on July 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

My second Meteor, 1/72 Matchbox, 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, […]


F-3D snoopy flys again

by Robert Royes on April 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This the 1/72 Matchbox old F-3D, so old that the decals were useless other wise I would have used them. I kit bashed the decals from various sheets to represent one from Marine squadron VMCJ-1 operated out of Da Nang […]


Heinkel He-115, Matchbox 1/72

by Jaime Carreon on April 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

My first completed build of the new year is the venerable Matchbox He-115, a kit that I think was first issued the year I graduated from high school back in the ’70’s. It’s also the first model to come out […]


Matchbox/Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D Skyservant

by Joe Caputo on March 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This was an old, simple Matchbox kit, that I threw together, for a change of pace. I thought a “civilian” paint scheme would look decent, compared to the other Skyservants I’ve done. It’s a decent kit for it’s age, and […]


Just an old 1/72 Matchbox P-51D

by Joe Caputo on August 28, 2015 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Simply put, I had the model and the decals laying around, and was looking for fast time killer. The result matched the time spent.


HMCS Snowberry (Pennant K166)

by Rob Pollock on July 16, 2015 in Ships -- 26 Comments

This is the Flower Class Corvette, HMS Snowberry, although more correctly listed as HMCS Snowberry, as it was one of ten Corvettes lent to the Canadians in 1941 for convoy escort and anti-submarine duties in the North Atlantic. Details of […]


HMCS Snowberry – Revell 1/72 Scale

by Tappie Scholtz on May 23, 2015 in Ships -- 20 Comments

HMCS SNOWBERRY was commissioned at Quebec City on November 26, 1940. HMCS SNOWBERRY arrived at Halifax on December 13 for further work and sailed February 9, 1941, with convoy HX.108 for the U.K. There she completed fitting out at Greenock, […]


“Pachydermia” – somewhere in burma 1942 – Supermarine Walrus aka “Shagbat” finished with diorama

by Gábor Szabó on May 14, 2015 in Diorama -- 11 Comments

This is the last part of my Matchbox Walrus MK I. build. The diorama – where an elephant tows a walrus 😀 – finished so the name “Pachydermia” :). I made a lot effort into this kit but the ugliness […]