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@bobrob1947 Robert Collins

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Build all types of models, but ww2 are my favourites Like to share information I`m retired so can spend plenty of time researching and building.

Hurry up! the enemy is coming.

Did this a few years ago and was my first attempt at a diorama. The theme was my own idea and made up as I went along. The tank and truck are Tamiya models and the figures are a maintenance crew also Tamiya. The wall was made out of [...]

Tamiya 1/16 WWII German Machine Gunner.

These Tamiya 1/16 plastic figures are really well made with good definition and assembly and all at a good price. All my figures up to now have been brush painted with Tamiya acrylics because theyre my paint of choice for the airbrush, but [...]

Academy 1/35 Panzer IV

The kit itself was a great little kit to build and quite cheap. I created the damage with my Dremel look alike and it was fun to do. Im calling the diorama A Typhoon passed this way.`

1/48 Hasegawa Junkers Ju87G-2 STUKA

Most of you guys will be familiar with this blurb, but for the ones who arent this is the model of a german stuka dive bomber which has been modified to carry two 37mm cannons instead of bombs. The german fighter ace Hans Rudell flew [...]

1/48 Hobby Boss A-10 Thunderbolt II

This is one I built some years ago but as far as I can remember there was no problems with it. The only thing you must remember to do is to put a large weight in the nose or it will sit on its tail.

Tamiya 1/35 Challenger 2

Dont you just love building these Tamiya kits, there so well made. This was one of the first tanks I built when I took up the hobby when I retired. Two years later I had another go at it because I wasnt happy with the result. I am more or [...]

Modelling the Phantom

Im not sure if Im on the right page with this info, you guys will have to put me right. If you havenseen this magazine before and your interested in building a Phantom then try and get it, its full of information about all the Phantom [...]

1/48 Eduard Bicentenial Phantoms kit

Big kit containing resin seats, wheels and exhaust nozzles, as well as loads of coloured photo etch. I think its an Academy model thats been upgraded by Eduard.

Kinetic 1/48 FRS.1 Harrier

One of the great British planes, sad to see it go. Did well in the Falklands.

Airfix 1/24 Hawker Typhoon MK1B

Biggest model I`ve built to date, and an enjoyable one to do. This is still work in progress as regards the ordnance which is constructed but not painted. I used some artistic licence on this model and put my own initials on the fuselage [...]