Over the weekend just passed, the Illawarra Plastic Modeller's Association hosted the 2018 NSW Scale Model Show. The show is now in it's 18th year and the largest model show in New South Wales. Over 350 entries were received across [...]
Yesterday I travelled up to the Greater Sydney Scale Model Expo for a look. The show is in it's 3rd year and basically run by one person with support of local IPMS NSW Club. The venue at Stanhope Gardens was great, light and airy wi[...]
I have received a few requests for WIP of one of my P-47 builds.
The pics show what I have done in the last 3 days, probably a 1-2 hour stretch of modelling on those days. I have been fiddling with my Airfix P-51D and a few tidy ups on the pain[...]
One of my personal favourites, and a splash of colour for good measure!
Added the Ultracast seat and wheels, decals from the excellent Thundercals range by Norris Graser.
My next razorback is actually a sister P-47, being "The Pied Piper" from S[...]
Tamiya kit with the usual ultracast seat and wheels.
Decals are from Berna Decals and roundels from the spares box.
Something different and eye catching compared to the usual P-47 fare...
Australia received one Hurricane Mk1 for testing here in Australia and it went through several paint schemes, including a sharp looking silver paint job. I choose the foliage green scheme for something different, since most aircraft I build have[...]
1/48 Tamiya P51B using Ultracast seat and wheels, 500lb bombs from the Tamiya P-47 (imagine having a few spares there!)
Decals are from Red Roo, an Australian manufacturer of resin and decals dedicated to Australian subjects (check them out).
Here is my 1/48 Tamiya Beaufighter from 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Ultracast exhausts and DK Decals for the artwork codes etc.
I have plans for a few more Beaufighters - RAAF Mk21 and at least 2 nightfighters.
Great kit and still stands the test of tim[...]
Just had to build the matching razorback!
Freightdog Decals and another must have in the collection.
Ultracast seat and wheels.
A definite must do for any serious P-47 modeller!
Decals from Xtradecals sheet, very good with no issues from memory.
Ultracast seat and wheels