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@dirtylittlefokker david leigh-smith

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Professional psychologist, father of four, musician, modeler, lecturer. Tired.

My modeling defaults are building dioramas and WWII aircraft. Enjoy WW2 history, reading, single malt scotch whisky (without the ‘e’), music, good food, bit of philosophy, and general history.

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 7.

Paolo Ruffulo’s exquisite build from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ (in my mind, the best of the Star Wars canon) is Jango Fett’s ‘Slave I’ which, as you all know, is a modified Firespray-31-class patrol and attack craft used produced by a subsid[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 6

_____________________ This is brilliant. Dmitry made this exotic bird from the film, ‘Seven Brave Men’. It’s not often you come across an aircraft you’ve never heard of in these parts, but this was a totally unexpected build. I really[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 5

____________________ John Richards’ can’t stop monkeying around... @johnr19067 ______________________ Matija knocks it out the park with a scratchbuild from ‘Dr. Strangelove; or, How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’ Two[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 4

Who doesn’t like a bit of time travel? This movie is a little guilty pleasure of mine, HAVE to watch it when it comes on TV. ‘The Final Countdown’... Chuck Villanueva’s project to pit Tomcat against Zero. Yep, a little bit of a mismatch, bu[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’…Part 3

Here’s an absolute classic. Manuel Magrinho’s beautiful project based on ‘Out of Africa’. A perfect example of how the right presentation can raise a great model to showcase standards. An excellent build that is clearly from the heart.[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 2

This is Michael Rieth’s quite brilliant homage to Spielberg’s ‘1941’ and ‘Wild Bill’ The level of scratch building and detail here show an expert level of modeling. If you haven’t dropped in on the build log, do yourself a favour and[...]

‘iModer at the Movies’ – Part 1

“All good things must come to an end...”and as in life itself, we can only hope that the pain of the ending is far exceeded by the good parts before. But, as the Bard himself says, “to weep is to make less the depth of grieving” - let us focus[...]


Imodeler at the Movies

Well, I’ve been trying to post the ‘final’ iModeler at the Movies all evening. Keep getting error codes, but working on the problem, be here soon. David.

iModeler at the Movies

Well, it must be a great show that survives a poor host. 101 members, 85 topics, and way more than 2,000 posts! Despite (or perhaps because of) my absence recently - this Group has been an outstanding success in terms of bringing the c[...]