Hi,I am based in Warrington in the north west of England and usualy build 1/48 scale aircraft ,generaly WW2 and coldwar so from1939 up to around 1975 (ish !),my current main interests are anything Israeli and British fleet air arm. If anyone is interested in swapping information please feel free to get in touch.
I am a 1966 vintage and work in the Chemicals industry which is boring and usualy involves keeping some pretty nasty stuff under lock and key.
I am also a biker and am into the great outdoors, and good old fashioned rock n roll,the louder the better.
Our is progressing well with 29 participants and over 15 started projects so far, all !
At this point I just felt I better post a bit more information. Could everyone who is taking part please NOT post their finished projects until the last we[...]
Well I just got back from the Hinckley Model Show and a first for me,many of you outside of dear old blighty may never have heard of Hinckley so to to put you in the picture it is a town in the midlands of England and is the home of the Triumph[...]
With the war in Europe now over and in a world where nuclear technology has never been developed the war against Japan rumbles on, the British government keen to reduce some of its crippling debt and in a bit of uncharacteristic showing off is s[...]
I picked this kit up at a show the other week for a fiver,it was part built and required taking apart and tidying up before rebuilding and painting but I think it turned out O.K.
The kit itself is very basic even toylike having only 38 parts an[...]
Well I just got back from the Bolton show and thought I would share some pictures with you all, quite a few clubs from the north of England were present as were many traders, the show is organised by the Bolton IPMS and is always a great day, t[...]
Well at long last I got this completed, it is actually my second attempt at this kit the first one fell at the last hurdle when the matt varnish dried white and ruined the entire build, I've never seen that happen before and have been offered a [...]
I was inspired to post these pictures after seeing Robs post, the u.k. is littered with crash sites, though few as well preserved as this. Our friends in America and elsewhere could be forgiven for thinking England is a small place but there are[...]
Well scalemodel world is finished for another year so here are some pictures of the event for all those of you who could not attend.The first few pictures are from the competition and the standard was of course amazing, my personal favourites we[...]
Here are a few shots from the aircraft museum on Malta, as you can see the Smithsonian it aint but it is all operated and owned by volunteers and is a credit to them. There is an IPMS group on Malta and there is also a display of there work and [...]
Well by hook or by crook here is my rendition of the Hawker Seahawk,I was unable to do anything about the paint showing through on the Ace of diamonds squadron insignia and so just had to leave it alone figuring that it would look infinitely wor[...]