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@phillipe50 PHILLIP EVANS

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I am 59 and presently reside in England.
I have built aircraft in 1/72 & 1/48 scale as well as 1/35 scale vehicles.
I am concentrating on the aircraft and vehicles used by the Rhodesian Security Forces and the South African Defence Force as I lived in both countries.

WIP: Tamiya Flakpanzer Gepard

WIP: My next project - a 1/35 Tamiya Flakpanzer Gepard, kit No 35099. This will be done as far as possible as an OOB build. The only mods are some of the vent holes under the turret rear being filled in and the others drilled out, then a deck pl[...]

1/35 Takom G6 Rhino 155mm SPH

Now completed - my 1/35 TAKOM G6 'Rhino' I have done it in to overall brown used by the SA Army during the bush war and up to 1994. It is shown with its spades/feet down and up as these are working. Paints used for main colour - Vallejo 70.921[...]

1/35 TRC Lorraine 37L

Latest calling it done - a 1/35 TRC Lorraine 37L. Load done using balsa blocks on a flat piece, then covered with tissue pasted down with watered down PVA glue.

1/35 RPM SD.KFZ 135 Ambulans

My recently completed SD.KFZ 135 Ambulans. This is a captured French vehicle put into use by the Germans at Stalingrad. It was painted using Vallejo German Grey then lightened using Vallejo Basalt Grey. The canvas on the rear was made using tiss[...]

1/35 Hobbyboss Olifant tank

WIP: The Olifant tank which is labelled as a Mk1B by Hobbyboss but is actually a Mk2. I have used AFV Club Centurion individual link tracks as I found the the ones supplied with the kit did not go together easily. Also included are photos of the[...]

1/35 Tamiya ‘Pink Panther’ Land Rover

My 1/35 Tamiya 'Pink Panther' Land Rover, completed in January 2020. Still to be installed are the front mounted 7.62 MAG and some extra paraphernalia such as canvas rolls, water bottles, back pack, etc. Also need to add some desert dust over th[...]

Heller 1/48 FIAT G91

Completed in June 2019 - Heller 1:48 FIAT G91 R1/R3 'Gina'. I have done it as one of the aircraft used by the US Army on trials. It is the R3 version with 4 x .5 Brownings. Paints used are Vallejo Model color Light Grey (Air Brushed on), Vallej[...]

1/48 Italeri Harvard

My recently completed Italeri 1/48 Harvard Mk.II done as one used by the FAP Museum in Portugal and painted in the scheme used for the 50th Anniversary of the Portuguese Air Force. Decals are aftermarket supplied by Caracal decals and the dark [...]

1/35 ESCI Angolan T55A

Completed in 2018 is my 1/35 ESCI T55A done as used in Angola. Tracks used were from a Tamiya T55 tank as the ESCI ones are solid pieces. Dirt and dust was done using ground up artists chalk sticks, brushed on and then covered with a matt clear coat.

Revell 1/35 Series III LandRover

My conversion of a 1/35 Revell Series III Land Rover to the type used in Rhodesia with the mine protection installed. The roll bars are made from thin brazing rod, the mine protection in front of the cab and in front of the rear wheels was done[...]