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I am 60 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.

Airfix Ferret Scout Car

My 1/35 Airfix Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 done as a Mk.1 version with a 106 Recoiless Rifle mounted on it as used by the South African 18 light artillery regiment. Paints used are Vallejo Model Color 70.921 English Unform for the hull. Other [...]

RAF Washington B.I bomber

Now calling this one complete. The 1/72 Academy B-29 Superfortress done as an RAF Washington B.I as used between 1951 & 1953 by 44 (Rhodesia) Sqn. Paints used are Halfords Mini Silver for the main colour and for smaller details Vallejo [...]

1/35 Hobbyboss Olifant Mk.2 MBT

Here is my recently completed 1/35 Olfant Mk.2 MBT as developed for and used by the South African National Defence Force. Kit used is the Hobbyboss Olifant Mk.1B MBT which box is is incorrectly labelled as it is the Mk.2. Paints used are [...]

Revell 1/108 Harbour Tug Boat

Calling this done - my Revell 1/108 Harbour Tug Boat. According to the date on the bottom of the hull this was molded in 1975, even though researching the kits history it first came out in 1955. There are three very small crew members to [...]

1/72 Airfix Gloster Javelin T.3

My 1/72 Airfix Gloster Javelin T.3 as made in Feb 2022. Paints used are Vallejo Model Color Dark Sea Grey, Dark Green, brush painted & Halfords spray can Mini Silver. The masks for the camo scheme were home made using 40mm Tamiya tape [...]

Revell 1/72 U.S. Navy Swift Boat Mk.1

My recently completed Revell 1/72 Swift Boat Mk.1. Once again this is mainly brush painted. The only spray paint used is the under coat red on the lower hull. The flag was printed off on printer paper, folded in half over some 0.25mm [...]

Revell 1/72 S-100 boat

My Revell 1/72 S-100 German High Speed attack boat from WW2 which I completed during the lockdown period. It was a fairly easy model to build, with only 1 or 2 minor issues (easily overcome). Length of this kit is 48,6cm Paints used are [...]

1/35 Airfix M12 GMC

Here is my Airfix 1/35 M12 GMC. I have done a couple of scratch built mods such as cut the bulkhead in the cab behind the driver and added a piece of etch brass diamond mesh, replaced the engine deck air grills with etch brass diamond mesh [...]

AFV Club FV107 Scimitar

My AFV Club 1/35 FV 107 Scimitar. Decals used are the Royal Light Dragoons markings in Bosnia 1996 from the STAR Balkan Peacekeepers set. The track is the individual link set from AFV Club. Total of 72 links on each side. Paints used are [...]

Italeri 1/48 MB326K

My Italeri 1/48 MB326K done as one used by the United Arab Emirates Air Force, Police Wing, Dubai 1977. Nice kit to build but if you are planning to do it as the SAAF Impala 2 the kit supplied rocket pods are incorrect. Also the SAAF [...]