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@robbo Rob Pollock

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I live in Norfolk, England. I’m a member of the IPMS-affiliated Norfolk Scale Model Group in Norwich, and we take part in various regional and national exhibitions throughout the year. You can find us on Facebook, at

My modelling interests centred originally around aircraft, but other projects include armour, civilian vehicles, figures, ships and dioramas, and these have achieved gold-medal standards at the British Nationals and other regional exhibitions.

I’ve had a few projects featured in photo galleries on Cybermodeler, Armorama, and Aeroscale, but find I’m never really satisfied with a completed model, and so keep building in hope of achieving that elusive ‘perfect model’.

I enjoy looking at the work of other modellers, for inspiration.

Ansaldo A.1 Ballila – Progress 2

A bit further along now. If you're wondering why these Progress reports aren't set up in WiP, there are only around 50 parts to this resin kit, and so I thought it unlikely to merit a full-blown WiP thread. This present post is in fact the sec[...]

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Ansaldo A.1 Ballila – Progress

Another 1/48 resin kit from Karaya. It's the little Italian scout A.1 Ballila, which was developed from the ruins of Ansaldo's SVA project. I'll add a little more detail in a later post, but thought I'd show a few sections now. You'd be forgiv[...]

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Sunday Special

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War Above the Trenches: DFW C.V (Early)

The DFW C.V two-seater reconnaissance aircraft has been referred to by historians as one of the truly great aircraft of the First World War. Developed in the early months of 1916 from earlier types, the first C.V production examples reached t[...]

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DFW C.V Progress 4

And on we go. It's time to set the top wing and sort out the rigging. Depending on the kit, the process can be straightforward or arduous. With this resin kit, there are few if any positive locating points and the fact that the top wing is in[...]