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Hi fellow modellers. I am a 1961 edition, so currently 61 years old. I have lived my whole life in Johannesburg South Africa. I have modeled on and off since a young boy and have gathered a nice stash of models over the years. I have been a motor racing junkie my whole life, having competed in single seater racing for 15 years where I designed, built and raced three of my own cars. I predominantly build F1 models in 1:20, bikes in 1:12, but am keen to try my hand at a few aircraft in 1:48 and some armour. I really enjoy the airbrush side and weathering techniques. I was a commercial cartoonist and artist for many years, so I like to use artistic licence and I think the weathering of war machinery will suit me down to the ground. Amongst my other hobbies, I build and fly RC model planes, and own and ride a few motorcycles, some of which I have restored.

1:12 Tamiya Ducati 888 track bike

Good day everyone. I haven't done any modeling for a number of years although I have a tidy stash in the cupboard. This is my first headline submission. It is my now complete 888 Ducati from Tamiya in 1:12 scale. I am a fan of Ducati and [...]