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Australian M1 Abrams

This is an Australian M1 Abrams. These were purchased second hand from America to replace the AS 1 (Leopard 1 A3). I've painted this in the three tone camouflage scheme (Auscam). The kit is the venerable Tamiya M1 and I had to scratch build the [...]

Mirage IIIO HPM 1/72

Here is one small Mirage III, the O version used by the Royal Australian Air Force. This is a reconnaissance version, with cameras under the nose cone (barely visible on the photos). The model is in 72nd scale, made by HPM. A nice kit with some [...]

“Outback Roadblock” 1/35th Australian M1A1

Or maybe I should have titles this one "None Shall Pass". This being my third post here at iModeler, you may notice a pattern with my builds. Anyway, this is Dragon's M1A2 SEP kit converted into an AUS M1A1 with an Arms Corps Models conversion[...]

First aeroplane in Marrabel

In 1919 the first aeroplane landed somewhere in a paddock near the little town of Marrabel, South Australia. Found the photo today as I was sorting material at the local historical centre in Riverton. I get a distinct feeling of Sopwith...does a[...]

SAPMA Expo 13-14 October 2018

Spent a few hours at the South Australian Plastic Modellers Association´s Expo 2018 in Adelaide last Saturday. A fair number of models on display of various quality but all to the same high degree of joy to watch. The prize table was filled to t[...]