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    Matchbox 1/72 Mosquito Mk.XXX RAAF 456SQN

    G'Day All, Continuing my theme build of 100 year anniversary of the Royal Australian Airforce - plus i'm waiting for decals for the other 3 kits i've got on the go. This is the Matchbox Mk.IX/NF.30 kit. Already spent a few days working on it. Assembled and painted the cockpit, assembled major...
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    Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Vb RAAF 452 SQN

    G'Day All, Another RAAF themed build. An old Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Vb. Painted the cockpit with a black base, White Marbling and Gunze H56 Interior Green. Used thin plastic strips to fill the gaps in the wing/fuselage joins.
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    Airfix 1/72 P-51 D/K RAAF 3 SQN

    G'Day All, On a bit of an Aussie Airforce theme this year. It is 100 years since the RAAF was formed. This one is an Airfix 1/72 P-51 D/K built as a 3 SQN Aircraft that served in Europe. Fuselage has been primed, black based, with white marbling. Base coated with Gunze H56 Interior Green
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    Airix 1/72 Boomerang RAAF 4 SQN

    G'Day All, Just started working on this little kit. This will be buit as a 4 SQN Boomerang, using NovaScale Decals. Cockpit is primed and painted Gunze H11 Silver and the seat brush painted with Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium. The engine was painted Gunze H28, dry brushed with Vallejo Metal...
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    Airfix 1/72 Ar-196A-3

    G'Day All, This kit has been sitting on the shelf for a few years. Finally finished in late 2020. This is Airfix's Arado Ar-196 A-3 built straight from the box. Painted using Gunze Acrylics and weathered using Tamiya Black Panel liner and oil paints.
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    Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars Legion AT-RT

    G'Day All, Completed this little thing in 2020. Painted with Vallejo Paints and used Woodlands Scenics diorama material for the base. Weathered using AK weathering mediums.
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    Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars Legion 1.4FD Laser Canon

    G'Day All, 2020 was a hoot ... pity I didn't spend enough time modelling through it... but I finally fell like I'm back in the swing of things after a series of health issues. Anyway, built and painted the Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars Legion 1.4FD Laser Canon. Added AK snow to the base and...
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    Italeri Ju-52 Where Eagles Dare

    G'Day All, I'm working on the Italeri 1/72 Ju-52 and dressing is up to represent the aircraft used in the movie Where Eagles Dare. Unfortunately, you only see it at the beginning and end of the movie. The kit comes with extra parts that allows this version of the aircraft to be made...
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    G'Day All, I'm in way over my head on this one. I'm looking for information/plans to build a electronic circuit that can 1. Have audio sound at timed intervals 2. Turn on a motor at a timed interval - be nice if it could replicate an aircraft engine starting up 3. activate lights at time...
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    30 mm Anakin Skywalker

    G'Day All, Here is a Knights Models 30mm Anakin Figure.
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    30mm Chewbacca

    G'Day All, Chewbacca carrying C-3PO figure from the Knights Models range.
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    Macross Destroid Spartan

    G'Day All, Here is my completed Bandai 1/72 Destroid Spartan. Built out of the box.
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    Macross Plus YF-19

    G'Day All, After 2 years, finally finished this project. This is the Hasegawa 1/72 scale kit. Built out of the box.
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    101st Easy Co. Airbourne Thompson Gunner

    G'Day All, Another one finished for the year. This one was a challenge with a mate, I was trying to describe the layering technique in painting figures. This is the 120 Verlinden 101st Easy Co Thompson Gunner figured. Used mainly Citadel paints for majority of the figure except the face, which...
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    Matchbox Me-110 Shelf Queen

    G'Day All, Time to dust off a few shelf queens and get them completed. Here is an old Matchbox Me-110 kit. The original kit decals are not able to be used - broken, yellowed, too thick. So I found some other marking that appealed and went with it. I'm painting the model as Blue 235 - a...
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    Andrea Miniature Technocop

    G'Day All, Started working on Andrea's Miniatures 54mm Technocop (Robocop). Glued it all together, cleaned up some seam lines, primed and then painted with Citadel Paints. Using Black as a base, built up layers on the figure using 3 metallic colors and then dry brushed with the lighter color...
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    Australia - QMHE 2012

    G'Day All, This weekend (8/9 Sept) we have our local Hobby Expo - Queensland Model Hobby Expo. Thanks Cheers
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    WW II Diorama

    G'Day All, Kinda in a modelling dead-end at present. So to break out of it, thought I'd try something out of my comfort zone. I'm working with a Tamiya 20mm Flakvierling and Dragon 2nd Armoured figure set to combine into a diorama. Everything is OOB, but looking for a wow factor, as my plan at...
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    Figure Painting How ???

    G'Day All, Didn't someone post a figure painting howto, based on a layering technique ? I think it was an Orc 25 mm figure/miniature. Can't seem to find it - does anyone have a link to it by any chance ? Thanks Cheers Cobraleader
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    Legioss AFC-01H ETA

    G'Day All, This will be an out of the box build of Wave's 1/72 Legioss AFC-01H ETA.