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Another new chap, from Australia


Stevo79

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Hello Everyone, 

 

Well first off my name is Steve and have recently moved from sunny Sydney, Australia to Melbourne, Australia after retiring from my 15 year military.  As a kid like most of us here started at an early age modelling plastic kits.  From there the hobby grew then I hit that special time of our lives when we discover 1. Women and 2. alcohol and not in any particular order. The hobby took a back seat for probably 20 years with work, wife, life and kids taking up the time.  After being injured and being permanently retired with a full military pension I was left with a lot of spare time so I jumped back into modelling to keep my mind sharp and the motor skills going plus its one thing I can still do comfortably.  I got back into the plastic kits for a while then progressed to 1/3 and 1/4 scale gliders and model ships.

 

I have completed a number of model ship kits and am ready to get stuck into some scratch building now.  I look forward to chatting with you all in the forums.

 

Steve

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Greetings, and :sign:

 

 

Regards, Patrick

 

Finished :  Soleil Royal Heller 1/100   Wasa Billing Boats   Bounty Revell 1/110 plastic (semi scratch)   Pelican / Golden Hind  1/45 scratch

Current build :  Mary Rose 1/50 scratch

Gallery Revell Bounty  Pelican/Golden hind 1/45 scratch

To do Prins Willem Corel, Le Tonnant Corel, Yacht d'Oro Corel, Thermopylae Sergal 

 

Shore leave,  non ship models build logs :  

ADGZ M35 funkwagen 1/72    Einhets Pkw. Kfz.2 and 4 1/72   Autoblinda AB40 1/72   122mm A-19 & 152mm ML-20 & 12.8cm Pak.44 {K8 1/2} 1/72   10.5cm Howitzer 16 on Mark. VI(e)  Centurion Mk.1 conversion   M29 Weasel 1/72     SAM6 1/72    T26 Finland  T26 TN 1/72  Autoprotetto S37 1/72     Opel Blitz buses 1/72  Boxer and MAN trucks 1/72   Hetzer38(t) Starr 1/72    

Modern Russian vehicles 1/72

 

Si vis pacem, para bellum

 
 
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:sign:

Mark
"The shipwright is slow, but the wood is patient." - me

Current Build:                                                                                             
Past Builds:
 La Belle Poule 1765 - French Frigate from ANCRE plans                             Triton Cross-Section   

                                                                                                                       USS Constellaton (kit bashed to 1854 Sloop of War  _(Gallery) Build Log

                                                                                Wasa (Gallery)

                                                                                                                        HMS Sphinx 1775 - Vanguard Models - 1:64               

 

Non-Ship Model:                                                                                         On hold, maybe forever:           

CH-53 Sikorsky - 1:48 - Revell - Completed                                                   Licorne - 1755 from Hahn Plans (Scratch) Version 2.0 (Abandoned)         

         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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