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OTB 147: Shelf Queens

Fri, 09/16/2022 - 21:56

Just Ian and Dave this episode as poor Julian is away sick....we wish him all the best for a speedy recovery.

The Falcon reports in with news for the hobby regarding new kits.  The mail bag is bursting at the seams....so we have a look at what you guys have been keen to share with us.

Lastly Ian and Dave have a chat about shelf queens......Dave thinks that they are a sign of a good modeller.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 145: U.S. IPMS President David Lockhart

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 22:53

We will be talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building and painting kits as well as bringing you special guests.

This episode we are joined by the President of IPMS U.S.A David Lockhart.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 145: Wheels and Tracks

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 22:11

This episode the boys are joined by Sam Dwyer to talk about wheels and tracks for your armour kits.

The mail bag is bursting at the seams with lots of emails, and the Falcon reports in with new kits.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 144: KLP Publishing

Sat, 08/06/2022 - 03:21

The boys are joined by Kevin Futter who gives us the lowdown on KLP Publishing......and the innovating business model that provides you the modeller with excellent resources.

The Falcon returns with his mix of news and comments and of course we have the mailbag.

So tune in, sit back and chill out! 

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 143: Omaha - There and back.

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 23:12

Dave,  Ian and Julian have returned from the IPMS Nats at Omaha and share their thoughts on the trip, the people and of course the show.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 142: Report on World Model Expo (Europe)

Sat, 07/09/2022 - 23:03

The boys welcome Chris Meddings who gives us a wonderful after action review of the recently held World Model Expo.

The Falcon reports in with news on new kits and lots of listener mail to unpack!

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 141: Melbourne Model Expo 2022

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:39

Episode 141 was recorded live at the 2022 Melbourne Model Expo and is chock full of wonderful interviews with modellers and sellers.

Here is the full list of people interviewed across the four days (in no particular order)

Michael Claringbould

Christiaan O’Dea

Chris Howells

Jarrod Bradley

Scott Taylor

Tom and Imogen Gardner

Tony Sargent

Jamie Stokes

Simon Holdsworth 

 

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 140: Running model expo.

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 23:21

Have you ever wondered what it takes to organise and run a model show?   Well this episode the boys are joined by Laurence Farrugia Director of Melbourne Model Expo who gives us the lowdown on the behind-the-scenes work and planning that goes into running a large show.

We also have listener mail and the Falcon reporting in on whats new in the modelling world.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 139: So you want to 3D print? With special guest Will Pattison.

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 23:55

This week the boys are joined by Will Pattison to talk about 3D printing.  Thinking about buying your own 3D printer?   Well you NEED to check this episode out. Will takes us through all the ins and outs of starting out printing 3D parts and  kits.

 

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 138: Lincoln Wright and his new book.

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 00:58

The boys are joined by Lincoln Wright to talk about his new book “THE MA.K LINCOLN REPORT”.

 

To get a copy of the fantastic book go to https://www.paintonplastic.com/ to order your copy!

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 137: Neil Stokes talks AMPS

Sat, 04/30/2022 - 00:07

In this episode the boys talk to Neil Stokes about the strange cult called "AMPS", turns out that they are just everyday modellers like you and me!

The Falcon writes in with news of new models coming out and we dive into the mailbag.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 136: Catching up.

Thu, 04/14/2022 - 23:35

We are back!   In this episode the boys do a catch-up on what has been happening since the last time they were together.

The mailbag is overflowing and there is a lot of kit news from the Falcon.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 135: Cockpits

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 22:22

This episode the boys chat about cockpits, having been inspired by the new publication from “Inside the Armour” publications….”Perfect Pits”.

We also have a public service announcement on how you can help the Ukraine by purchasing the book “Models for Ukraine”. All profits will be donated to humanitarian aid.

Information on this great initiative can be found here https://www.insidethearmour.com/

And let’s not forget the usual mixed bag of emails and whats new in the modelling world from the Falcon.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 134: Conflict in the East (and the impact on our hobby).

Fri, 03/04/2022 - 22:04

This episode the boys are joined by Robert Madden to look at the impact the current war in Ukraine is having on our hobby.  

As well as the usual mixed bag of readers emails and whats new in the modelling world.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 133: Musings with Chris Meddings

Fri, 02/18/2022 - 22:24

This episode the boys chat with Chris Meddings about everything from Churchhill tanks being the best in WW2 (well at least  that's what Chris thinks) to running your own model business.

The usual mixed bag of readers emails and whats new in the modelling world.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 132: What happens when an armour modeller wants to build an aircraft?

Fri, 02/04/2022 - 23:55

So what happens when an armour modeller wants to build an aircraft? Well to answer that question we have Sam Dwyer back in the chair who has done exactly that!

What's new in the modelling world and listener mail and much more in the latest episode of OTB. 

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 131: IPMS Hamilton HeritageCon 2022!

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 22:29

Dave has a chat with the three nicest gentlemen of the modelling world, Duncan, Ian and Allan to talk about the exciting news that is HeritageCon 2022!

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 130: Armour 101 with Sam Dwyer

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 22:23

Armour 101

The boys are joined by Sam Dwyer to talk about modelling armour 101.   The Falcon reports in with a list of new kits and we find out what you have to say in listener mail. 

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 129: Hello 2022!

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 21:35

The boys are back with the first episode of 2022!

Find out what they have been upto as well as what you have to say with listener mail.  The Falcon also reports in with a huge list of new kits.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 128: Scott Taylor the man behind SMS paints

Fri, 12/10/2021 - 21:41

In our final episode for the year, Dave, Ian and Julian talk to Scott Taylor, the man behind SMS paints.

The Falcon reports in on what's new in the modelling world and we read listener mail.   

Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and New Year and we will be back on the 8th of January 2022

 

Categories: Scale Models