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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

OTB 127: Your model bench and work space

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:01

The boys talk about installing new model benchers and work spaces as Ian is currently redoing his work space and Dave is in the planning stages of doing the same. 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 126: Ian sells his stash (well some of it)

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 23:22

Ian shocks the modelling world by selling off some of his stash! 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 125: Border Wars!

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 02:33

Border Wars!

Dave, Ian and Julian are back and in the studio together at last!    In this episode the guys ponder the war between Border Models and Wingnut Wings.  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 124: Trash that model!

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 21:42

WARNING!  This episode contains sounds that some modellers may find disturbing!

Dave, Ian and Julian talk about when I kit should be binned.  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 123: Movies and TV shows that inspire us

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 23:18

Dave, Ian and Julian chat about what movies and TV shows inspire them to build. 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 122: Richard Alexander & Kotare Models.

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:30

Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Richard Alexander to talk about Kotare Models and the newly announced 1/32 scale Spitfire Mk1a. 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 121: Whether to Weather

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 22:50

Whether to Weather? Dave asks that exact question much to the bemusement of Julian and Ian.  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 120: Special Report from IPMS Nationals Las Vegas.

Sat, 08/21/2021 - 00:02

Welcome to this special report *live* from IPMS Nationals Las Vegas where we talk to Dave and Mike from Plastic Model Mojo who we find are kicking around in their hotel room with Jim Bates sipping some bourbon  from Utah.

Categories: Scale Models

OTB 119 : Kotare....a new model company from NZ

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 22:47

Kotare Models LTD  is a new model company out of New Zealand that has an impeccable lineup of of people whom used to be involved with Wingnut Wings…..so is this a phoenix rising from the ashes or something completely different? 

Categories: Scale Models