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OTB 85: What happened to Wingnut Wings?

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:44

G'day Benchers!  Dave, Ian and Julian are  back in the studio with a bumper episode.

 

We are talking about what happened to the beautiful dream that was Wingnut Wings, what happened and what does the future look like?  To help us we are joined by special guest David Wilson who draws back the curtains to reveal what actually happened and why.

 

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 84: We are out of lockdown!

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 23:09

G'day Benchers!  We are OUT of lockdown!!!!   Dave, Ian and Julian are once again back in the studio all together talking about what we love……model building!

And in news that most of you will be disappointed with, we are going back to our usual fortnightly schedule….while it has been fun doing the show once a week, now that we are out of lockdown maintaining the shows weekly will just not be possible between work and normal life.  We hope that you understand this and would like to thank you all for being so supportive of our short run weekly schedule.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 83: Where do you buy your kits from?

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 22:25

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian have a chat about where we buy our model kits and accessories from.

We also have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bursting mail bag.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 82: What should model companies do to value add?

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 23:41

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian have a chat about what we think model companies should do to value add to kits.

We also have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bumper mail call.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 81: A base for your kit.

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 22:26

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian talk about how to display your kit on a base.

As well as that we have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bumper mail call.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 80: Rigging your kit.

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 22:42

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown continues! In this episode we talk about rigging your kit.

As well as that we have our usual whats' new in the modelling world and a bumper mail call.

And in an exclusive for our On The Bench listeners the Scale Modellers Supply is offering a 10% discount on all orders from their website…..tune in to find out about this fantastic offer!

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OTB 79: What makes a great kit?

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 22:28

G'day Benchers!  Modelling life in lockdown! We talk about what makes a great kit and well as the shock news about Wingnut Wings closing down. .

As well as that we have our usual whats new in the modelling

world and of course mail call.

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OTB 78: We are in lockdown!

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 23:32

G'day Benchers!  We are recording this in lockdown here in Oz, and as such it is against the current rules to have more than two people in the house who don’t normally live here so Julian is coming in via a hook-up.  So we are chatting about what we are doing in this strange and historic time.

As well as that we have our usual whats new in the modelling

world and of course mail call.

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OTB 77: Interview with Michael Baskette from Plastic Model Mojo Podcast.

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:56

G'day Benchers!  We have Julian back in the studio!  Also this is the start of our new weekly schedule as we do our little bit to help you out in these very trying times of pandemics and lockdowns. In this episode we are talking to Michael Baskette for the Scale Model Mojo podcast. 

 

As well as that we have our usual whats new in the modelling

world and of course mail call.

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 76: The dark art of decals

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 21:42

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode, “The dark art of decals” where we have a chat about how we do our decals, what has worked for us and also Ian explains how to use Tamiya extra thin glue to affix decals to you kit.   Unfortunately Julian is not with us as he has had a Covid-19 scare, but he is with us in spirit. 

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 75: Rambling chat about nothing

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 20:55

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode, with Dave Ian and Julian, no fixed topic today just a rambling discussion about anything and everything.

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints. 

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OTB 74: Dave is back!

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 05:53

G'day Benchers!  Dave is back from his travels around the world and tonight we hear all about his (mis)adventures!

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 73: Kit manufacturers (the good the bad and the ugly)

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:00

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of “On the bench”.  We have our usual listener mailbag along with whats' new in the modelling world. In this episode we have Robert back to talk about the good the bad and the ugly of the worlds kit manufacturers.  

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 72: What is "AMPS" judging?

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 01:00

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of “On the bench”. In this episode we are going to try and get our heads around the AMPS method of model judging.  Wish us luck!

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 71: Adding bits to your kits

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 00:56

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of “On the bench” for. We have our usual listener mailbag along with whats new in the modelling world. In this episode we are going to be talking about adding bits to your kits, from saving bits of sprue to copper wires and plastic card.

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

 

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OTB: Hello 2020!

Wed, 01/01/2020 - 04:54

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our first episode of “On the bench” for 2020. We have our usual listener mailbag along with whats new in the modelling world. In this episode we are going to be looking forward to see what we what to achieve in 2020 as well as what new kits we would like to see!

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OTB 69: The year in review.

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 06:11

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of on the bench. We have our usual listener mailbag along with whats new in the modelling world. In this episode we are going to be looking back on the year that has been and what a year it was….so many new kits announced, purchased and built as well as the fantastic support we have had from you, our loyal listeners!

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints. 

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OTB 68: From wargaming to modelling.

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 06:46

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode, and we have our usual listener mailbag, whats new in the modelling world as well as our special guest Peter Mellor to talk about the crossover of wargaming to modelling.

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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OTB 67: From the stash

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:00

G'day Benchers!  Unfortunately I've been called away to assist with fires in New South Wales so we are not able to bring you our usual show. But fear not I’ve dug deep into our “stash” to bring you the interview with Richard Alexander from Wingnut Wings.  We will be back with our regular programming in a fortnight so in the meantime enjoy and stay safe.

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OTB 66: So you want to build an armour kit?

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 06:39

Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Robert to have a chat about building armour kits.  We have a swag of listener mail to deal with and of course whats new in the modelling world.

Our European correspondent Mike reports in with a lead up for Telford.

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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