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OTB 51: Old and second hand kits.

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:34

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Michael Gibson to discuss old and second hand kits. Love them? Hate them? Why buy them and how do you make them shine?

 

We are also going to be having a look at whats new in the modelling world.

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OTB 50 *Special Episode* Balancing your hobby with your relationships

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 21:32

In this Special Episode Dave and Ian are joined by Martin Reid and Michelle Goldfinch  to discuss balancing your hobby with your relationships.  We have had a large number of emails about this topic so we have decided to do a one off special on the subject.  While this episode does not follow our usual format we hope that you will find it interesting and informative.  For those of you who, like me, are blessed with the perfect modelling partner, this might not be the episode that you are expecting, but let me reassure you that this special episode is a “one off”.

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OTB 49: Modern Aussie Armour

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 08:29

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Troy to talk modern Aussie Armour……what kits to buy what paint to use and where to go for reference material.

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OTB 48: The in's and out's of Model Clubs

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:14

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Martin Reid to talk about Model clubs……how to get the best out of your club, how to find one in your area and if you don’t have one near you, how to set one up.

We also look at whats new in the modelling world as well as discussing the new Gotha from Wingnut Wings.

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OTB 47: Lets just chat about nothing but Models!

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 07:50

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Chris Dowsett to talk about nothing……thats' right no subject this week just a chat about whatever ticks our fancy so long as it is model and model related.

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OTB 46: Space models science only, no fiction.

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:44

Space!! In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Troy Henderson discussing building space models. In this fascinating episode we will try and cover off what models are available for you to build and how to build them.

We will also be looking at what is new in the modelling world as well as doing a little bit of house keeping from the last episode and some listener mail.

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OTB 45: Building model ships.

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:42

Building ships!! In this Episode Dave Ian and Julian are joined by Michael Gibson to try and discuss all aspects of plastic model ship building.

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OTB 44: The Battle of France: Allied Tanks.

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 21:43

Allied tanks in the battle of France. In this Episode Dave Ian and Julian are joined by Robert to have a discussion about the Allied tanks that were used in the battle of France. We talk about the actual battle, the tanks used and what kits are available to model this fascinating slice of history. 

Also we have a look at whats new in the modelling world with a run down of new releases for the Nuremberg toy fair.

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OTB 43: Painting and Weathering

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 00:30

Painting and Weathering. In this Episode Dave has been called away to help with the bushfires so we have dug out an interview that we did way back in episode 9 all about painting and weathering. In the interview, Dave and Ian are joined by Chris Dowset to talk about painting and weathering.

We will be back with our regular show when Dave gets back.

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OTB 42: Production line modelling

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:30

Production line modelling. In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Steve Keogh to talk about production line modelling. Steve has made a name for himself in local modelling circles with his passion for long production runs of same type of models, in this case the FW-190. We catch up with what the boys have been doing and of course look at what is new in the modelling world.

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OTB 41: When things go wrong.

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 06:49

When thing go wrong. In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian talk about when the best laid plans and intentions turn into plastic armageddon and how (if) you can recover.

Also what goals do we have for 2019?

And of course we look what is new in the modelling world for 2019.

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OTB 40: The Vietnam Air War

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 06:56

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by special guest Adam Dormer to have a talk about the Vietnam air war in general and specifically Adam’s build of the Trumpeter 1/32 scale Republic F-105D Thunderchief and his Tamiya 1/48 scale Douglas A-1J Skyraider. We look what is new in the modelling world and chat about the year in review.

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OTB 39: How our hobby is helping Vets with PTSD

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 22:06

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian look what is new in the modelling world and how our hobby is helping veterans with PTSD. We also discuss the concept of the “Gentleman Modeller”, over-coming online abuse and trolls.

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OTB 38: Let's talk about 1/144 scale aircraft!

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 06:50

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are are joined by Chris talking about whats new in the modelling world. Also we will be having a talk about 1/144 scale aircraft, some of the advantages and disadvantages compared to other scales.

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OTB 37: Dave is back from his travels!

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:35

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are back in the studio talking about Dave’s trip around the world and some of the museums that he visited.

We  look at what is new in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

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OTB 36. What does the future hold for modelling?

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:00

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are again joined by Chris to chat about what the future holds for modelling.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

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OTB 35. A new 1/32 scale Lancaster!

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:22

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Chris to discuss the news of the Wing Nut Wings 1/32 scale Lancaster. We also talk about where and how you display such large models and on top of that have a jam-packed segment on whats' new in the modelling world.

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OTB 34: Tips and tricks with hairy sticks.

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 08:02

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Chris who will educate us on the old hairy stick, otherwise known as the paint brush. We also have a jam-packed segment on whats new in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

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OTB 33: Building Soviet WW 2 tanks.

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 09:21

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Robert who is discussing Soviet tanks of WW2. We also have a  look at whats new in the modelling world, as well as our segment on modelling tips.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

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OTB 32: Stencil and silhouette cutters

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:44

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Troy who talks about his silhouette cutting machine and how it can be used to make masks and stencils. We also have a  look at whats new in the modelling world, as well as our segment on modelling tips.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts