Members of IPMS San Diego before the meeting.
The June Contest Committee had a brief meeting before the general meeting, chaired by our Contest Coordinator, Manny Gutsche
Dan Costa returned with students from Bonsall High School to see what is possible with scale models.
IPMS San Diego President Mike O'Leary, First Vice President David Nielsen and Secretary Joel Hendricks opened the general meeting
IPMS San Diego Treasurer Gary Williams gave the Treasurer's Report
For show n' tell, Mike Potter brought a 1/350 L'Arsenal Higgens PT Boat
Mike Potter's 1/350 L'Arsenal Higgens PT Boat
David Hansen returned with his 1/32 Tamiya F-4U2 Corsair, now well into the construction and initial painting phase.
David Hansen's 1/32 Tamiya F-4U2 Corsair
Mike O'Leary brought in a 1/32 Wingnuts Wings First World War Fokker DVII cockpit and a 1/35 WWII Soviet truck
Mike O'Leary's 1/32 Wingnut Wings Fokker DVII cockpit
Mike O'Leary's 1/35 WWII Soviet truck
Manny Gutsche brought in his 1/72 F-16
Manny Gutsche's 1/72 F-16
Gil Barron brought in a 1/35 Tamiya SdKfz 251 and a 1/48 Zvezda Me 109F-4
Gil Barron's 1/35 Tamiya SdKfz 251 Kanonewagen. Gil says that it is a very high quality kit with good fit all-around.
Gil Barron's 1/48 Zvezda Me 109F-4. Gil says that this kit is also of very good quality with lots if nice details.
Ethan Idenmill brought in his 1/72 Trumpeter Strv 103c Swedish tank
Ethan Idenmill's 1/72 Trumpeter Strv 103c tank. Ethan is in the process of adding small details like morter tube caps and chains.
Dan Swiersz brought in a 1/32 Hasegawa TA-4J and a 1/32 Trumpeter F-100
Dan Swiersz' 1/32 Trumpeter F-100. He is converting this from an A to a D model, with lots of changes.
Dan Swiersz' 1/32 Hasegawa TA-4J in Miramar Adversary markings.
John Ball brought in his 1/24 Revell F-1
John Ball's 1/24 Revell F-1
Jerry Jackson brought in his 1/700 Fujimi Japanese Hybrid Battleship Carrier Ise
The bow of Jerry Jackson's 1/700 Fujimi Ise. He used a Rainbow Models detail set.
The stern of Jerry Jackson's Ise.
Gary Williams' 1/48 Grumman TBD-1C
Alberto Ramos brought in this 1/48 Sandspeeder, heavily converted from a P-51D kit.
Alberto Ramos' sandspeeder coversion.
Marc Manuzon brought in a1/48 AFV Club Tiger and a 1/35 M1A1 Abrams
Marc Manuzon's 1/48 AFV Club Tiger
Marc Manuzon's 1/35 M1A1 Abrams
Gary Williams brought in a fleet of 1/48 scale WWII aircraft. He explained how he was inspired to build models by his father's experiences during the Second World War.
Gary Williams' 1/48 WWII aircraft.
Gary William's 1/48 Westland Whirlwind
Gary Williams' 1/48 Curtis P-40B
Gary Williams' 1/48 Mistubishi Zero
Gary Williams' Douglas TBD Devastator
Gary Williams' 1/48 Douglas SBD-3
Gary Williams' 1/48 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat
Gary Williams' 1/48 Grumman TBF-1C
Mark Knowlton brought in a 1/35 M4A4 Italieri Sherman tank and a 1/48 Revell D3A1 Val Dive Bomber
Mark Knowlton's 1/35 Italieri M4A4 Sherman Tank
Mark Knowlton's 1/48 Revell D3A1 Val Dive Bomber