The November Meeting is Cancelled

Due to the increased COVID-related restrictions in San Diego County, the November meeting is cancelled.

The status of the December meeting will be announced at a later date.

October 2020 Meeting

We had a great meeting on Saturday, October 31. People brought in lots of great projects. Also, people brought in examples of their oldest models.

We will meet again on Saturday, November 28 at 1PM. Please check the calendar for details. The theme for the next meeting will be – “The Model with the Most Aftermarket Parts”.

Current Project Photos:

“Oldest Model” Photos:

October 2020 Project Pictures

Here are some of the projects folks were working on during October:

Sebastian Malinowski built this Revell 1/144 F-14A in an unusual paint-scheme:

Sebastian also built this Trumpeter 1/72 T-62ERA:

Ethan Idenmill finished his Tamiya 1/35 M48A3:

Ethan also started this Bandai 1/1000 Space Battleship Aldebaran (from the series Yamato 2202):

September 2020 Project Pictures

Lots of folks made good progress on their projects in September

Christopher Jonas worked on his Bandai 1/12 R4I9

Christopher also started work on a BF109E

Ethan Idenmill worked on his Tamiya 1/35 M48A3

Ethan also finished his Polar Lights 1/2500 USS Enterprise (Star Trek Discovery version)

Joe Diaz finished his Nautilus model

Robert Arnold worked on his Tamiya 1/16 King Tiger

Sebastian Malinowski finished a First to Fight 1/72 7TP Polish Tank

Sebastian also finished a 28mm Imperial Agent Corvus Belli figure

Finally, Sebastian finished a Raging Heroes 28mm Void Elf

September 2020 Meeting

We had a great informal and socially distanced meeting on Saturday, September 26 at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex.

We had lots of great models brought for show and tell. The theme was “what subject do you have the most kits of?” Scott Pence had the most with well over 30 kits of Sherman tanks.

One more note – this website won the IPMS USA Website of the Year for 2020!

Model Swap Meet November 7

There will be a model swap meet hosted by the San Diego Air and Space Museum on Saturday, November 7.

Please see the attached flyer.

Please note that this is not an IPMS San Diego event.

Model Swap Meet Flyer November 2020

August Project Pictures

We had a lot of projects in the works and completed during August. See below!

Works in Progress

Christopher Jonas started work on a Bandai 1/12 Star Wars R4I9:

Joe Diaz made a lot of progress on his XPlus Nautilus

Ethan Idenmill worked on his Polar Lights 1/2500 USS Enterprise (Star Trek: Discovery Version):

Ethan Idenmill also made a lot of progress on his Tamiya 1/35 M48A3:

Completed Projects

Sebastian Malinowski completed this Arma Hobby 1/72 P.11C:

Sebastian Malinowski also completed this First to Fight 1/72 Sd.Kfz 263 6RAD:

Christopher Jonas completed this Bandai Green Tiger Dom Mobile Suit:

Dim Chen completed this Aoshima 1/24 Nissan Skyline 4DR 200 GT-X Special 50163:

Rodrigo Rendon completed this Tamiya 1/48 F-14A Carrier Deck Diorama:

Armita Pebdani completed this Bandai Armored Trooper Votoms Diorama:

IPMS USA Nationals 2021 Website and Flyers

The 2021 IPMS USA Nationals will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 18-21. The website is here –

Flyers are below:

August 2020 Meeting

We had a great informal meeting at the Air and Space Museum Annex at Gillespie Field. Lots of great models and works in progress – pictures are below.

For our next meeting in September – we will have a theme: A subject of which you have build multiple models over your life. How many have you built? Why that subject?

The August Meeting will be on the 22nd

The August meeting has been moved from Saturday, August 29, to Saturday August 22. We apologize for the confusion.