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November 2021 Meeting

Our November, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 20th at 1PM at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex in El Cajon. The theme was “your most expensive model”. Thanks to Christopher Jonas for taking pictures.




October 2021 Project Pictures

We had lots of projects in the works in October.

Christopher Jonas continued work on his Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III:

Ethan Idenmill worked on a box-scale Baltimore city bench wood kit:

Ethan also continued work on his Hasegawa 1/72 F-16I:

Hossam Ali made a box-scale Benetton B192 M. Schumacher & M.Brundle Belgian GP 1992 paper model:

Richard Perkins worked on his ICM 1/35 Liberty Truck:

Robert Arnold continued work on his Tamiya 1/16 Kingtiger:

Sebastian Malinowski finished this First to Fight 1/72 Sd.Kfz 231 8-RAD:

Sebastian also finished this Trumpeter 1/72 E75 Flakpanzer:

Finally, Sebastian finished this Trumpeter 1/72 StuG III Ausf F:




October 2021 Meeting

Our October meeting was held on Saturday, the 30th at the San Diego Air and Space Annex in Santee. The theme was “Your oldest shelf-queen”. We had lots models brought in. Pictures are below.

Our November meeting will be held one week early, on Saturday, the 20th at 1PM at the same location (335 Kenney Street, Santee). The theme will be “Your most expensive model.”

Happy modeling!




September 2021 Projects

We had lots of great projects starting, continuing and completed in September.

Christopher Jonas continued work on his Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III.

Ethan Idenmill worked on his Hasegawa 1/72 F-16I and started work on a Heller 1/400 frigate “Le Corse”.

Hossam Ali built this paper model of an F-15C.

Robert Arnold continued work on his Tamiya 1/16 King Tiger.

Sebastian Malinowski built a First to Fight 1/72 H35, a Hobby Boss 1/72 He-162, a Hobby Boss 1/72 P-39Q-15, and a Trumpeter 1/72 StuG III Ausf F.




Orangecon 2021

Orangecon 2021 was held on Saturday, October 2. IPMS San Diego member Christopher Jonas took lots of great pics!




September 2021 Meeting

We held our September meeting and annual (late) summer pizza party on Saturday, September 25 starting at noon. Folks brought lots of great models. The theme was “your most disappointing model”. Pictures are below.

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, October 30 at 1PM at the Gillespie Field annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. The theme will be “a model you started but never finished”.

Per IPMS USA –
“In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither IPMS/USA nor its Chapters are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses. Those planning to attend this event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.



August 2021 Project Pictures

We had a lot of great projects in the works in August.

Christopher Jonas continued work on his Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III – adding lots of photo-etch:

Ethan Idenmill finished his Fujimi 1/700 IJN Heavy Cruiser Chikuma. He used his Badger paint-stirrer to make the wake foam:

Ethan Idenmill also restarted his Hasegawa 1/72 F-16I, a stalled project:

Robert Arnold continued work on his Tamiya 1/16 King Tiger:

Sebastian Malinowski finished his Mirage Hobby 1/400 ORP White 14 Polish submarine:

Sebastian Malinowski also finished this Tamiya 1/35 Panzer II:

Happy modeling!




Model Swap Meet and Seminars – Saturday, November 13 – “Get your face out of that flat screen!”

On Saturday, November 13, IPMS San Diego will host at the Gillespie Field Annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum a model swap meet and series of seminars. The swap meet runs from 9AM to 2PM and the seminars run from 10AM to noon. Please see the attached flyer or the calendar event.

 

For those who would like to vend, please email Manny Gutsche at SDIPMSExpo@gmail.com. For those who would like to participate in a seminar, please email Richard Abraham at president@ipmssd.org.
The flier can be downloaded here – swapmeet2021
Per IPMS USA –
“In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither IPMS/USA nor its Chapters are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses. Those planning to attend this event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.”

 

Happy Modeling!



August 2021 Meeting

Our August, 2021 meeting was held on Saturday, the 28th at 1PM at the Gillespie Field annex of the San Diego Air and Space Museum. We had lots of great models. The theme for this month was “the model with the most aftermarket parts”.

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, September 25th at the same location at noon (the time will change for that meeting only). The theme will be “your most disappointing model”.

Happy modeling!




IPMS USA Nationals 2021 – Las Vegas, NV

Nationals was held at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 18-21.

General pictures from around the convention vendor room, contest room and seminars

The best in show winner was a scratch-built Skycrane by Randy Rothhaar

Best in category winners

Aircraft models from this year’s IPMS USA National Convention

Armor models

Automotive models

Dioramas

Figures

Juniors

Miscellaneous

Science Fiction and Real Space

Ships