Model Expo 2021 – Categories 28-37 – Automotive
Best Automotive – 1935 Morgan by Mike English
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:
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:
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?
July 2020 Model Project Pictures
Although the July meeting was cancelled, there were lots of model projects underway!
Bob Ekstrom completed his E2C Hawkeye, from VAW-123 “Screwtops”. It is a Fujimi, 1/72 kit.
Alberto Ramos built his diorama of a Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer, wrecked on Jakku.
Dim Chen built his Karl Mortar diorama.
Jeremy Jiao completed his Tamiya 1/24th Mazda 787b.
Ethan Idenmill finished his Tamiya 1/350 I-400 submarine, started work on a Polar Lights 1/2500 Star Trek USS Enterprise and continued work on his Tamiya 1/35 M-48A3.
IPMS USA 2019 Nationals
IPMS USA 2019 Nationals were held August 7-10 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The following are pictures from the convention.
Pictures from the Convention Center, Vendor Room and Contest Room:
The Popular and Judges’ Best of Show (both awards went to the same model):
The Best in Each Category:
Military Vehicle and Artillery Models:
Science-Fiction and Real-Space:
Miscellaneous, Hypothetical, Humor in Modeling and Triathlon:
San Diego Model Expo 2019
San Diego Model Expo took place on Saturday, June 1, at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Annex on the north side of Gillespie Field. IPMS San Diego co-hosted it with the San Diego Model Car Club in association with the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Model Contest – Juniors