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  • Member since
    November 2005
Hello from the Buckeye State
Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, March 4, 2003 11:03 PM
Hi, my name is Don, I've just recently joined the forum and I really like what I've seen so far. My dad got me hooked on modeling when I was a kid, a long time ago. Over the past 10 years or so I haven't built many "plastic" models since I started building radio controlled aircraft in the early 90's. Those projects can really occupy your work bench for a long time. Also, balsa dust and airbrushing...not a good combination. Eventhough I haven't built much plastic lately I have, however, kept up with the journals, FSM since '84, IPMS, etc. and I joined a local club. From the looks of my closet, I'd better start building again. I think my kits are like rabbits, when the lights go out they've been multiplying. When I do get the plastic off a box it's 1/48 scale aircraft from golden age to modern, with a majority in the WWII era so far. I love the variety of subject matter. If its got wings...I'll build it. What I really enjoy is the relaxation the hobby provides, commraderie with fellow modelers, sharing techniques and admirering others finished projects. It's just plane fun. As I get going again I really want to improve my weathering skills. I admire those of you out there that have mastered this fine art. I always try to learn from each project but if I mess up...well there's another kit in the closet just waiting for some glue. I think I hear that P-38 calling my name or is it that Accurate Miniatures P-51A, decisions decisions. Happy modeling and have fun. Don
  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 10:46 AM
Hello there...

I too take keen interest in rc aircraft.. but have'nt gone beyond the high wing trainer types... cos I dont have the financial back up for building an R/c aircraft...hahaha!! It takes months for a student to even buy a four channel radio... Anyway welcome back to this great hobby and hope you can share your knowledge with the rest of us here... The guys here are very helpful and will only be glad to reply as soon as possible.....

Cheers,
Nandakumar
  • Member since
    December 2012
Posted by FreedomEagle1953 on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 5:05 PM
Hello rcplane ...

Glad to see that you have joined and have taken the time to introduce yourself ...

Sounds like you have a great love of things with wings ... as many of us do. This FSM community forum will be an asset to your hobby. Here is hoping that you can find the time to stop by often, read alot of posts ... post alot yourself and just share your knowledge of the hobby with others ... as they share their knowledge with you ... makes for a great web site!

FreedomEagle1953

Chicago, IL area

"keep on building 'em ... but don't glue your fingers together"

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