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2019 IPMS in Chatanooga

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  • Member since
    August 2019
Posted by johnfromiwo on Friday, August 16, 2019 1:07 AM
Chattanooga Was A Awesome Show.It Was My Very First National

You Got A Tank In Me You Got A Tank In Me When The Road Is Up Ahead And Your Miles And Miles From Your Nice Warm Bed.Just Remember What Your Old Pal Said Cause You Got A Tank In Me LOL----happy modeling 

  • Member since
    January 2014
Posted by Silver on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 7:49 PM

They ment well for detail but they are missing lots of internal plumbing for such a cut-away look.The engines are great and have room for wiring and parts.Internal control lines front to rear is needed and so on.I wuuld get one and super detail it all the way.

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Saturday, August 10, 2019 7:24 PM

Omaha 2022

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Saturday, August 10, 2019 7:21 PM

Las Vegas 2021

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    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Saturday, August 10, 2019 5:35 AM
Sweet score! If it's anything like their Tomcat kit, it'll be big on the tables next year. I counted 16 1/48 Tomcat builds, and all but 2 were Tamiya.
  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by TheMongoose on Friday, August 9, 2019 11:24 PM

mississippivol

Tamiya gave the Nats 300 P-38 kits. They gave each registrant a ticket for a chance to buy at a neat price. My number hasn't shown yet, but I'm hoping!

 

I managed to score one. probably my favorite of the wwii fighters growing up. I’ve just taken a brief look and it sure seems to have the right level of detail. The test will be in how the booms align and how it assembles. I may to push some planned builds out to put this on the bench next month!

In the pattern: A 23-Window MicroBus and an F-100 SuperSabre (foiled)!

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Friday, August 9, 2019 7:56 PM

Tamiya gave the Nats 300 P-38 kits. They gave each registrant a ticket for a chance to buy at a neat price. My number hasn't shown yet, but I'm hoping!

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Friday, August 9, 2019 7:50 PM
  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Friday, August 9, 2019 7:49 PM

Georgia Guard fighters

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, August 9, 2019 6:31 PM

Yes, thanks for the pics. I can now at least visit the show vicariously as I had to cancel my visit.

-Greg

  • Member since
    July 2004
  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Friday, August 9, 2019 11:15 AM

Man that F-104 looks good! Wow!

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Friday, August 9, 2019 5:57 AM

Thanks for the pics - great stuff as usual.  Don't know how the judges decide - so much goodness.

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Friday, August 9, 2019 5:53 AM
  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Friday, August 9, 2019 5:45 AM
No worries, and you're correct about that kit. It is a gem. It's not my cup of tea, but those Phantom kits are singing their siren song!
  • Member since
    November 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Friday, August 9, 2019 4:59 AM

The gentleman was the boss of ZM himself. Better known as "The Old Man".

This looks like it is going to be an absolute cracker. Possibly their best yet!

Don't be put off by the apparent complexity of the kit. The instructions are superb and the fit is just out of this world! Already thinking about display options!

Telford is going to be very expensive for me this year!!

 

Thanks for the pictures

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:07 PM

I am totally blown away at this place...at this point, I don't know which way to turn, Wooohooo!

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:03 PM

I tried to, but as soon as I started taking pics, this very nice gentleman who didn't speak English started  putting the display and other pieces in my hands. He showed me the cowling, and I was shocked at how thin the plastic was. It was amazing! Here's the pics that I got

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  • Member since
    November 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:20 AM

Not the US show, but I am already in planning for Telford here in the UK In November.

I usually run a military operation which involves 3 trains there and back a taxi and carrying facilities for the expected haul!

Usually my main purchasing weekend of the year. My equivalent of your Black Friday!

the final test shots of ZM's HS 129 will be there and I do want to see the plastic. The 3D print at Telford last year had me drooling and I do want to see what could be in retail boxes at Telford!

Thanks in anticipation!

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:18 PM
Planning for Friday and Saturday.
  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by TheMongoose on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:19 PM

5-1/2 hrs in the truck for me. Lots of big 1/32 scale boxes to haul out there!

In the pattern: A 23-Window MicroBus and an F-100 SuperSabre (foiled)!

  • Member since
    January 2009
  • From: hamburg michigan
Posted by fermis on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 1:16 PM

So, who's going to be there?

I have secured myself a V-tail Bonanza for the trip...3 hours of flying beats the hell out of 9+ hours of driving!!!

  • Member since
    November 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Monday, July 29, 2019 5:59 PM

I have a plan for these.

I want to build two of the B2 with different armament and a seperate main gun display.

I want to build the B3 complete and another but with bombs and have the 75mm with the workings on a stand, like the B2.

I might build another one of each with the port fuselage off to display the interior with the guns mounted etc.... There's so much to see!

I can get hold of the maintenence manuals for this bird too so adding extra wiring etc should be possible.

It is amazing just what the boys are doing now and the possibilities that open up!

This year at Telford it is going to be a very expensive year, but with some fantastic stuff added to the stash. Well worth sitting on these until the extras and the metal barrels become available!

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Monday, July 29, 2019 5:48 PM

snapdragonxxx

could some nice person going to the show visit the Zoukei Mura Booth, say Hello to the Old Man and take some good, clear close up photos of the Hs129's?

 

To whet your appetite:

I'm eagerly awaiting the Henschel too.  For me, it's gotta be the 75mm cannon version.

  • Member since
    November 2004
Posted by snapdragonxxx on Monday, July 29, 2019 3:24 PM

could some nice person going to the show visit the Zoukei Mura Booth, say Hello to the Old Man and take some good, clear close up photos of the Hs129's?

  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by TheMongoose on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:44 PM

They have the forms online. You have to print, complete and bring with you.

http://www.ipmsnationals.com/Model-Registration.aspx

In the pattern: A 23-Window MicroBus and an F-100 SuperSabre (foiled)!

  • Member since
    June 2016
Posted by TxAggie05 on Friday, June 28, 2019 5:47 PM

I’ve registered, but where do I get the forms for model entries?  Do they have any way to enter the info online?  Will I get entry forms there and fill them out?

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Sunday, June 16, 2019 9:58 AM

Tojo72
but now I have to to go on a beach vacation at that time.

Life sure can be a bear sometimes, eh Tojo?

Stick out tongue

-Greg

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, June 16, 2019 7:34 AM

Was really looking forward to going,only a couple of hours away,but now I have to to go on a beach vacation at that time. Cool I guess either way is a winner.

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:15 PM

EdGrune
Greg -- Here's your reminder

Thank you!!!!

Kensar, thank you for sharing that communication. Yes

-Greg

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