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  • Member since
    December 2002
It has been a while
Posted by SNOOPY on Sunday, February 11, 2024 9:13 AM

I have been away from modeling for 9 to 10 years.  When I was into it I was not that good.  First issue is, I have a problem with my eyes in that I do not see colors like everyone else.  I forget what it is called but let's say for arguement I cannot pass an eye color test.  Second, I really like RC airplanes so that has consumed for years.

I have just moved from Upstate New York to Charlotte, North Carolina.  I was wondering if anyone could give me some pointers on what to expect down here.  Also I may need a new airbrush and compressor so any suggests there would be helpful.  Then the IPMS scene in North Carolina, are there clubs close by and how do I get affiliated with them?

All suggestions would be helpful.  I have a bunch of models I want to build before my eye sight get worse.  A lot of subjects I would like to do also.

Thank you,

Scott

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, February 11, 2024 11:33 AM

Welcome aboard,I live in WNC,but not much into the modeling clubs.I went to a couple of meetings of a club that meets at the Hickory Airport in Hickory first Saturday of the month,also a great Hobbytown in Hickory,owners a model guy,great selection of kits and supplies.There is a show in the Columbia SC area on 6/8

  • Member since
    December 2002
Posted by SNOOPY on Sunday, February 11, 2024 12:24 PM

Thanks for the shout out.  After I get settled in I will have to check out that Hobby Town.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, February 11, 2024 1:18 PM

Welcome!  

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Monday, February 12, 2024 12:03 PM

Hi Scott!

 Welcome Aboard! Look around and don't forget to ask questions when you go to that Hobby Town! If there's I.P.M.S.activity they'll probably know where!

fox
  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Monday, February 12, 2024 3:51 PM

Welcome to the Forums Scott! Glad to have you aboard! Look forward to seeing your builds.

Stay safe.

Jim Captain

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench: Artesania Latina  (aka) Artists in the Latrine 1/75 Bluenose II

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

  • Member since
    September 2006
  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 12:30 PM

Welcome back!

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