2014

Site issues….

Recent update with WordPress has been causing an issue that cause our admin page to have problems so I have temporarily disabled our current theme.  If I can get the original theme back I will put it back up, otherwise we might have to switch themes.

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Hasegawa F6F-5E in GLORIOUS SEA BLUE…or “Another one rescued from…….wait for it……..THE SHELF OF DOOOOOOMMMM!

Hasegawa F6F-5E in GLORIOUS SEA BLUE…or “Another one rescued from…….wait for it……..THE SHELF OF DOOOOOOMMMM!

This is the Hasegawa F6F-3 that I screwed up while TRYING to remove the plastic for the windows behind the cockpit. After a time…long time, I decided to fix it and build a -5 version. After looking through all of my Hellcat pics one, the -5E, jumped out at me and said “BUILD ME” (Maybe […]

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2015 Club Meeting Topics

We had some time at the November meeting to work up a list of meeting topics for 2015.  More detail will be coming on some of the items. January: Painting: techniques and maintenance February: Tools:  Bring your favorite tool, gadget or technique and be prepared to talk about it for a couple of minutes. March: […]

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2014 Contest Results Available

Pete Litwinchuk has posted the 2014 contest results on the Grand Rapids Club Webpage.  Here is the link. http://home.comcast.net/~wmiipms/Galleries/2014/Kontest/2014Results.htm

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Star Trek: Voyager USS Prometheus By Martin Schultz

Star Trek: Voyager USS Prometheus By Martin Schultz

This is the third Furuta kit that I have built. I purchased this along with the other two kits  on ebay and this one cost me $14.99. This kit was also part of the volume 2 release and scales out at 1:2975. Like the other kit, it came in a simple black bag. There are 4 […]

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October 2014 Meeting Photos

Here is a link to some pictures from the October Meeting. Pictures  

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Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine

Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine

This is the Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine.  I bought this back when Great Models was still around and they had it on clearance figuring it would be something simple to build and get something completed.  It’s a really simple build, consisting of something like 10 or 11 parts of which 3 are […]

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September 2014 Meeting

September 2014 Meeting

Here are some photos of the models on display at the September Meeting.  I also took a couple of shots of Carter Scales while he was doing a demo on stretching sprue.  

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July Meeting Photos

July Meeting Photos

Here are some photos I took at the July meeting.

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Pro Modeler & Revell of Germany 1/48 F4U-5N and -5NL in gorgeous GSB!!! OR Two more off the SHELF OF DOOM (add echo effect).

Pro Modeler & Revell of Germany 1/48 F4U-5N and -5NL in gorgeous GSB!!! OR Two more off the SHELF OF DOOM (add echo effect).

I decided since I had two of these kits I would build em both at the same time as it would make things easy…..right? Both are out of box except the True Details cockpits(Very, VERY nice set) and both are in Korean War era markings. Really, is there anything more lovely than Gloss Sea Blue?!!! […]

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