2015

December 2015 Meeting Photos

December 2015 Meeting Photos

Here are pictures of a few of the models at the December 2015 meeting.

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November Meeting, Presentation by Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has agreed to come to the November meeting and give a presentation on model kit design.  Bob has worked at Monogram and later Revell-Monogram as a draftsman/designer, Hobby Product Manager and Director of Marketing and Product Development.   The “Outside your comfort zone” club contest is being pushed back to the December meeting.

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Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon SnapTite Kit #85-1633 by Martin Schultz I had heard that there were going to be some new kit releases covering a range of skill levels to “Tie” in with the new movie coming out in 2015. I stopped at my local Target store and they had one of […]

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April meeting models

Here is a link to photos of the models on display at the April meeting.  New photos are towards the bottom.   The April Fools contest was postponed to next month, so finish up those models! https://picasaweb.google.com/108282433350787472041/KSMMeetingPhotos?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCJ_74o-O0L2zHQ&feat=directlink

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Pasta and Plastic, June 20

Event organizer: TRIAD Plastic Modeling SocietyDate: Saturday June 20, 2015Place: Plainfield United Methodist Church, 214 Spencer St. NE, Grand Rapids (New name may be Creston Reformed Church)Time: Door opens 2 PMCost: $7 per attendee to cover cost of food, awards, and entry fee for five models. Each additional model entry is $1.Contest categories: Dioramas/vignettes, figures, […]

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Spud Ensing Estate Sale

SPUD ENSING ESTATE COLLECTION I would like everyone in the club to know that at the April 28th meeting of IPMS/West Michigan I will be bringing in at least 12 boxes of books and other item from dad’s estate to make them available to modelers attending the meeting. All items will be offered at no cost to […]

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Passing of Eugene “Spud” Ensing

Passing of Eugene “Spud” Ensing

Ensing, Eugene Charles 12/31/1926 – 1/17/2015 Rockford Mr. Eugene “Spud” Ensing of Rockford, age 88 went home to his Lord and Savior Saturday, January 17, 2015. He was born in Grand Rapids to Gerritt and Dorothy (Hart) Ensing in 1926. Spud served his county and flag in the US Navy during WWII and in the […]

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Shenyang J-15 Chinese Navy Fighter

Shenyang J-15 Chinese Navy Fighter

  Background During the 1970’s Russia started the development of modern carrier borne fighter aircraft. The Sukhoi design team started with their basic Su-27 Flanker and added such carrier items as tail-hook, folding wings and structural improvements plus a set of forward canard wings to produce their proposal, the Su-33. The Shenyang company of China […]

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