Updated the ship section of the gallery with new albums for HMCS Ottawa FFH-341 from San Francisco Fleet Week 2011, Russian Tallship Pallada from it’s visit to San Francisco in 2011, 1921 vintage Tugboat Finland from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and US 1.1mm/75 Mark 1 Quad Anti-Aircraft Mount from USS Yorktown CV-10 in Patriots Point, Charleston SC.
Reminder that next meeting on Friday December 20th will be out annual holiday gift exchange, there will be no model talk during the meeting. If you want to participate in the gift exchange bring up to three gift wrapped models with you. Please read official gift exchange rules here before the meeting.
Added four new albums of the vehicles photographed at various MVCC conventions in the last couple of years – M38A1 with 106mm M40A2 Recoilless Rifle, Gama Goat Prototype, GMC CCKW-353, 2 1/2 ton, 6×6 truck with ST-6 Shop and .30 Caliber, M1917 Browning Machine Gun on a M1917A2 tripod.
Posted the photos from last weekend’s IPMS Fremont’s Tri-City Classic IX Contest. There were over 230 models on the tables and the show went off without a hitch. Thank to everyone who came to the show.
Posted four new naval themed albums – USS Bonhomme Richard LHD-6 from San Francisco Fleet Week 2011, USS Albacore AGSS-569 from Portsmouth, NH, Tugboat Maashaven from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and US 47mm Hotchkiss 5-Barrel Revolver Gun from National Museum of the United States Navy located in the Navy Yard, Washington, DC.
We’ve posted the photos of (almost) all of the models from the IPMS USA 2013 Nationals that just concluded in Loveland, CO – over 2500 photos.
We’ve also posted the Awards Presentation Slide Show that shows all of the winners for every category in the contest. The winners are posted in the reverse order – after the slide with the name of the category next model is the third place winner then second and then first.
We’ve added a new model to the Member’s Models section – United Fruit Company Freighter MV Worden scratchbuilt in 1/700 scale by Vladimir Yakubov.
Welcome to our new website! We completely redesigned the site on the new engine and with the new updated look and better functionality. Unfortunately the links to the pages on the old site will no longer work, so please update your bookmarks.