Thursday, 4 January 2018

January 2018 IPMS Ottawa Contest

These are all of the entries to the IPMS Ottawa, Janaury 2018, monthly contest (ad hoc). 

The weather was awful, and initial turnout was rather small....





FIRST PLACE WINNER


Fokker Dr.1 in 1:48 scale by Eduard, with streaking decals on the upper wing surfaces.







SECOND PLACE WINNER




HMCS Crusader in 1:350 scale, heavily converted and lengthened.




THIRD PLACE WINNER

Harvard-2 in 1:48 by Ibex.




OTHER ENTRIES


3D printed 1:72 scale Canadian Army ATV

Nazi He-177 conversion to He-277, in 1:72 scale by Airfix

Nazi Me-109G in 1:48 scale by Academy

Yale trainer in 1:72 scale by AZ models


Chipmunk trainer in 1:72 scale by AZ models

Commander Zerkova in 60mm scale by Privateer Press

1/2 tonne Doge truck in US Army colours in 1:35 scale by Italeri and Tamiya

2015 Stingray C7 Corvette in 1:25 scale from Revell


DISPLAY ONLY





WORK IN PROGRESS






Pocher 1:4 scale Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale S, by Fearless Leader

Pocher 1:4 scale Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale S, by Fearless Leader


Thursday, 7 December 2017

December 2017 IPMS Ottawa Contest

These are all of the entries to the IPMS Ottawa, December 2017, monthly contest (out-of-box theme). Each entry must be accompanied by the instruction sheet. Turnout was very low, but there were a lot of models being built and several non-competition items on display.


FIRST PLACE WINNER


Revell 1:25 scale HAWAIIAN CHARGER finished with Tamiya spray can paints.

Revell 1:25 scale HAWAIIAN CHARGER finished with Tamiya spray can paints.



SECOND PLACE WINNER


Tamiya 1:35 scale Ford GPA amphibious jeep, France, c. 1944.

Tamiya 1:35 scale Ford GPA amphibious jeep, France, c. 1944.



THIRD PLACE WINNER
Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat. Model by John Clearwater.

Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat

Monogram 1:8 scale "The Black Knight" done in Alclad black base coat


OTHER ENTRIES
1:72 scale Polish Air Force PLZ-11 fighter with hand-painted markings.
1:72 scale Polish Air Force PLZ-11 fighter with hand-painted markings.

The arms are attached with magnets so they can be changed out for other arms.

Academy 1:1 scale "Da Vinci Clock". No glue - no paint - and it works!
Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. This was the first externally-carried US nuclear weapon.

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 

Valom 1:72 scale Mark-7 atomic bomb on cart. 


DISPLAY ONLY


A work-in-progress as the builder tries to custom make a rag-top for the model which does not have any roof in the kit.










MODELS BEING BUILT


Early days on the Lockheed build

Soon to be disassembled and rebuilt with a new instrument panel

The Pocher 1:4 scale all-metal engine for a Ducati motorcycle

The Pocher 1:4 scale all-metal engine for a Ducati motorcycle

How does he paint them with so many details ?!?!

Soon to be yellow and sport racing numbers.

Because Mom told him to build her a Spanish Galeon!


MODELERS AT WORK





Merry Christmas, everybody!
May Santa Clause bring you all the kits you desire!