Thursday, 2 June 2016

Stay Tuned for CANADA DAY Contest in July

Stay Tuned for the IPMS Ottawa CANADA DAY contest next month (Wednesday 06 July 2016) when all entries are in some way related to Canada - served in, built in, etc. Get your models ready!
This is a 1/72 scale Hobbycraft (Canada) kit of the Canadair Sabre Mk4 in service with RCAF 444 Squadron. Aircraft VH-584 as it appeared from about late 1953 to early 1954

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

June 2016 IPMS Ottawa Contest

These are the entries to the IPMS Ottawa, June 2016, monthly contest.

1st Place winner - D&RGW Pile Driver OB railway cars in 1/48 scale from San Juan Car Company. The real one was built in 1891 and is now operating on the Cumbres & Toltec RR. Injection molded in gray styrene with free-rolling trucks,  working Sharon couplers, hinged tower and working rollers for upper frame. 600+ parts

2nd Place - Bristol Beaufighter TF-X Torpedo Bomber (RAF Coastal Command) in 1/48 scale from Tamiya TM61067

3rd Place - Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. J (Sd.kfz.162/2) in 1/35 scale from Tamiya 35181 built out of box.

Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier with Canadian Army invasion troops in Normandy in 1944 in 1/35 scale from Italeri #204, with Verlinden figures