The Southern Maryland Scale Modelers meet every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at High Tide Games, 22599 MacArthur Blvd, California, Maryland, (San Souci Plaza, between McKay's and Mission BBQ).

We are also meeting online via Zoom most Thursdays at 7pm -- an email is sent to members with meeting info.

Everyone is welcome, all we ask is that you bring a project, finished or not, theme or non-theme to share during our Show-N-Tell discussion. Okay, you don't really have to bring a project...

Friday, July 4, 2014

134: In Progress/Show and Tell

The theme for the June Meeting was "Happy Anniversary" with a sub-theme of Normandy, celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy.  There were two theme builds, thirteen completed models, and two in progress builds

Theme builds

C-47 Skytrain
by Brent Leidig
1/48 Revell Monogram
SAC landing gear with Royal Resin wheels.  Tamiya 1/48 Jeep.  Figures from Revell Monogram and Tamiya.

F/A-18E Super Hornet
by Ryan Turgeon
1/48 Hasegawa
Fightertown decals for VFA-14 90th Anniversary

Non Theme builds

Hansa-Brandenburg W.29
by Jim Rotramel
1/32 Wingnut Wings
OOB except for Master Models gun barrels

A6M5 Zero
by Mike Colvin
1/32 Minicraft/Hasegawa
OOB except for the scratchbuilt exhaust

Tiger II
by Mike Colvin
1/35 Tamiya
Aftermarket barrel and figures.  Unit from the Easter Front, Winter 1944

Little Big Horn
by John Brey
1/32 Various manufacturers
68 modified and repainted toy and kit figures in metal, resin, and plastic.  With dust cover, the diorama weighs about 20 lbs.  The single left over Indian figure didn't fit in the diorama.

Type 82 Kubelwagen
by Jonathan Wright
1/35 Tamiya
Eduard photoetched parts

Panzer III J
by Jonathan Wright
1/35 Dragon
OOB with Tamiya Acrylics

F-105D Thunderchief
by Steve Lucianetti
1/48 Hobbyboss (2 kits)
Eduard cockpit placards, Meteor ECM pods, Cobra 3000lb bombs, SAC landing gear, Superscale decals

F4U-1 Corsair
by Alan Hegedus
1/48 Testors

F9C-2 Sparrowhawk
by Joe Hegedus
1/32 Williams Brothers
Scratch built windscreen and antenna tripods on wings

Boeing F4B-4
by Joe Hegedus
1/32 Hasegawa
Yellow Wings Decals

by Joe Hegedus
1/32 Hasegawa
Scratch build antenna masts and Yellow Wings decals

F6F-3 Hellcat
by Joe Hegedus
1/48 Hasegawa
Techmod decals for VF-1, USS Yorktown, Phillipine Sea, June 1944

Ghostbusters Ecto 1
by David Fuller

In Progress Builds

1874 McClellon Saddle
by John Bray
1/6 Scratch Built
The finished saddle will be mounted on a modified Marx Toys Johnny West horse from the 1960's with a 12" George Custer figure.

Borgward IV Ausf. B demolition tank and Panzer III Ausf. J control tank
by David Fuller
1/35 Dragon
OOB, painted and weathered with Vallejo Acrylics and Mig Pigments

Embarassed Builders (no info given)

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