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...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

137: September Show and Tell/In Progress

The theme of the September meeting was "Naval Aircraft of the 70's".  There were 6 theme builds, 5 completed builds, and numerous in progress builds.

Theme Builds

F-8E Crusader by Jim Rotramel
1:48 Monogram
KMC Cockpit and Nozzle, SAC Landing Gear, Paragon Flaps/Slats, Meteor Intake, Aires Wheel Wells, Modified 2 Sidewinders into AIM-9C's, Home designed rudder decals printed by Barney Kable

F-4J Phantom II by Jim Rotramel
1:48 Monogram

Blue Angels A-4F Skyhawk by Joe Hegedus
1:48 Pro Modeler
Yellowhammer decals to represent 1974 season, scratchbuilt boarding ladder housing

A-4M Skyhawk by Mike Colvin
1:48 Hasegawa

F-4J Phantom II by Gerry Whiteside
1:72 Fujimi
OOB, markings for VF-103 Sluggers, 1972 Vietnam cruise

RF-4J Phantom II by Gerry Whiteside
1:72 Hasegawa
OOB, markings for VMCJ-2 Playboys

Non-Theme Builds

JSU-122 by Dan Yakel
1:35 Dragon
Aluminum barrel, Dragon Magic Link tracks, home made tarp

P-47D Thunderbolt by Joe Hegedus
1:48 Hasegawa
OOB, mix of kit and spares box decals to represent 61FS/56FG aircraft flown by Francis Gabreski, June 1944

Wehrmacht Mounted Infantry by Mike Colvin
1:35 Tamiya
OOB with graphic tape reins and harnesses

UH-60 Blackhawk by Austin Whiteside
1:60 Testors

MiG-25BM by Doc Haugh
1:48 Kittyhawk
Frufru resin nose, scratch built intake trunking, weapons pylons for Kh 58 "Killer" missile

Modern US Army GI by Steve Lucianetti
1:35 Live Resin

In Progress Builds

Hs-129 B2/R2 by Dan Yakel
1:48 Hasegawa

Studebaker US6 Truck by Chuck Connor
1:35 ICM
OOB, enjoyable, challenging build

A-4B Skyhawk by David Fuller
1:72 Airfix
Will have markings for VA-86 Sidewinders from Xtradecal.

Skoda Radschlepper Ost by David Fuller
1:35 Riich Model

Embarassed Builders