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, May 20, 2015

142: April Meeting Gallery

The theme of the April meeting was "Act Civilized", any non-military subject.  There were three theme builds and six non-theme builds as well as a few in progress builds.

Theme Builds

Mooney M20 by
Andrew White
1:48 Bandai
Custom paint with Draw Decals N-numbers

Boeing 707 by
Jim Rotramel
1:72 Heller
Aftermarket Braniff Airlines decals

1969 Chevy Nova by
Dan Yakel
1:24 AMT
Base coat/clear coat paint, Bare Metal Foil chrome trim

Non Theme Builds

P-47D Thunderbolt by
Alan Hegedus
1:48 Hobbyboss

P-47C Thunderbolt by
Joe Hegedus
1:48 Hasegawa
Cowl flaps modified to P-47C style.  Aeromaster decals for 63 FS/56FG, 1943

F-14B Tomcat by
Ryan Turgeon
1:48 Hasegawa
Resin seats, Fightertown Decals representing VF-103 Final Tomcat Cruise

F4F-4 Wildcat by
Darrin Cook
1:48 Tamiya
Eduard canopy masks, Eduard PE cockpit details.  Painted with Tamiya acrylics with graphite weathering details and an oil wash.

A-4E Skyhawk by
Nick Kessel
1:48 Monogram
KMC resin cockpit, Quickboost refueling probe, TwoBobs decals for a "Top Gun" aircraft.

Imperial Probe Droid by
David Fuller
1:72 RetroSF
All resin kit of the Imperial Probe Droid from "Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back".  Base was scratchbuilt from a cardboard tube and Sculptamold.  Added antenna from .005" music wire.

In Progress Builds

Captain America by
David Fuller
1:9 Dragon
Vinyl figure kit of Captain America.  Painted with Vallejo acrylics.

M4A3E8 Sherman by
Dan Yakel
1:35 Dragon
Added an aluminum barrel and photoetch.

KV-II by
Dan Yakel
1:35 Trumpeter
Added an aluminum barrel, photoetch, and steel tow cables.

Panther A "late" by
Dan Yakel
1:35 Dragon
Aluminum barrel, photoetch, ATAK Zimmerit, Tamiya spare tracks.

Other builds