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, September 16, 2015

145: August Show and Tell

The August Meeting had a dual theme.  First up was "Amnesty", any project which didn't meet the deadline for a previous theme.  And the second theme was a group build of the AMT 1:48 P-40.  There were two P-40 builds and three Amnesty builds.  There were also three completed builds and five in-progress builds.

P-40 Group Build

by Mike Colvin
1:48 AMT
Eduard PE Instrument panel and seatbelts.  Markings represent an example from the North Africa campaign.

by Bill Suggs
1:48 AMT
P-40N base kit with resin P-40F nose conversion to make a long tail P-40F.  True Details resin cockpit, Eduard color PE panel, Squadron vac canopy, Eagle Strike Decals for an example from the 79th FG, Italy 1943.

Amnesty theme


Spitfire HFVI
by Tim Holland
1:72 Airfix
A 1974 mold Spitfire Vb converted to a VI by modifying the wingtips, adding a spare 4 blade Rotol propellor, AZ models decals, and Master brass barrels.  Represents a unit from 310 Sqn in Scotland

Friend and Foe

REAF Spitfire IXc and IAF Spitfire IXe
by Tim Holland
1:72 Airfix and AZ Model
The REAF model started as an Airfix IXc and was modified with a Master brass cannon, 3D-kits narrow bulges and propellor, and Techmod decals.  The IAF model started as an AZModel kit with Master brass cannons and Techmod decals.

Finished Models

Space Shuttle
by Jim Rotramel
1:144 Revell
Added Cutting Edge engines and decals.

F-4F Phantom II
by Jim Rotramel
1:32 Revell
Sierra Hotel inlets and nozzles, Master pitot tube and AOA probes, Tamiya wing tanks, crew members from an Academy Hornet.

Tiger I
by Mike Colvin
1:48 Tamiya
Aftermarket barrel and Zimmerit

In Progress builds

M-47 Patton
by Dan Yakel
1:35 Italeri
Aluminum barrel

M10 Tank Destroyer
by Dan Yakel
1:35 AFV Club
Scratch built ammo cradles and dental floss straps

Valentine Mk.I
by Dan Yakel
1:35 AFV Club
Aluminum barrel and Photo Etch

F/A-18F Super Hornet
by Andy Frill
1:32 Trumpeter
Furball deckles and resin seats

by Ryan Turgeon
1:48 Hasegawa
Rhino models intakes, Quikboost IMIR, MAW resin nose